Urban Transportation Planning in the United States: History, Policy, and Practice / Edition 3

Urban Transportation Planning in the United States: History, Policy, and Practice / Edition 3

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by Edward Weiner
     
 

This comprehensive text examines the evolution of urban transportation planning in the United States, from early developments in highway planning in the 1930s to today’s concerns over sustainable development, security, and pollution control.

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This comprehensive text examines the evolution of urban transportation planning in the United States, from early developments in highway planning in the 1930s to today’s concerns over sustainable development, security, and pollution control.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387771519
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
09/19/2008
Pages:
322
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Early Highway Planning.- Launching Urban Transportation Planning and the Interstate Highway System.- Urban Transportation Planning Comes of Age.- Improving Intergovernmental Coordination.- Rising Concern for the Environment and Citizen Involvement.- Beginnings of Multimodal Urban Transportation Planning.- Transition to Short-Term Planning.- Emphasizing Urban Economic Revitalization.- Decentralization of Decision-making.- Promoting Private Sector Participation.- The Need for Strategic Planning.- The Growth of Sustainable Development.- Expanding Participatory Democracy.- Moving Toward Performance-Based Planning.- Concluding Remarks.

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