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Walkable city : how downtown can save America, one step at a time
Jeff Speck.
Design Library Call Number
  Stacks HT175 .S64 2012 (Browse Shelf) Available
  • ISBN: 9780374285814 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0374285810 (alk. paper)
  • OCLC Number: 778422668
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of 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, Get the parking right ; Step 4, Let transit work -- The safe walk. Step 5, Protect the pedestrian ; Step 6, Welcome bikes -- The comfortable walk. Step 7, Shape the spaces ; Step 8, Plant trees -- The interesting walk. Step 9, Make friendly and unique faces ; Step 10, Pick your winners.