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Planning and Urban Design Standards

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ISBN-10: 0471760900

ISBN-13: 9780471760900

Edition: 2007 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)

Authors: Frederick R. Steiner, Kent Butler, American Planning Association, Emina Sendich

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This text focuses on the physical and graphical aspects of planning and urban design environmental planning, transportation planning, GIS, and mapping with a particular eye towards smart growth.
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Book details

List price: $114.50
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/29/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Plans and Plan Making
Plan Making
Plan Making
Types of Plans
Comprehensive Plans
Urban Design Plans
Regional Plans
Neighborhood Plans
Transportation Plans
Housing Plans
Economic Development Plans
Parks and Open-Space Plans
Critical and Sensitive Areas Plans
Participation
Role of Participation
Stakeholder Identification
Surveys
Community Visioning
Charrettes
Public Meetings
Public Hearings
Computer-Based Public Participation
Environmental Planning and Management
Environmental Management Overview
Environmental Planning Considerations
Air
Air Quality
Air Sheds
Heat Islands
Water
Hydrologic Cycle
Watersheds
Aquifers
Rivers and Streams
Floodplains and Riparian Corridors
Wetlands
Beach and Dune Systems
Estuaries, Flats, and Marshes
Land
Slope, Relief, and Aspect
Soils Classification and Mechanics
Habitat Patches, Corridors, and Matrix
Biodiversity Protection
Hazards
Flood Hazards
Erosion and Sedimentation
Hurricanes and Coastal Storms
Landslides
Sinkholes and Subsidence
Earthquakes
Wildfires
Hazardous Materials
Tsunamis and Seiches
Noise and Vibration
Structures
Building Types
Residential Types
Single-Family Detached
Single-Family Attached
Multifamily Low-Rise
Multifamily Mid-Rise
Multifamily High-Rise
Manufactured Housing
Office Buildings
Elementary, Middle, and High Schools
Medical Facilities
Transportation
Sidewalks
Hierarchy of Streets and Roads
Street Networks and Street Connectivity
Vehicle Turning Radii
Traffic Calming
Pedestrian-Friendly Streets
Parking Lot Design
On-Street Bikeways
Multiuser Trails
Transit Systems
Utilities
Waste Management
Wastewater
Stormwater Runoff and Recharge
Water Supply
Wireless Infrastructure Overview
Parks and Open Space
Types of Parks
Greenways and Trails
Conservation Areas
Playgrounds
Farming and Forestry
Farms
Feedlots
Forestry
Places and Placemaking
Regions
Regions
Places and Districts
Neighborhoods
Neighborhood Centers
Historic Districts
Waterfronts
Arts 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
Safety
Walkability
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-LEED
Streetscape
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
Mapping
Mapping Data Overview
Aerial Photographs and Digital Orthophoto Quadrangles
U.S. Geological Survey Topographic Maps
Property Maps in Modern Cadastres
Census Data and Demographic Mapping
Remote Sensing and Satellite Image Classification
Geographic Information Systems
Visualization
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
Federal Legislation
State Enabling Legislation
Zoning Regulation
Subdivision Regulation
Planned Unit Development
Innovations in Local Zoning Regulations
Sign Regulation
Growth management
Adequate Public Facilities and Concurrency Management
Urban Growth Areas
Development Impact Fees
Transfer and Purchase of Development Rights
Preservation, Conservation, and Reuse
Open-Space Preservation Techniques
Farmland Preservation
Land Evaluation and Site Assessment
Viewshed Protection
Historic Structures
Brownfields
Economic and real estate development
Capital Improvement Programs
Tax Increment Financing
Financing Methods and Techniques
Financial Planning and Analysis: The Pro Forma
Resources
Planning Resources
Graphic Symbols and Drawing Annotations
Index