Planning and Urban Design Standards

ISBN-10: 0471475815

ISBN-13: 9780471475811

Edition: 2005

List price: $200.00
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From the publishers of Architectural Graphic Standards, this book, created under the auspices of The American Planning Association, is the most comprehensive reference book on urban planning, design, and development available today. Contributions from more than two hundred renowned professionals provide rules of thumb and best practices for mitigating such environmental impacts as noise, traffic, aesthetics, preservation of green space and wildlife, water quality, and more. You get in-depth information on the tools and techniques used to achieve planning and design outcomes, including economic analysis, mapping, visualization, legal foundations, and real estate developments. Thousands of illustrations, examples of custom work by today's leading planners, and insider information make this work the new standard in the field. Order your copy today.
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List price: $200.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Limited
Publication date: 2/1/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 736
Size: 9.50" wide x 12.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 5.742
Language: English

Publisher's Note
User Guide
Plans and Plan Making
Plan Making
Plan Making
Types of Plans
Comprehensive Plans
Urban Design Plans
Regional Plans
Neighborhood Plans
Downtown Plans
Corridor Plans
Redevelopment Area Plans
Transportation Plans
Housing Plans
Economic Development Plans
Community Facilities Plans
Parks and Open-Space Plans
Critical and Sensitive Areas Plans
Hazard Mitigation Plans
Role of Participation
Stakeholder Identification
Asset Mapping
Community Visioning
Public Meetings
Public Hearings
Computer-Based Public Participation
Consensus Building and Dispute Resolution
Planning Movements
The Landscape Tradition
Engineering Livable Cities
Garden Cities
City Beautiful
Practical Planning
Regionalism, 1910 to 1940
Public Housing and Urban Renewal
Measuring and Modeling
Advocacy and Equity Planning
Urban Growth and Environmental Concerns
Statewide Land-Use Planning Programs
Redesigning Downtown
Renewed Neighborhoods, New Towns, and New Urbanism
New Regionalism: Environment, Politics, and Planning
Environmental Justice
Healthy Cities and Communities
Environmental Management
Environmental Management Overview
Environmental Planning Considerations
Air Quality
Air Sheds
Heat Islands
Hydrologic Cycle
Groundwater Movement and Recharge
Rivers and Streams
Floodplains and Riparian Corridors
River and Stream Restoration
Types of Wetlands
Wetlands Delineation
Wetlands Mitigation
Beach and Dune Systems
Estuaries, Flats, and Marshes
Soils Classification and Mechanics
Slope, Relief, and Aspect
Habitat Patches, Corridors, and Matrix
Disturbance Zones
Biodiversity Protection
Invasive Species
Flood Hazards
Erosion and Sedimentation
Hurricanes and Coastal Storms
Sinkholes and Subsidence
Underground Leaks
Hazardous Materials
Seiches and Tsunamis
Noise and Vibration
Residential Types
Single-Family Detached
Single-Family Attached
Multifamily Low-Rise
Multifamily Mid-Rise
Multifamily High-Rise
Manufactured Housing
Office Buildings
Warehouse and Distribution Facilities
Elementary, Middle, and High Schools
Fire and Rescue Stations
Police Stations
Medical Facilities
Hierarchy of Streets and Roads
Street Networks and Street Connectivity
Alleys and Driveways
Vehicle Turning Radii
Traffic Calming
Pedestrian-Friendly Streets
Considerations for Determining Parking Ratios
Shared Parking
Passenger Vehicle Dimensions for Parking Design
Vehicle Circulation for Parking Design
Parking Space Dimensions
Parking Lot Design
On-Street Bikeways
Multiuser Trails
Transit Planning Process
Bus Transit
Bus Rapid Transit
Rail Transit
Intermodal and Multimodal Transit Facilities
Airport and Land-Use Interface
Waste Management Overview
Transfer Stations
Waste Diversion
Hazardous Waste Management
Wastewater Overview
Wastewater Collection Systems
Wastewater Treatment
Natural Wastewater Treatment Systems
Stormwater Overview, Runoff, and Recharge
Stormwater Treatment
Stormwater Drainage and Flood Management
Water Supply
Water Treatment
Water Storage and Distribution
Water Conservation
Wireless Infrastructure Overview
Colocation of Wireless Equipment
Signs Generally
On-Premise Signs
Legal Issues in Sign Regulation
Parks and Open Space
Types of Parks
Greenways and Trails
Conservation Areas
Farming and Forestry
Places and Placemaking
Theories of City Form
Urban Patterns
Urban Morphology
Life-Cycle Model of Land-Use Change
Early Theories: Concentric Zones, Sector Theory, Multiple Nuclei
Recent Theories: Dispersed City, Edge City, Peripheral City
Places and Districts
Neighborhood Centers
Physical Structure of Downtowns
Commercial Corridors
Historic Districts
Specialty Retail Districts
Sexually Oriented Businesses
Arts Districts
Convention Center Districts
Industrial Parks
Office Parks
Main Streets
Development Types
Mixed-Use Development
Transit-Oriented Development
Conservation Development
Infill Development
Design Considerations
Environmental Site Analysis
Urban Analysis
Scale and Density
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-LEED
Energy-Efficient Development
Green Infrastructure
Wayfinding Systems
Analysis Techniques
Projections and Demand Analysis
Population Projections
Economic Base and Econometric Projections
Housing Needs Assessment
Parks, Recreation, and Open-Space Needs Assessment
Impact Assessment
Environmental Impact Assessment
Fiscal Impact Assessment
Traffic Impact Studies
Transit Impact Studies
Traffic Sheds
Mapping Data Overview
Aerial Photographs and Digital Orthophoto Quadrangles
U.S. Geological Survey Topographic Maps
Property Maps in Modern Cadastre
Census Data and Demographic Mapping
Remote Sensing and Satellite Image Classification
Geographic Information Systems
Visualization Overview
Montage Visualization
Three-Dimensional Visualization
Visual Preference Techniques
Implementation Techniques
Legal Foundations
Planning Law Overview
Property Rights, Police Power, Nuisance, and Vested Rights
Due Process and Equal Protection
Freedom of Religion and Expression
Eminent Domain, Takings, and Exactions
Clean Air Act
Clean Water Act
National Environmental Policy Act
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act
Endangered Species Act
Safe Drinking Water Act
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
Current Federal Transportation Laws
Federal Housing and Community Development Law
Federal Disaster Law
Other Federal Laws
State Enabling Legislation
State Environmental Policy Acts
Zoning Regulation
Subdivision Regulation
Planned Unit Development
Innovations in Local Zoning Regulations
Growth Management
Adequate Public Facilities and Concurrency Management
Urban Growth Areas
Development Impact Fees
Transfer and Purchase of Development Rights
Smart Growth Audits
Transportation and Land-Use Connection
Preservation, Conservation, and Reuse
Open-Space Preservation Techniques
Farmland Preservation
Land Evaluation and Site Assessment
Viewshed Protection
Historic Structures
Military Base Closure and Conversion
Rails To Trails
Revitalization and Economic Development
Capital Improvement Programs
Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities
Tax Increment Financing
Planned Manufacturing Districts
Redevelopment Agencies
Business Improvement Districts
Current Planning
Development Services
Staff Reports for Development Proposals
Site Plan Review
Design Guidelines
Real Estate Development
Financing Methods and Techniques
Financial Planning and Analysis: The Pro Forma
Development and Approval Process
APA Divisions and Chapters
The Planning Accreditation Board's Accredited University Planning Programs
Land-Based Classification Standards
Graphic Symbols and Drawing Annotations
National Planning Award Winners
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