Completing our Streets: The Transition to Safe and Inclusive Transportation Networks [Audiobook] download free by Barbara Mccann

Completing our Streets: The Transition to Safe and Inclusive Transportation Networks Audiobook download free by Barbara Mccann
  • Listen audiobook: Completing our Streets: The Transition to Safe and Inclusive Transportation Networks
  • Author: Barbara Mccann
  • Release date: 2013/8/12
  • Publisher: ISLAND PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9781610914314
  • Rating: 9.81 of 10
  • Votes: 712
  • Review by: Vincent Lundy
  • Review rating: 7.78 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/27
  • Duration: 2H46M in 256 kbps (44.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-17
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: FLAC, ATRAC, MP4, WavPack, WMA, WAV, MP3, MPEG4 (compression IMG, ZIP, LHA, CHM, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 224
  • Includes a PDF summary of 26 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 19M (5.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Communities are embracing a new and safer way to build streets for everyone - even as they struggle to change decades of rules, practice, and politics that prioritise cars. They have discovered that changing the design of a single street is not enough: they must upend the way transportation agencies operate. Completing Our Streets begins with the story of how the complete streets movement united bicycle riders, transportation practitioners and agencies, public health leaders, older people, and smart growth advocates to dramatically re-frame the discussion of transportation safety. Next, it explores why the transportation field has been so resistant to change - and how the movement has broken through to create a new multi-modal approach. In Completing Our Streets, Barbara McCann, explains that the movement is not about street design. Instead, practitioners and activists have changed the way projects are built by focusing on three strategies: reframe the conversation; build a broad base of political support; and provide a clear path to a multi-modal process.McCann shares stories of practitioners in cities and towns who have embraced these strategies to fundamentally change the way transportation projects are chosen, planned, and built. The complete streets movement is based around a simple idea: streets should be safe for people of all ages and abilities, whether they are walking, driving, bicycling, or taking the bus. Completing Our Streets gives practitioners and activists the strategies, tools, and inspiration needed to translate this idea into real and lasting change in their communities.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Regional Government, Science: General Issues, Transportation Books, Transport Planning & Policy
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 29.52 USD
  • Dimensions: 153x229x15.24mm
  • Weight: 317.51g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Washington, United States

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