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Pedestrian- and Transit-Oriented Design - Reid Ewing; Keith Bartholomew
Call Number: HE 336 .P43 E95 2013
ISBN: 9780874202014
Publication Date: 2013
Explaining how to design spaces for pedestrians while also accommodating transit needs, this book is an excellent reference for students, public sector planners and officials, and private sector designers and developers seeking to make places more pedestrian- and transit-friendly. Written by a noted expert on pedestrian design and planning, this handbook contains examples of zoning codes from different localities.

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Urban Street Design Guide - National Association of City Transportation Officials
Call Number: HE 305 .N32 2013
ISBN: 9781610914949
Publication Date: 2013
The NACTO Urban Street Design Guide shows how streets of every size can be reimagined and reoriented to prioritize safe driving and transit, biking, walking, and public activity. This design guide emphasizes the core principle that urban streets are public places and have a larger role to play in communities than solely being conduits for traffic.0; The well-illustrated guide offers blueprints of street design from multiple perspectives, from the bird's eye view to granular details with case studies from around the country.

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Planning Sustainable Transport - Barry Hutton
Call Number: HE 193 .H88 2013
ISBN: 9781849713900
Publication Date: 2013
Transport choices must be transformed to cope with sustainability and climate change, but transport systems are very complex. This book offers a cross-disciplinary overview of transport systems and the ways in which they interact with urban and regional planning decisions and environmental issues. It offers a thoughtful critique of existing methodology and policy, raising issues, providing facts, explaining linkages and, stimulating debate.

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Sustainable Transportation Planning - Jeffrey Tumlin
Call Number: HE 151 .T86 2012
ISBN: 9780470540930
Publication Date: 2012
"The Great American Dream of cruising down the parkway, zipping from here to there at any time has given way to a true nightmare that is destroying the environment, costing billions and deeply impacting our personal well-being. This book offers easy-to-understand, clearly explained tips and techniques that will allow us to quite literally take back our roads.

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Urban Bikeway Design Guide - National Association of City Transportation Officials
Call Number: TE 301 .N38 2012
ISBN: 9781610914369
Publication Date: 2012
The NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide, Second Edition, is based on the experience of the best cycling cities in the world. The Guide offers substantive guidance for cities seeking to improve bicycle transportation in places where competing demands for the use of the right-of-way present unique challenges.

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Design for Transport - Mike Tovey
ISBN: 9781409433255
Publication Date: 2012
This ebook shows how creative designers can take a user-focused approach for a wide range of types of transport products and systems. In so doing their starting point is one of creative dissatisfaction with what is currently available, and their specialist capability is in imagining and developing new solutions which respond to that opportunity.

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The Theory and Method of Design and Optimization for Railway Intelligent Transportation Systems (RITS) - Wang Zhou; Jia Li-min; Jia Li-Min
ISBN: 9781608051380
Publication Date: 2011
This ebook explains the theory and methods of system optimization design for railway intelligent transportation systems (RITS), which optimizes RITS total performance by decreasing the difficulty and cost of system development and increasing the system efficiency. Readers will understand key concepts of RITS and the latest research relevant to China and other countries where RITSs have been developed.


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