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Spatial Planning Urban Form and Sustainable Transport

Spatial Planning  Urban Form and Sustainable Transport

Detail Book : Spatial Planning Urban Form and Sustainable Transport written by Katie Williams, published by Routledge which was released on 02 March 2017. Download Spatial Planning Urban Form and Sustainable Transport Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle. The ways in which we travel have a huge impact on sustainability. This book addresses the relationship between travel patterns and the physical form of cities, and considers the role of spatial planning in that relationship. Three sections present empirical research and commentaries from leading academics and practitioners from Europe, the USA, Australia and Japan. The first section considers the impact of urban form in combination with factors such as lifestyles and socio-demographic change on sustainable transport. The second addresses the impact of different elements of urban form, such as density, configuration and mix of uses, on mobility. The final section focuses on issues surrounding the implementation of spatial planning policies to support sustainable travel. The book will be of interest to practitioners, academics and students in the fields of planning, transport and geography.

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Author : Katie Williams
Release Date : 02 March 2017
Publisher : Routledge
Rating : 4/5 (from 21 users)
Pages : 240
ISBN : 1351898728
Format : PDF, ePUB, KF8, PDB, MOBI, Tuebl
Spatial Planning  Urban Form and Sustainable Transport

Spatial Planning Urban Form and Sustainable Transport

The ways in which we travel have a huge impact on sustainability. This book addresses the relationship between travel patterns and the physical form of cities, and considers the role of spatial planning in that relationship. Three sections present empirical research and commentaries from leading academics and practitioners from Europe,

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Transforming Cities with Transit

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'Transforming Cities with Transit' explores the complex process of transit and land-use integration and provides policy recommendations and implementation strategies for effective integration in rapidly growing cities in developing countries.

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Housing  Transport and Urban Form

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Achieving Sustainable Urban Form

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Achieving Sustainable Urban Form represents a major advance in the sustainable development debate. It presents research which defines elements of sustainable urban form - density, size, configuration, detailed design and quality - from macro to micro scale. Case studies from Europe, the USA and Australia are used to illustrate good

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Spatial Planning  Urban Form and Sustainable Transport

Spatial Planning Urban Form and Sustainable Transport

The ways in which we travel have a huge impact on sustainability. This book addresses the relationship between travel patterns and the physical form of cities, and considers the role of spatial planning in that relationship. Three sections present empirical research and commentaries from leading academics and practitioners from Europe,

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Land Use Management and Transportation Planning

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The interface between land use management and transportation planning represents probably the most important spatial impact in sustainable land use, mobility and transportation development. Prior to this book, only limited attempts have been made to integrate these topics as to enhance smart growth and sustainable development principles within spatial systems.

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Essays in Transportation Economics and Policy

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Urban Form and Transport Accessibility

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'This collection of seminal papers reflects on the long history of research on urban form and transport accessibility, and it includes contributions from many of the most influential thinkers in urban and regional science. Now they have all been assembled in a single volume that is accessible to all researchers

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The Future of Urban Form

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Transportation  Land Use  and Environmental Planning

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Transportation, Land Use, and Environmental Planning examines the practices and policies linking transportation, land use and environmental planning needed to achieve a healthy environment, thriving economy, and more equitable and inclusive society. It assesses best practices for improving the performance of city and regional transportation systems, looking at such issues

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Urban and Transit Planning

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A volume of five parts, this book is a culmination of selected research papers from the second version of the international conferences on Urban Planning & Architectural Design for sustainable Development (UPADSD) and Urban Transit and Sustainable Networks (UTSN) of 2017 in Palermo and the first of the Resilient and Responsible Architecture

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ECMT Round Tables Transport  Urban Form and Economic Growth

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The last decade has seen the rise of urban design which has taken a central position in the new agendas for urban regeneration and renaissance. Urban design has moved from marginality to mainstream. The principles espoused by urban designers over the past thirty years are now accepted as key to

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