Janette Sadik-Khan


Janette Sadik-Khan served as Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation from 2007-2013, where she implemented an ambitious program to improve safety, mobility and sustainability, and ensure a state of good repair on the city’s roads, sidewalks, ferries and bridges.  Sadik-Khan oversaw a series of transformative projects including creating more pedestrian space in Times Square and along Broadway from Columbus Circle to Union Square, the planning and launch of seven Select Bus Service routes and the nation’s largest bike share program, the addition of 350 bicycle lanes and the installation and design of 54 plazas citywide, and the publication of a Street Design Manual and Street Works Manual that define new standards for creating more durable and attractive streets.  Before joining the Bloomberg Administration, she was a Senior Vice President of international engineering firm Parsons Brinckerhoff.  Prior to that, she served as Deputy Administrator of the Federal Transportation Administration.