Transit Metropolis A Global Inquiry

ISBN-10: 1559635916

ISBN-13: 9781559635912

Edition: 4th 1998

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Noted transportation expert Robert Cervero introduces the concept of the 'transit metropolis' - a region where there exists a workable relationship between transport systems and the urban environment.
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Book details

List price: $55.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Island Press
Publication date: 10/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Robert Cervero is professor of city and regional planning, Carmel P. Friesen Chair in Urban Studies, and director, Institute of Urban and Regional Development at the University of California-Berkeley. He is a frequent advisor and consultant on transport projects, both in the US and abroad, and was the first recipient of the Dale Prize for Excellence in Urban Planning Research. His books include Development around Transit, The Transit Metropolis, and Paratransit in America: Redefining Mass Transportation.

Preface
The Case for the Transit Metropolis
Transit and the Metropolis: Finding Harmony
Transit and the Changing World
Public Policies and the Sustainable Transit Metropolis
Adaptive Cities: Creating a Transit-Oriented Built Form
Orbiting the City with Rail-Served Satellites: Stockholm, Sweden
The Hand-Shaped Metropolis: Copenhagen, Denmark
The Master-Planned Transit Metropolis: Singapore
The Entrepreneurial Transit Metropolis: Tokyo, Japan
The Hybrids: Adaptive Cities and Adaptive Transit
Making Transit Work in the Land of the Autobahn: Munich, Germany
Busways and the Hybrid Metropolis: Ottawa, Canada
Creating a Linear City with a Surface Metro: Curitiba, Brazil
Strong-Core Cities: Transit and Central City Revitalization
Creating First-Class Transit with Transit-first Policies: Zurich, Switzerland
Trams, Trains, and Central City Revitalization: Melbourne, Australia
Adaptive Transit: Tailoring Transit to Serve Cities and Suburbs
Adaptive Light Rail Transit: Karlsruhe, Germany
Guided Busways: Adelaide, Australia
Hierarchical Transit: Mexico City, Mexico
The Transit Metropolis of Tomorrow
Drawing Lessons and Debunking Myths
North America's Aspiring Transit Metropolises
Selected Bibliography
Index
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