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text Walkable city : how downtown can save America, one step at a time

Summary
Jeff Speck has dedicated his career to determining what makes cities thrive. And he has boiled it down to one key factor: walkability. The very idea of a modern metropolis evokes visions of bustling sidewalks, vital mass transit, and a vibrant, pe... Read more
Contents
A general theory of walkability -- Why walkability? : Walking, the urban advantage ; Why Johnny can't walk ; The wrong color green -- -The ten steps of walkability : The useful walk: Step 1: Put cars in their place, Step 2: Mix the uses, Step 3: G... Read more
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312 pages ; 22 cm
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012

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TADL-WOOD 307.1216 SPE in Adult Non-fiction Available

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