Transportation; Land Use; and Environmental Planning

Download Transportation; Land Use; and Environmental Planning written by Elizabeth Deakin in EPUB format. This book is under the category Engineering and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 128151676/9780128151679. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.


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Elizabeth Deakin






652 pages









Book Description

Transportation; Land Use; and Environmental Planning; (ePub/PDF) explores the practices and policies connecting transportation; land use; and environmental planning needed to attain a healthy environment; a flourishing economy; and a more equitable and inclusive society. It evaluates best practices for improving the performance of city and regional transportation systems; looking at such issues as mixed-use and higher density urban development; public transit; and non-motorized travel investments; radically transformed vehicles; and transportation systems. The ebook lays out the rising need for greater integration of transportation; land use; and environmental planning; looking keenly at transforming demographic needs; public health concerns; equity; housing affordability; and livability.

Moreover; strategies for achieving these desired results are presented; including urban design and land use planning; bike and pedestrian improvements; regional and corridor-level transit plans; demand management strategies; and upcoming technologies and services. The final part of the ebook examines implementation challenges; considering lessons from the US and around the world at both local and regional levels.

  • Introduces never-before-published research
  • Provides best practices for cycling; transit; urban design; and housing provision
  • Employs case studies from around the world that show alternative ways forward
  • Examines the political and institutional dimensions of sustainability planning at the urban and regional levels
  • Evaluates emerging developments; such as new vehicle technologies; smart cities; automated highways and transportation sharing


Offers best practices and policy debates for building a more sustainable future through integrating land use; transportation and environmental planning.

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