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Better Buses, Better Cities

How to Plan, Run, and Win the Fight for Effective Transit

by Steven Higashide

<p>Imagine a bus system that is fast, frequent, and reliable—what would that change about your city?</p> <p>Buses can and should be the cornerstone of urban transportation. They offer affordable mobility and can connect citizens with every ...

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Beyond Benefit Cost Analysis

Accounting for Non-Market Values in Planning Evaluation

by Domenico Patassini

<p>Illustrated by case studies from Europe, North America and the Middle East, this book examines how non-market values can be identified, measured and incorporated into planning evaluation methodologies. The traditional means of assessing ...

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Beyond Gated Communities

by Samer Bagaeen & Ola Uduku

<p>Research on gated communities is moving away from the hard concept of a 'gated community' to the more fluid one of urban gating. The latter allows communities to be viewed through a new lens of soft boundaries, modern communication and ...

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Beyond Mobility

Planning Cities for People and Places

by Robert Cervero, Stefan Al & Erick Guerra

<p><em>Beyond Mobility</em> is about prioritizing the needs and aspirations of people and the creation of great places. This is asimportant, if not more important, than expediting movement. A stronger focus on accessibility and place creates ...

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Beyond the City

Resource Extraction Urbanism in South America

by Felipe Correa

During the last decade, the South American continent has seen a strong push for transnational integration, initiated by the former Brazilian president Fernando Henrique Cardoso, who (with the endorsement of eleven other nations) spearheaded the ...

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Bike Boom

The Unexpected Resurgence of Cycling

by Mr. Carlton Reid

<p>Bicycling advocates envision a future in which bikes are a widespread daily form of transportation. While many global cities are seeing the number of bike commuters increase, this future is still far away; at times, urban cycling seems to be ...

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Bike City Amsterdam

How Amsterdam Became the Cycling Capital of the World

by Fred Feddes, Marjolein de Lange & Beter Engels

<p>The book <em>Bike City Amsterdam</em>, <em>How Amsterdam became the cycling Capital of the World</em> , by Fred Feddes and Marjolein de Lange, is the first comprehensive inside history of sixty years of successful bicycle activism, policy and

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Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice

by Marian Macken

<p>Books orient, intrigue, provoke and direct the reader while editing, interpreting, encapsulating, constructing and revealing architectural representation. <em>Binding Space: The Book as Architectural Practice</em> explores the role of the ...

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Biodiversity in the Urban Landscape, Citygreen Issue 4

by Centre for Urban Greenery & Ecology, Singapore The Editorial Team

<p>CITYGREEN, winner of the APEX Awards for Publication Excellence for three consecutive years - 2014, 2013 and 2012, is a biannual publication of the Centre for Urban Greenery & Ecology, Singapore. It presents current research on greening and ...

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Blue Urbanism

Exploring Connections Between Cities and Oceans

by Timothy Beatley

What would it mean to live in cities designed to foster feelings of connectedness to the ocean? As coastal cities begin planning for climate change and rising sea levels, author Timothy Beatley sees opportunities for rethinking the relationship ...

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Blueprint for Greening Affordable Housing

by Global Green USA

<p><em>Blueprint for Green Affordable Housing</em> is a guide for housing developers, advocates, public agency staff, and the financial community that offers specific guidance on incorporating green building strategies into the design, ...

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Building an Emerald City

A Guide to Creating Green Building Policies and Programs

by Lucia Athens

<p>In 2000, Seattle, Washington, became the first U.S. city to officially adopt the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) “Silver” standards for its own major construction projects. In the midst of a ...

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Building the Cycling City

The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality

by Melissa Bruntlett & Chris Bruntlett

<p>The world isrediscovering the bicycle as a multi-pronged solution to acute, 21st-century problems, including affordability, obesity, congestion, climate change, inequity, and social isolation. The Netherlands has built an accessible cycling ...

ISBN: 9781610918800

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Buildings Are for People

Human Ecological Design

by Bill Caplan

<p>Buildings are for People: Human Ecological Design offers a new approach to the process of conceiving architectural design, one that considers the interactions of the built environment with people and the natural environment.The book exposes ...

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Capital Cities and Urban Sustainability

by Robert W. Orttung

<p><em>Capital Cities and Urban Sustainability</em> examines how capital cities use their unique hub resources to develop and disseminate innovative policy solutions to promote sustainability. Cities are taking a leading role in defining a ...

ISBN: 9780429759789

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Capital Dilemma

Growth and Inequality in Washington, D.C.

by Derek Hyra & Sabiyha Prince

<p><em>Capital Dilemma: Growth and Inequality in Washington, DC uncovers and explains the dynamics that have influenced the contemporary economic advancement of Washington, DC. This volume’s unique interdisciplinary approach using historical, ...

ISBN: 9781317501138

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Career Worth Planning

Starting Out and Moving Ahead in the Planning Profession

by Warren Jones & Natalie Macris

<p>Now that your planning degree is in sight or in hand, how and where can you find your &quot;dream job?&quot; Once you're on the job, what can you do to not just survive, but thrive and avoid common professional pitfalls? In <em>A Career Worth

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Changing Contexts in Spatial Planning

New Directions in Policies and Practices

by Janice Morphet

<p>This book considers the major forces that have emerged to reshape planning following 2010, including national infrastructure project delivery, the Localism Act (2011) and neighbourhood planning. This period also saw the introduction of the ...

ISBN: 9781351203098

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Characterising Neighbourhoods

Exploring Local Assets of Community Significance

by James Webb & Richard Guise

<p>It is increasingly important to define what constitutes the unique character of our neighbourhoods, in order to identify what we value and should protect, to pinpoint areas for improvement and places which could be enhanced through sensitive ...

ISBN: 9781317590996

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Chasing the City

Models for Extra-Urban Investigations

by Jeffrey S Nesbit & Joshua M Nason

<p>Historically, many architects, planners, and urban designers solicit idealistic depictions of a controllable urban environment made from highly regulated geometrical organizations and systematically defined processes. Rather than working as ...

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