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➶ [Reading] ➸ Report an issue By Robert Cervero ➫ – African-american-literature.co Cities across the globe have been designed with a primary goal of moving people around quicklyand the costs are becoming everapparent The consequences are measured in smoggy air basins sprawling suburCities across the globe have been designed with a primary goal of moving people around quicklyand the costs are becoming everapparent The consequences are measured in smoggy air basins sprawling suburbs unsafe pedestrian environments and despite hundreds of billions of dollars in investments a failure to stem traffic congestion Every year our current transportation paradigm generatesthan 125 million fatalities directly through traffic collisions Worldwide 32 million people died prematurely in 2010 because of air pollution four times as many as a decade earlier Instead of planning primarily for mobility our cities should focus on the safety health and access of the people in them Beyond Mobility is about prioritizing the needs and aspirations of people and the creation of great places This is as important if notimportant than expediting movement A stronger focus on accessibility and place creates better communities environments and economies Rethinking how projects are planned and designed in cities and suburbs needs to occur at multiple geographic scales from micro designs such as parklets corridors such as road diets and city regions such as an urban growth boundary It can involve both software a shift in policy and hardware a physical transformation Moving beyond mobility must also be socially inclusive a significant challenge in light of the price increases that typically result from creating higher quality urban spacesThere are many examples of communities across the globe working to create a seamless fit between transit and surrounding land uses retrofit car oriented suburbs reclaim surplus or dangerous roadways for other activities and revitalize neglected urban spaces like abandoned railways in urban centersThe authors draw on experiences and data from a range of cities and countries around the globe in making the case formoving beyond mobility Throughout the book they provide an optimistic outlook about the potential to transform placesfor the better Beyond Mobility celebrates the growing demand for a shift in global thinking around place and mobility increating better communities environments and economies.

Cities across the globe have been designed with a primary goal of moving people around quicklyand the costs are becoming everapparent The consequences are measured in smoggy air basins sprawling suburbs unsafe pedestrian environments and despite hundreds of billions of dollars in investments a failure to stem traffic congestion Every year our current transportation paradigm generatesthan 125 million fatalities directly through traffic collisions Worldwide 32 million people died prematurely in 2010 because of air pollution four times as many as a decade earlier Instead of planning primarily for mobility our cities should focus on the safety health and access of the people in them Beyond Mobility is about prioritizing the needs and aspirations of people and the creation of great places This is as important if notimportant than expediting movement A stronger focus on accessibility and place creates better communities environments and economies Rethinking how projects are planned and designed in cities and suburbs needs to occur at multiple geographic scales from micro designs such as parklets corridors such as road diets and city regions such as an urban growth boundary It can involve both software a shift in policy and hardware a physical transformation Moving beyond mobility must also be socially inclusive a significant challenge in light of the price increases that typically result from creating higher quality urban spacesThere are many examples of communities across the globe working to create a seamless fit between transit and surrounding land uses retrofit car oriented suburbs reclaim surplus or dangerous roadways for other activities and revitalize neglected urban spaces like abandoned railways in urban centersThe authors draw on experiences and data from a range of cities and countries around the globe in making the case formoving beyond mobility Throughout the book they provide an optimistic outlook about the potential to transform placesfor the better Beyond Mobility celebrates the growing demand for a shift in global thinking around place and mobility increating better communities environments and economies.

report pdf issue ebok Report an book Report an issue PDF/EPUBCities across the globe have been designed with a primary goal of moving people around quicklyand the costs are becoming everapparent The consequences are measured in smoggy air basins sprawling suburbs unsafe pedestrian environments and despite hundreds of billions of dollars in investments a failure to stem traffic congestion Every year our current transportation paradigm generatesthan 125 million fatalities directly through traffic collisions Worldwide 32 million people died prematurely in 2010 because of air pollution four times as many as a decade earlier Instead of planning primarily for mobility our cities should focus on the safety health and access of the people in them Beyond Mobility is about prioritizing the needs and aspirations of people and the creation of great places This is as important if notimportant than expediting movement A stronger focus on accessibility and place creates better communities environments and economies Rethinking how projects are planned and designed in cities and suburbs needs to occur at multiple geographic scales from micro designs such as parklets corridors such as road diets and city regions such as an urban growth boundary It can involve both software a shift in policy and hardware a physical transformation Moving beyond mobility must also be socially inclusive a significant challenge in light of the price increases that typically result from creating higher quality urban spacesThere are many examples of communities across the globe working to create a seamless fit between transit and surrounding land uses retrofit car oriented suburbs reclaim surplus or dangerous roadways for other activities and revitalize neglected urban spaces like abandoned railways in urban centersThe authors draw on experiences and data from a range of cities and countries around the globe in making the case formoving beyond mobility Throughout the book they provide an optimistic outlook about the potential to transform placesfor the better Beyond Mobility celebrates the growing demand for a shift in global thinking around place and mobility increating better communities environments and economies.

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