Meet Anna Luten, Amsterdam’s Bicycle Mayor

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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:

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