Spatial Planning, Urban Form and Sustainable Transport (Urban Planning and Environment Series)

Spatial Planning, Urban Form and Sustainable Transport (Urban Planning and Environment Series)

by Katie Williams
     
 

ISBN-10: 0754642518

ISBN-13: 9780754642510

Pub. Date: 05/01/2005

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

This book addresses the relationship between travel patterns and the physical form of cities, and considers the role of spatial planning in that relationship. The book will be of interest to practitioners, academics and students in the fields of planning, transport and geography.  See more details below

Overview

This book addresses the relationship between travel patterns and the physical form of cities, and considers the role of spatial planning in that relationship. The book will be of interest to practitioners, academics and students in the fields of planning, transport and geography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754642510
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
05/01/2005
Series:
Urban Planning and Environment Series
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

1Spatial planning, urban form and sustainable transport : an introduction1
2The relationship between land use and travel patterns : variations by household type17
3A lifestyles approach to investigating residential mobility and travel behaviour42
4Spatial analysis and modelling based on activities : a pilot study for Antwerpen and Gent, Belgium61
5Spatial development and leisure mobility in an ageing society83
6Reducing travel by design : what about change over time?102
7The effects of proximity to infrastructure on employment development : preliminary evidence from the Netherlands123
8The compact city as a means of reducing reliance on the car : a model-based analysis for a sustainable urban layout139
9Patterns of drivers' exposure to particulate matter151
10The Gordian knot : resisting sustainability in urban transport in Australia171
11Creating liveable streets : developing traffic management guidelines for Western Australia183
12Integrating land use policy into regional transport planning : the metropolitan planning process in the central Puget Sound region of Washingon State, USA203

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