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  1. Designing Urban Transformation

    By Aseem Inam

    While designers possess the creative capabilities of shaping cities, their often-singular obsession with form and aesthetics actually reduces their effectiveness as they are at the mercy of more powerful generators of urban form. In response to this paradox, Designing Urban Transformation addresses...

    Published November 26th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Better Public Transit Systems

    Analyzing Investments and Performance, 2nd Edition

    By Eric Christian Bruun

    Better Public Transit Systems is a complete primer for performance and investment analysis of public transportation. Whether you’re planning a major new public transit project, an extension or expansion of an existing system, or evaluating the needs of your current system, this book provides the...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Planning for the Deceased

    By Carlton Basmajian, Christopher Coutts, Dwight H Merriam, Patricia Salkin

    Can better cemeteries make better communities? As the baby boom generation ages, demand for interment is inevitably rising. The way planners respond will have lasting impact on cities and towns. This sensible yet sensitive guide addresses questions planners everywhere are facing. What happens to...

    Published November 6th 2013 by APA Planners Press

  4. The Rules that Shape Urban Form

    By Donald L Elliott, Matthew Goebel, Chad B Meadows

    From the Euclidean box to the SmartCode, planners have a wide range of tools for shaping the form of cities and how they function. This practical report looks at six ways cities have adopted "form-based" zoning tools and the results that followed. Case studies describe the pros, cons, and...

    Published November 6th 2013 by APA Planners Press

  5. Planning Chicago

    By D Bradford Hunt, Jon B DeVries

    Urban planning might have been born in Chicago ("Make no little plans"), but that was more than a century ago, in a very different city. Today’s city is not the product of Daniel Burnham, the White City, or Mrs. O’Leary’s cow. It’s the Rust Belt Metropolis That Could—the one that has not only...

    Published November 6th 2013 by APA Planners Press

  6. Integrated Urban Models Volume 2: New Research and Applications of Optimization and Dynamics (Routledge Revivals)

    By Stephen H. Putman

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Following on from Integrated Models Volume 1: Policy Analysis of Transportation and Lane Use (Routledge Library Editions, 2006), this book bridges the gap between the scholars and the practitioners of transportation and land-use modelling. First published in 1991, chapters discuss...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Public Space and the Challenges of Urban Transformation in Europe

    Edited by Ali Madanipour, Sabine Knierbein, Aglaée Degros

    European cities are changing rapidly in part due to the process of de-industrialization, European integration and economic globalization. Within those cities public spaces are the meeting place of politics and culture, social and individual territories, instrumental and expressive concerns. Public...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Green Infrastructure

    A Landscape Approach

    By David C Rouse, Ignacio Bunster-Ossa

    From the beginning, the landscape has determined where and how people live. Over time, people embellished the natural landscape with an infrastructure of roads, aqueducts, bridges, ports, power plants, and more. Now communities are turning their attention to the central planning challenge of our...

    Published October 30th 2013 by APA Planners Press

  9. Spatial Planning and the New Localism

    Edited by Graham Haughton, Philip Allmendinger

    This book looks at the transition from New Labour’s ‘Spatial Planning’ approach to the Coalition Government’s preferred ‘Localism’ approach. Localism we are told will liberate local planners from the heavy hand of central government and allow planning to flourish at the local level. Alternatively,...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Urban Challenges in Spain and Portugal

    Edited by Nuria Benach, Andrés Walliser

    Contemporary cities in the Iberian Peninsula have gone through a period of dramatic changes during the last decade. A period of upward economic indicators and massive urbanization was followed by a tremendous financial crash in 2007 that sank Spanish and Portuguese societies into a profound crisis....

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge