Stanley, John (Adjunct professor),

How great cities happen. Integrating people, land use and transport. Janet Stanley; Roslynne Hansen. - xii, 303 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm - Cities Series . - Cities series. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents: Preface 1. Why this Book? 2. What Constitutes a `Good City': Some Case Studies 3. Economic Influences on Strategic Land Use Transport Policy and Planning 4. Land Use and Transport Designed to Meet Social Needs 5. A Neighbourhood Structured for Children and Youth 6. Housing Affordability: a Major Problem for Many Cities 7. The Interface with Land Use, Transport and Communities and the Environment 8. Governance 9. Funding 10. Putting an Integrated Land Use Transport Strategy Together Index

A must-read for charting sustainable urban futures, How Great Cities Happen is chock full of illustrative and inspiring international examples, highlighting experiences in two of the world's most livable cities - Melbourne and Vancouver. Key steps for creating great cities, informed by some of best research to date, are offered throughout. Here the authors stress good governance, reliable funding, affordable housing, and what so far has received scant attention in the literature, socially just and child-friendly communities.'

9781784718381 (hbk.) 1784718386

2016953918


Cities and towns.
Land use.
Urban transportation.
Housing.
City children.
Urban youth.

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