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

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780754642510
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 5/1/2005
  • Series: Urban Planning and Environment Series
  • Pages: 226
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Spatial planning, urban form and sustainable transport : an introduction 1
2 The relationship between land use and travel patterns : variations by household type 17
3 A lifestyles approach to investigating residential mobility and travel behaviour 42
4 Spatial analysis and modelling based on activities : a pilot study for Antwerpen and Gent, Belgium 61
5 Spatial development and leisure mobility in an ageing society 83
6 Reducing travel by design : what about change over time? 102
7 The effects of proximity to infrastructure on employment development : preliminary evidence from the Netherlands 123
8 The compact city as a means of reducing reliance on the car : a model-based analysis for a sustainable urban layout 139
9 Patterns of drivers' exposure to particulate matter 151
10 The Gordian knot : resisting sustainability in urban transport in Australia 171
11 Creating liveable streets : developing traffic management guidelines for Western Australia 183
12 Integrating land use policy into regional transport planning : the metropolitan planning process in the central Puget Sound region of Washingon State, USA 203
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