Transportation; Land Use; and Environmental Planning


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Transportation; Land Use; and Environmental Planning; (ePub/PDF) explores the practices and policies connecting transportation; land use; and environmental planning needed to attain a healthy environment; a flourishing economy; and a more equitable and inclusive society. It evaluates best practices for improving the performance of city and regional transportation systems; looking at such issues as mixed-use and higher density urban development; public transit; and non-motorized travel investments; radically transformed vehicles; and transportation systems. The ebook lays out the rising need for greater integration of transportation; land use; and environmental planning; looking keenly at transforming demographic needs; public health concerns; equity; housing affordability; and livability.

Moreover; strategies for achieving these desired results are presented; including urban design and land use planning; bike and pedestrian improvements; regional and corridor-level transit plans; demand management strategies; and upcoming technologies and services. The final part of the ebook examines implementation challenges; considering lessons from the US and around the world at both local and regional levels.

  • Introduces never-before-published research
  • Provides best practices for cycling; transit; urban design; and housing provision
  • Employs case studies from around the world that show alternative ways forward
  • Examines the political and institutional dimensions of sustainability planning at the urban and regional levels
  • Evaluates emerging developments; such as new vehicle technologies; smart cities; automated highways and transportation sharing


Offers best practices and policy debates for building a more sustainable future through integrating land use; transportation and environmental planning.

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Elizabeth Deakin






652 pages









Table of contents

Table of contents :
PART I MOTIVATIONS 1. The changing nature of work and time use: implications for travel demand 2. Integrating health into metropolitan transportation planning 3. Transportation and land use as social determinants of health: the case of arterial roads 4. Transit-oriented displacement: the role of transit access in the housing market PART II STRATEGIES 5. Urban design for sustainable and livable communities: the case of Vancouver 6. Measuring land use performance: from policy to plan to outcome 7. The transit metropolis: a 21st century perspective 8. Livability as a framework for understanding and guiding transportation and land use integration 9. Making US cities pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly 10. Parking: not as bad as you think, worse than you realize 11. Traffi c management strategies for urban networks: smart city mobility technologies 12. Vehicle technologies for achieving near and longer term fuel economy and climate goals 13. Sharing strategies: carsharing, shared micromobility (bikesharing and scooter sharing), transportation network companies, microtransit, and other innovative mobility modes 14. The role of behavioral economics and social nudges in sustainable travel behavior Part III BROADENING THE SCOPE 15. Energy sources for sustainable transportation and urban development 16. Balancing education opportunities with sustainable travel and development 17. Planners’ presence in planning for water quality and availability PART IV IMPLEMENTATION ISSUES: THE CASE OF CALIFORNIA 18. Integrated transport and land use planning aiming to reduce GHG emissions: International comparisons 19. Defi ning TOD: learning from California law 20. Sustainability planning by Metropolitan Planning Organizations: California and national trends 21. The role of county-level agencies in coordinating local climate planning in California 22. California’s SB 375 and the pursuit of sustainable and affordable development 23. Citizen mobilization in digital and analog: when regional planning lands in Marin County, California, is it a carrot or a stick painted orange? PART V CONCLUSIONS 24. The role of modern research universities in advancing innovative transportation infrastructure renewal

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