Urban Transportation Innovations Worldwide

Urban Transportation Innovations Worldwide

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This handbook of urban transportation planning presents case studies detailing 40 best practices from 33 states in America and 19 countries on six continents. Cities around the world have improved transportation options for their citizens. Roadways have seen the addition of walkways and bicycle lanes, and light-rail transit systems have reduced street traffic. These communities have decreased reliance on personal cars and enhanced their urban environments by reducing congestion, pollution, and the number and width of roadways. This volume discusses the dynamic field of urban transportation planning and provides resources for planning professionals and public officials interested in obtaining additional information on the latest trends.The a€œGreen Booka€ from the Association of American State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) (more formally ... As Eric Jaffe wrote in an article for Atlantic Cities in December, 2011: Although cities arena#39;t required to abide LOSanbsp;...

Title:Urban Transportation Innovations Worldwide
Author:Roger L. Kemp, Carl J. Stephani
Publisher:McFarland - 2015-02-17


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