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  • Driverless Urban Futures

    A Speculative Atlas for Autonomous Vehicles, 1st Edition

    By AnnaLisa Meyboom

    Since the industrial revolution, innovations in transportation technology have continued to re-shape the spatial organization and temporal occupation of the built environment. Today, autonomous vehicles (AVs, also referred to as self-driving cars) represent the next disruptive innovation in…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge

  • Best Practices in Metropolitan Transportation Planning

    1st Edition

    By Reid Ewing, Keith Bartholomew

    Planning at a metropolitan scale is important for effective management of urban growth, transportation systems, air quality, and watershed and green-spaces. It is fundamental to efforts to promote social justice and equity. Best Practices in Metropolitan Transportation Planning shows how the most…

    Paperback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge

  • A Guide to Parking

    1st Edition

    Edited by International Parking Institute

    If you own a car, use public transportation, go to work or school, use health care, shop or dine out, or are part of a metropolitan community, parking affects you, probably in more ways than you’ve thought about. Because parking has such a huge effect on what happens in cities and towns and how the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Parking and the City

    1st Edition

    By Donald Shoup

    Donald Shoup brilliantly overcame the challenge of writing about parking without being boring in his iconoclastic 800-page book The High Cost of Free Parking. Easy to read and often entertaining, the book showed that city parking policies subsidize cars, encourage sprawl, degrade urban design,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-11
    Routledge

  • Connecting Places, Connecting People

    A Paradigm for Urban Living in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Reena Tiwari

    What is a better community? How can we reconfigure places and transport networks to create environmentally friendly, economically sound, and socially just communities? How can we meet the challenges of growing pollution, depleting fossil fuels, rising gasoline prices, traffic congestion, traffic…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05
    Routledge

  • Costs of Sprawl

    1st Edition

    By Reid Ewing, Shima Hamidi

    Across the nation, the debate over metropolitan sprawl and its impact has become pivotal to urban planning. A decade and a half ago, Smart Growth America and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sought to raise the level of the debate by sponsoring groundbreaking research to quantitatively…

    Paperback – 2017-06-09
    Routledge

  • In Motion

    The Experience of Travel, 1st Edition

    By Tony Hiss

    In this extraordinarily wide-ranging, insightful, and revelatory book, Tony Hiss is the much-praised author of The Experience of Places delves into a unique and instantly recognizable (though previously undescribed) experience that can happen to us when we travel, a special understanding and…

    Paperback – 2012-07-01
    Routledge

  • The High Cost of Free Parking

    Updated Edition, 1st Edition

    By Donald Shoup

    One of the American Planning Association’s most popular and influential books is finally in paperback, with a new preface from the author on how thinking about parking has changed since this book was first published. In this no-holds-barred treatise, Donald Shoup argues that free parking has…

    Paperback – 2011-04-01
    Routledge

  • U.S. Traffic Calming Manual

    1st Edition

    By Reid Ewing

    A comprehensive how-to manual for traffic calming in the United States. Planners and engineers can look to this manual for guidance on the appropriate use, design, and signing and marking of traffic-calming measures. For local officials, developers, and community associations, it is an introduction…

    Hardback – 2009-03-15
    Routledge

  • The Right to Transportation

    Moving to Equity, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Sanchez

    Does transportation affect the lives of minority, low-income, elderly, and physically disabled citizens? The answer is yes, and those effects can be profound, according to The Right to Transportation. The authors argue that transportation policies can limit access to education, jobs, and services…

    Paperback – 2008-01-15
    Routledge

  • Parking Management Best Practices

    2nd Edition

    By Todd Litman

    This book is a blueprint for developing an integrated parking plan. It explains how to determine parking supply and affect parking demand, as well as how to calculate parking facility costs. It also offers information about shared parking, parking maximums, financial incentives, tax reform, pricing…

    Hardback – 2006-03-14
    Routledge

  • Transportation & Land Use Innovations

    When you can't pave your way out of congestion, 1st Edition

    By Reid Ewing

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. This handbook introduces community leaders to an understanding of transportation mobility, offering suggestions to reduce congestion, automobile dependence, and vehicle miles of travel.…

    Paperback – 1997-01-01
    Routledge

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