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A Constructive "Streetfight"

Viking Press

For all its reputation as a place of white-knuckle driving, New York City is rather friendly to drivers and other occupants of the streets. 

Janette Sadik-Khan saw to that in her time as the city transportation commissioner.  Her work included creating bike lanes on streets, forcing other vehicles to share the road and making the streets more pedestrian-friendly in the process. 

But making the changes was not always easy, as Sadik-Khan explains in her book Streetfight.  She drops by The Exchange with highlights. 

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.