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Sustainability and Cities Overcoming Automobile Dependence

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ISBN-10: 1559636602

ISBN-13: 9781559636605

Edition: 2nd 1999

Authors: Peter Newman, Jeffrey R. Kenworthy, Jeffrey Kenworthy

List price: $60.00
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Our dependence on cars is a huge problem - but the authors argue that it can be overcome and a new form of urban organisation developed. They examine the trends which shape global cities and establishes transport priorities within this framework.
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Island Press
Publication date: 2/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

The Concept of Sustainability and its Relationship to Cities
The Problem of Automobile Dependence at the End of the Twentieth Century
The Pattern of Automobile Dependence and Global Cities
A Vision of Reduced Automobile Dependence
Greening the Automobile-dependent City
Promoting Sustainable Urban Change
Ethics, Spirituality, and Community in the Sustainable City
Summary and Conclusions
Data and Methodology for the Thirty-seven-city Study for the World Bank
Growth Management Approaches and Guidelines
A Checklist for City Sustainability Using Economic Efficiency, Social Equity, Environmental Responsibility, and Human Livability Criteria
An Economic Impact Statement for Urban Development
Guidelines for New Urbanism Developments (The Ahwahnee Principles)
A Guide to the Provision of Better Transit and Land Use Integration in Auto Cities