New York, NY – Mayor Bloomberg offered a spirited defense yesterday of embattled Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, two days after she withdrew a controversial proposal to plop down a pedestrian mall in the middle of 34th Street.
“This woman has made some real innovations here in this city that will last and will be a very big deal,” the mayor declared, speaking of the sweeping streetscape changes undertaken during his administration.
He argued that Sadik-Khan should be given credit for backing off the original 34th Street plan, saying that indicated she had listened to community concerns.
“This woman can’t catch a break,” complained Bloomberg.
Full article in NY Post