Governing- How a Brooklyn Brewmaster Helped Make New York City Safer for Pedestrians

It’s about public health and traffic safety. The key is having the decisionmakers at the table,analyzing the data together.

“Hindy noticed how streets in Stockholm and Copenhagen were engineered to give cyclists and pedestrians as much a priority on the streets as cars. That seemed to foster respect among drivers for the other roadway users, too.”

“You don’t have to be a transportation enthusiast to see you’re in a different place with different priorities than most cities in America,” says Hindy.

 

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