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Transport Models In Urban Planning Practices

Author : Marco te Brömmelstroet
ISBN : 9781134921928
Genre : Architecture
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This book explores how transportation models can play a role in a changing transport planning and policy making context. Most models are rooted in decades of development work and are geared to offer value-free, academic and explicit knowledge to transport planning experts. However, planning practice has changed dramatically over the years, resulting in a less technical rational view on the use of such knowledge – especially so in early, strategy making phases. More and more complex policy goals, integration of a wide area of other policy domains, a wider, ever-changing and much more mixed group of planning participants and much more focus on ‘wicked problems’. The book maps how this influences the effectiveness of transport modelling exercises and explores several state-of-the-art implementations. This book was published as a special issue of Transport Reviews.

Integrating Human Health Into Urban And Transport Planning

Author : Mark Nieuwenhuijsen
ISBN : 9783319749839
Genre : Medical
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This volume brings together the world’s leading experts on urban and transport planning, environmental exposures, physical activity, health and health impact assessment to discuss challenges and solutions in cities. The book provides a conceptual framework and work program for actions and outlines future research needs. It presents the current evidence-base, the benefits of and numerous case studies on integrating health and the environment into urban development and transport planning. Within cities there is a considerable variation in the levels of environmental exposures such as ambient air pollution, noise, and temperature, green space availability and physical activity. Many of these exposures, and their adverse health impacts, are related to and are being exacerbated by urban and transport planning and policy. Emerging research suggests that urban and transport planning indicators such as road network, distance to major roads, traffic density, household density, industry, and natural and green space can explain a large proportion of the variability in environmental exposures and therefore represent important and highly modifiable factors. The urban environment is a complex interlinked system. Decision-makers need not only better data on the complexity of factors in environmental and developmental processes affecting human health, but also an enhanced understanding of the linkages between these factors and health effects to determine at which level to target their actions most effectively. In recent years, there also has been a shift from trying to change at the national level to more comprehensive and ambitious actions being developed and implemented at the regional and local levels. Cities have come to the forefront of providing solutions for environmental issues such as climate change, which has co-benefits for health, but yet need better knowledge for wider health-centric action. This book provides the latest and most up-to-date information and studies for academics and practitioners alike.

Railways Urban Development And Town Planning In Britain 1948 2008

Author : Dr Russell Haywood
ISBN : 9781409488255
Genre : Political Science
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This book provides a critical overview of the relationships between planning and railway management and development during the key period in the 20th Century when the railway was in public ownership: 1948–94. It assesses the strength of the relationships when working in collaboration with the private sector. The book then focuses on the interplay between planning and railway since privatization in 1994 and points to best practice for the future in institutional structures and policy development to secure improved outcomes.

Planning Practice

Author : Jessica Ferm
ISBN : 9781351203296
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Planning Practice: Critical Perspectives from the UK provides the only comprehensive overview of contemporary planning practice in the UK. Drawing on contributions from leading researchers in the field, it examines the tools, contexts and outcomes of planning practice. Part I examines planning processes and tools, and the extent to which theory and practice diverge, covering plan-making, Development Management, planning gain, public engagement and place-making. Part II examines the changing contexts within which planning practice takes place, including privatisation and deregulation, devolution and multi-level governance, increased ethnic and social diversity, growing environmental concerns and the changing nature of commercial real estate. Part III focuses on how planning practice produces outcomes for the built environment in relation to housing, infrastructure, economic progress, public transport and regeneration. The book considers what it means to be a reflective practitioner in the modern planning system, the constraints and opportunities that planners face in their daily work, and the ethical and political challenges they must confront.

Urban Planning

Author : Tüzin Baycan Levent
ISBN : IND:30000124480769
Genre : Political Science
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'This volume is indicative of the multi-dimensionality of the urban planning profession. It contains some of the most outstanding and ground breaking works that have been produced by some of the greatest thinkers in all the major fields of urban planning over the past half century.' - Hermanus S. Geyer, Potchefstroom Campus, North-West University, South Africa with the global expansion of urbanization there is a need to ensure that cities develop in a way that allows all residents to benefit from urban life. This volume contains a collection of classic and more recent papers that provide insight into the problems encountered in urbanization and the ways in which planning has evolved to meet the resultant challenges. It is broad in its coverage, and its content includes both theoretical and applied contributions as well as looking at urban planning issues in the developing as well as the developed world.

Transport And Public Policy Planning

Author : David Banister
ISBN : NWU:35556021162540
Genre : Transport - Politique gouvernementale
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Traffic Transportation And Urban Planning

Author : Institute of Transportation Engineers. Israel Section
ISBN : UOM:39015008059787
Genre : Political Science
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Catalogs Of Courses

Author : University of California, Berkeley
ISBN : UCLA:L0054845250
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Includes general and summer catalogs issued between 1878/1879 and 1995/1997.

Sustainability Energy And Alternative Fuels 2007

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ISBN : UCBK:C101977215
Genre : Fuel switching
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TRR no. 2017 includes 8 papers that explore policy making for sustainability in transport, indicators for comprehensive and sustainable transport planning, measuring sustainable accessibility, energy use of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, attitudes of diesel and hybrid new car buyers, greenhouse gas emissions of the U.S. transportation sector, oil independence, and macroeconomic effects of climate policies on road transport.

Canadian Journal Of Urban Research

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