Thursday, October 6, 2016

Questions for TransportiCA's October Book Club Contest - "Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution"










-OCTOBER SELECTION QUESTIONS-

This contest has since ended; answers to questions are listed below.  Thank you for your interest, and please feel free to check out our November Book Club selection and contest questions.

Congrats to Mike Christensen of Salt Lake City; October's Book Club contest winner!

With every month's Book Club selection, TransportiCA provides three questions based-upon the reading.  If you send us all three correct responses by the end of the month, and your name is drawn, you will win a copy of the book, personally signed by the author.

For the October Book Club selection, TransportiCA has chosen Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution, by authors Janette Sadik-Khan and Seth Solomonow.  Currently the Transportation Principal for Bloomberg Associates, Sadik-Khan served as New York City's Transportation Commissioner from 2007-2013.  Having been a Pulitzer Prize-winning staff writer for the New York Times, Solomonow served as Sadik-Khan's Press Secretary at the NYC Department of Transportation, and is currently with Bloomberg Associates handling transportation.


The contest questions for this month's selection are:

1. The operating code is the underlying language that is given meaning when street design intersects with people.

2. True or false: Cities have never been cradles of culture, technology, and commerce, where history’s most luminous mind and civilizations converged.

3. According to sensationalists New York tabloids, what street’s bike lane became the most controversial slab of concrete outside the Gaza Strip?  Prospect Park West


To send-in your responses, submit via TransportiCA's "Comment Form" on the front-page (bottom left), sending your name, email address and answers.  The deadline for submission is Monday, 31 October 2016 at 23:59.

Thank you for your interest in the Book Club, and best of luck with the contest!
 

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