Meet Anna Luten, Amsterdam’s Bicycle Mayor
At Transportation Alternatives’ Vision Zero Cities conference yesterday, I got to spend a few minutes speaking with Anna Luten about her job as Amsterdam’s first “bicycle mayor” — a sort of ambassador, spokesperson, and inter-agency operative for bicycling in her city.
I wondered if creating a similar role here in New York could be helpful.
Should NYC have a bicycle mayor? What would the job look like here? Who would you nominate? Most people I spoke to thought it would be an excellent idea. Take a look: