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Sustainability and cities : overcoming automobile dependence

Author: Peter Newman; Jeffrey Kenworthy
Publisher: Washington ; Covelo : Island Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Our dependence on cars is a huge problem, but one the authors of this work argue can be overcome through the development of a new form of urban organization. The text examines the trends shaping  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Newman; Jeffrey Kenworthy
ISBN: 1559636602 9781559636605
OCLC Number: 456602663
Description: XVIII, 442 str. : ilustr. ; 26 cm.
Contents: The concept of sustainability and its relationship to cities; the problem of automobile dependence at the end of the 20th century; the pattern of automobile dependence and global cities; a vision of reduced automobile dependence; greening the automobile-dependent city - urban ecology and auto dependence; promoting sustainable urban change; ethics, spirituality and community in the city.
Responsibility: Peter Newman, Jeffrey Kenworthy.

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