Reimagining NYC Streets - TransitCenter

Reimagining NYC Streets

An Evening Conversation & Reception w/ Architect Jan Gehl, Manhattan BP Gale Brewer & NYC DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg

What makes a great street? How can we make New York City’s streets welcoming for all users? Will the coming closure of the L train provide an opportunity to transform 14th Street?

Renowned architect Jan Gehl joined Regional Plan Association, TransitCenter, Transportation Alternatives and other special guests for an evening of conversation about innovative ways to bring change to New York’s streetscape.


Jan Gehl, Architect & Founding Partner, Gehl Architects on what he has learned in his 50 years designing streets for people.

Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President


Polly Trottenberg, NYC Department of Transportation Commissioner Moderator:

Juliette Michaelson, Executive Vice President, Regional Plan Association