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Sustainable Transportation Planning

Tools for Creating Vibrant, Healthy, and Resilient Communities

Wiley, J,
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"The Great American Dream of cruising down the parkway, zippingfrom here to there at any time has given way to a true nightmarethat is destroying the environment, costing billions and deeplyimpacting our personal well-being. Getting from A to B has neverbeen more difficult, expensive or miserable. It doesn't have to bethis way. Jeffrey Tumlin's book Sustainable TransportationPlanning offers easy-to-understand, clearly explained tips andtechniques that will allow us to quite literally take back ourroads. Essential reading for anyone who wants to drive ourtransportation system out of the gridlock."
-Marianne Cusato, home designer and author of Get Your HouseRight: Architectural Elements to Use and Avoid
?The book is full of useful ideas on nearly every page.?
? Bill DiBennedetto of Triple Pundit
As transportations-related disciplines of urban planning,architecture, landscape architecture, urban economics, and socialpolicy have undergone major internal reform efforts in recentdecades Written in clear, easy-to-follow language, this bookprovides planning practitioners with the tools they need to achievetheir cities? economic development, social equity and ecologicalsustainability goals. Starting with detailed advice for improvingeach mode of transportation, the book offers guidance on balancingthe needs of each mode against each other, whether on a downtownstreet, or a small town neighborhood, or a regional network.

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Titel: Sustainable Transportation Planning
Autoren/Herausgeber: Jeffrey Tumlin
Aus der Reihe: Wiley Series in Sustainable Design
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781118127605

Seitenzahl: 320
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

JEFFREY TUMLIN is an owner and sustainability practice leader of Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates, a San Francisco-based transportation planning and engineering firm that focuses on sustainable mobility. Over the past nineteen years, he has led station-area, downtown, citywide, and campus plans, and he has delivered various lectures and classes in twenty U.S. states and five other countries. His major development projects have succeeded in reducing their traffic and CO² emissions by as much as 40% and have accommodated many millions of square feet of growth with no net increase in motor vehicle traffic. These projects have won awards from the General Services Administration, American Planning Association, American Society of Landscape Architects, Congress for the New Urbanism, and Urban Land Institute.

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