Jane Jacobs, the woman who singlehandedly took down megalomaniacal automobile- obsessed city planner Robert Moses, is the philosopher behind Transportation Alternatives ’s multi-modal mission to reclaim streets as public space for pedestrians, bicycles and transit.
As part of an international weekend of Jane Jacobs’ events, we invite you to see all we’ve accomplished in her inspiration . Walk with us from Time Square Plaza , to Gansevoort Plaza, on neighborhoods streets transformed by T.A. and CHEKPEDS to reflect Jane Jacobs’ legacy. Reserve your Spot – RSVP
Jane Jacobs Walk
Saturday May 5th , 8:15 – 11:00 a.m.
Broadway and West 47th Street – top of TKTS steps
—walking history with one of New York’s finest architects, Jim Braddock,
—a stroll on the hidden grounds of the General Theological Seminary,
—a meet ‘n greet up on The High Line with one of their docents,
—pedestrian and cycling infrastructure breakthroughs in Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen…
— BREAKFAST from the delicious CITY BAKERY