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Sustainability and Cities Overcoming Automobile Dependence

ISBN-10: 1559636602

ISBN-13: 9781559636605

Edition: 2nd 1999

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

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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

Preface
Acknowledgments
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
References
Index