Campbell Live’s great urban episode

On Monday night Campbell Live dedicated an entire show to urban issues. The first segment looked at density in Seattle showing that done well it can be popular and not a blight on the landscape.Next up was an interview with Janette Sadik-KhanAnd lastly a few vox-pops from what appears to be on Ponsonby Rd.…
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Janette Sadik-Khan on Radio NZ

As part of her recent visit, Janette Sadik-Khan undertook a couple of media interviews. Her chat with Kim Hill on Radio NZ was aired on Saturday and can be listened to here.Or listen here I believe she’ll also be on Campbell Live later tonight @TransportBlog @GenerationZer0 Evening team, HUGE show on Monday that’ll interest you.…
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Watch JSKs Auckland Conversations talk

If you missed Janette Sadik-Kahn’s awesome talk on Monday you can now watch it online (here). At 90 minutes for the whole thing it’s quite long but definitely worth it as it was a great talk. http://aucklandconversations.e-cast.co.nz/auckland-conversations/details/91 I’ve been hearing a l has a lot of talk from the council and Auckland Transport staff about getting on with making this city better using some of the ideas and techniques from JSK.…
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Janette Sadik-Khan in Auckland

Later this month is going to be one of the biggest Auckland Conversations events so far with former New York Transport Commissioner Janette Sadik Kahn visiting Auckland. I understand that already over 1500 people have signed up and the council want even more to do so.…
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See @pricetags next week

At the end of 2012 Gordon Price @pricetags visited Auckland and spoke at an Auckland Conversations event on Moving beyond Motordom.Auckland and Vancouver – The New Post-sustainability City: Allies from Unexpected Places Gordon Price – Director of City Programme, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Tuesday 25 February, doors open 5pm, welcome 5.30pm Upper NZI Conference Room, Aotea Centre, central Auckland Free Has sustainability had its time?…
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Transforming New York’s Streets – lessons for Auckland?

Here’s a great video of New York City transport commission Janette Sadik-Khan, talking about the transformation of many streets within New York City over the past few years to be much friendlier to pedestrians and cyclists:Perhaps the best suggestion she highlights are the benefits from changing streets quickly, cheaply and in a way that can be reversible if it doesn’t work.…
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What would New York do?

“One of our greatest innovations is our ability to move quickly. The normal capital construction program takes about five years. But we’ve been able to transform city streets virtually overnight. You can literally paint the city you want to see. You can do it with two traffic cones, a can of paint, and stone planters.” JSK BusinessWeek.…
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