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KI Forum Presents: Janette Sadik-Khan

Former Transportation Commissioner for New York City

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

6:30 pm

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

1001 Bissonnet

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Houston is experiencing a paradigm shift in its urban agenda. Fueled by growth in the city’s urban core, the need for complete streets, alternative transportation options and public gathering space is more apparent than ever. Now is the time for Houston’s urban revolution.

Join us in the Brown Auditorium at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston on Wednesday May 18 at 6:30 pm to hear Janette Sadik-Khan explain how to build an urban revolution. A book signing and reception will follow the talk.

As a part of the Kinder Institute Forum’s mission, this event is offered free to the public. Space is limited. Please RSVP.

Janette Sadik-Khan

Janette Sadik-Khan

Former Transportation Commissioner for New York City

 

Janette Sadik-Khan is the former transportation commissioner for New York City. Sadik-Khan is one of the world’s foremost authorities on transportation and urban transformation. She led New York’s transportation department from 2007 to 2013 under Mayor Michael Bloomberg, overseeing historic changes to New York City’s streets. Her department was responsible for closing Broadway to cars in Times Square, building nearly 400 miles of bike lanes and creating more than 60 plazas citywide.

A founding principal with Bloomberg Associates, she works with mayors around the world to reimagine and redesign their cities. She chairs the National Association of City Transportation Officials, implementing new, people-focused street design standards, which have been adopted in 40 cities across the continent.

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The Kinder Institute thanks its promotional partners:

Bike Houston

Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services

UT School of Public Health

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