Issue 138

September 2009



Fast Talk

  • Janette Sadik-Khan Wants New Yorkers to Walk This Way

    Janette Sadik-Khan cut through the congested knots of Manhattan traffic with a novel concept: Close some roads to cars. Green Light for Midtown, a project launched last May, has turned lanes of Broadway in Times Square and Herald Square into pedestrian zones--and sped up traffic.


From the Editor

  • Letter from the Editor: Lessons of the Edupunks

    Like many teenagers, my son spends a ton of time on his computer. His passion is designing icons to personalize a desktop or iPhone interface. He posts sets of these icons online for people to download. He doesn't get paid for any of this. But he loves doing i