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The Resource Beyond mobility : planning cities for people and places, Robert Cervero, Erick Guerra, and Stefan Al

Beyond mobility : planning cities for people and places, Robert Cervero, Erick Guerra, and Stefan Al

Label
Beyond mobility : planning cities for people and places
Title
Beyond mobility
Title remainder
planning cities for people and places
Statement of responsibility
Robert Cervero, Erick Guerra, and Stefan Al
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Cities across the globe have been designed with a primary goal of moving people around quickly--and the costs are becoming ever more apparent. The consequences are measured in smoggy air basins, sprawling suburbs, unsafe pedestrian environments, and despite hundreds of billions of dollars in investments, a failure to stem traffic congestion. Every year our current transportation paradigm generates more than 1.25 million fatalities directly through traffic collisions. Worldwide, 3.2 million people died prematurely in 2010 because of air pollution, four times as many as a decade earlier. Instead of planning primarily for mobility, our cities should focus on the safety, health, and access of the people in them. Beyond Mobility is about prioritizing the needs and aspirations of people and the creation of great places. This is as important, if not more important, than expediting movement. A stronger focus on accessibility and place creates better communities, environments, and economies. Rethinking how projects are planned and designed in cities and suburbs needs to occur at multiple geographic scales, from micro-designs (such as parklets), corridors (such as road-diets), and city-regions (such as an urban growth boundary). It can involve both software (a shift in policy) and hardware (a physical transformation). Moving beyond mobility must also be socially inclusive, a significant challenge in light of the price increases that typically result from creating higher quality urban spaces. There are many examples of communities across the globe working to create a seamless fit between transit and surrounding land uses, retrofit car-oriented suburbs, reclaim surplus or dangerous roadways for other activities, and revitalize neglected urban spaces like abandoned railways in urban centers. The authors draw on experiences and data from a range of cities and countries around the globe in making the case for moving beyond mobility. Throughout the book, they provide an optimistic outlook about the potential to transform places for the better. Beyond Mobility celebrates the growing demand for a shift in global thinking around place and mobility in creating better communities, environments, and economies"--Publisher's website
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cervero, Robert
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
NA9051
LC item number
.C47 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Guerra, Erick
  • Al, Stefan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • City planning
  • City planning
  • City planning
  • City planning
  • Land use, Urban
  • Urban transportation
  • City planning
  • City planning
  • City planning
  • City planning
  • Land use, Urban
  • Urban transportation
  • ARCHITECTURE / Urban & Land Use Planning
  • TRANSPORTATION / Public Transportation
Label
Beyond mobility : planning cities for people and places, Robert Cervero, Erick Guerra, and Stefan Al
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-264) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • crt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The Global South
  • Emerging technologies
  • Toward sustainable urban futures
  • Urban recalibration
  • Better communities
  • Better environments
  • Better economies
  • Urban transformations
  • Suburban transformations
  • Transit-oriented development
  • Road contraction
Control code
982091884
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xiii, 278 pages
Isbn
9781610918343
Lccn
2017940670
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)982091884
Label
Beyond mobility : planning cities for people and places, Robert Cervero, Erick Guerra, and Stefan Al
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-264) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • crt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The Global South
  • Emerging technologies
  • Toward sustainable urban futures
  • Urban recalibration
  • Better communities
  • Better environments
  • Better economies
  • Urban transformations
  • Suburban transformations
  • Transit-oriented development
  • Road contraction
Control code
982091884
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xiii, 278 pages
Isbn
9781610918343
Lccn
2017940670
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)982091884

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