“A lot can be done in 4 years to change completely a city and make it more sustainable.” Janette Sadik-Khan
Keynote lecture by Janette Sadik-Khan, former Commissioner of the Department of Transportation, The City of New York, at reSITE conference Prague Czech Republic, May 24, 2012.
Commissioner Sadik-Khan speaks about the importance of vision and strategic plans held by the city government as the essential tool for improving urban environment.
reSITE is an international nonprofit platform based in Prague. We work at the intersection of architecture, urbanism, politics, culture, and economics. We act as a catalyst for social action and innovative leadership.
We encourage an exchange of ideas about making cities more livable, competitive and resilient. We protect and promote public space, architecture, and sustainable development in cities.
Why? To stimulate action for sustainable urban design and therefore better cities. We stand for public space.