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  1. Urban Environmental Stewardship and Civic Engagement

    How planting trees strengthens the roots of democracy

    By Dana R. Fisher, Erika S. Svendsen, James Connolly

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Once considered the antithesis of a verdant and vibrant ecosystem, cities are now being hailed as highly efficient and complex social ecological systems. Emerging from the streets of the post-industrial city are well-tended community gardens, rooftop farms and other viable habitats capable of...

    Published February 11th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery

    Next Generation

    By James Schwab

    In 1998, the American Planning Association published the first guidebook for local planners confronting all types of natural disasters: flood, earthquake, tornado, wildfire, and hurricane. Now APA has issued a report with the latest policies and procedures. The updated manual offers a no-nonsense...

    Published February 11th 2015 by APA Planners Press

  3. Urbanism and Transport

    Building Blocks for Architects and City and Transport Planners

    By Helmut Holzapfel

    Helmut Holzapfel’s Urbanism and Transport, a bestseller in its own country, now available in English, examines the history and the future of urban design for transport in major European cities. Urbanism and Transport shows how the automobile has come to dominate the urban landscape of cities...

    Published February 11th 2015 by Routledge

  4. One Idea, Many Plans

    An American City Design Concept in Independent India

    By Sanjeev Vidyarthi

    Planners tend to promote formal plans as the only game in town while diverse efforts of urban actors shape our cities. Tracking the development of American "neighborhood unit" concept in independent India’s planning practice and literature—from the national level policies to on-the-ground...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Market Towns

    Roles, challenges and prospects

    By Neil Powe, Trevor Hart, Tim Shaw

    Original and insightful, this volume, giving in-depth consideration to the key issues affecting the future of market towns, provides readers with a framework for evaluating policy initiatives and progress in market towns. Through a detailed analysis of the characteristics of over 200 towns and...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Barriers to Sustainable Transport

    Institutions, Regulation and Sustainability

    Edited by Piet Rietveld, Roger R. Stough

    Series: Transport, Development and Sustainability Series

    The complexity of transportation systems and their negative social and environmental effects are today at the centre of attention. This book focuses on the impact of institutions and regulatory systems on transport systems and travel behaviour. While institutions appear to play an important...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Transport, Climate Change and the City

    By Robin Hickman, David Banister

    Sustainable travel behaviours have long been sought after in cities around the world, particularly in industrialised countries, but also increasingly in the emerging cities of Asia, South America and Africa. Progress however appears difficult to make as the private car, still largely fuelled by...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Planning and Conflict

    Critical Perspectives on Contentious Urban Developments

    Edited by Enrico Gualini

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    Planning and Conflict discusses the reasons for conflicts around urban developments and analyzes their shape in contemporary cities. It offers an interdisciplinary framework for scholars to engage with the issue of planning conflicts, focusing on both empirical and theoretical inquiry. By ...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Health and Environmental Impact Assessment

    An integrated approach

    By British Medical Association

    Health and the environment are intimately linked. Bad environments can cause ill-health, whether it be asthma worsened by air pollution, poisoning by exposure to hazardous substances, injury caused by fast-moving machinery, stress due to noise or social isolation resulting from poorly designed...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Integrated Transport and Land Use Modeling for Sustainable Cities

    Edited by Michel Bierlaire, Andre de Palma, Ricardo Hurtubia, Paul Waddell

    Integrated transport and land use models are an increasingly used tool for evaluation of urban policy and large scale projects. Although there is a well-built theoretical background supporting the existing models, there are few exhaustive descriptions of the methodological implications and...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge