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  • DESIGNING STREETS FOR KIDS
    Making a city that works for children creates a city that better serves all of its residents, across ages and abilities. Yet we have created unsafe street conditions for children in cities around the world. Every day more than 500 children die in road crashes globally. The physical and mental health benefits of walking and biking are challenged by speeding traffic and unsafe pe...

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  • BLUE URBANISM. EXPLORING CONNECTIONS BETWEEN CITIES AND OCEANS
    BEATLEY, TIMOTHY
    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 between urban development and the ocean. Modern society is more dependent upon ocean resources than people are commonly aware of—from o...

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  • HOW TO STUDY PUBLIC LIFE
    JAN GEHL, BIRGITTE SVARRE
    How do we accommodate a growing urban population in a way that is sustainable, equitable, and inviting? This question is becoming increasingly urgent to answer as we face diminishing fossil-fuel resources and the effects of a changing climate while global cities continue to compete to be the most vibrant centers of culture, knowledge, and finance.Jan Gehl has been examining thi...

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  • COMPLETING OUR STREETS
    MCCANN, BARBARA
    Across the country, communities are embracing a new and safer way to build streets for everyone;even as they struggle to change decades of rules, practice, and politics that prioritize cars. They have discovered that changing the design of a single street is not enough: they must upend the way transportation agencies operate. Completing Our Streets begins with the story of how ...

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  • TRANSIT STREET DESIGN GUIDE
    Aa. VV.
    Transit and cities grow together. As cities work to become more compact, sustainable, and healthy, their work is paying dividends: in 2014, Americans took 10.8 billion trips on public transit, the highest since the dawn of the highway era. But most of these trips are on streets that were designed to move private cars, with transit as an afterthought. The NACTO Transit Street De...

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  • URBAN STREET STORMWATER GUIDE
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    The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) and the Global Designing Cities Initiative recently announced the launch of the Global Street Design Guide as a globally accessible document that can be downloaded at no cost, allowing urban planners, designers and transportation practitioners in cities around the world to immediately implemen...

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  • GLOBAL STREET DESIGN GUIDE
    Aa. VV.
    The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) and the Global Designing Cities Initiative recently announced the launch of the Global Street Design Guide as a globally accessible document that can be downloaded at no cost, allowing urban planners, designers and transportation practitioners in cities around the world to immediately implemen...

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  • PEOPLE CITIES
    JAN GEHL

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