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Urban transportation planning in the United States : history, policy, and practice / Edward Weiner.
By: Weiner, Edward.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Springer, 2013Edition: Fourth edition.Description: xviii, 368 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781461454069 (hbk.); 1461454069 (hbk.).Subject(s): Urban transportation policy -- United States -- HistoryDDC classification: 388.40973 WEI Online resources: Table of contents
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|388.4095487 COM 007660 Comprehensive traffic and transportation study for Gulbarga city : Inception report /||388.40973 VUC 002432 Urban transit systems and technology /||388.40973 WEI 001130 Urban transportation planning in the United States : history, policy, and practice /||388.40973 WEI 009104 Urban transportation planning in the United States : history, policy, and practice / Edward Weiner.||388.4109547 GAU 013105 Innovations in design : Ahmadabad bus rapid transit system /||388.411 BOS 012029 Environmental quality of multiple roadway boulevards /||388.411 GEO 012271 Geometric designs standards for urban roads in plains /|
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-352) and index.
Introduction.- Early Highway Planning.- Launching Urban Transportation Planning and the Interstate Highway Program.- Urban Transportation Planning Comes of Age.- Improving Intergovernmental Coordination.- Rising Concern for the Environment and Citizen Involvement.- Beginnings of Multimodal Urban Transportation Planning.- Transition to Short-Term Planning.- Emphasizing Urban Economic Revitalization.- Decentralization of Decisionmaking.- Promoting Private Sector Participation.- The Need for Strategic Planning.- The Growth of Sustainable Development.- Expanding Participatory Democracy.- Moving Towards Performance Based Planning.- Concluding Remarks.
This comprehensive text examines the evolution of urban transportation planning from early developments in highway planning in the 1930s to today's concerns over sustainable development, security, and pollution control.