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Sustainability and Cities: Overcoming Automobile Dependence Paperback – 31 Mar 1999

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  • Paperback: 464 pages
  • Publisher: Island Press; 2nd ed. edition (31 Mar. 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1559636602
  • ISBN-13: 978-1559636605
  • Product Dimensions: 17.8 x 3 x 25.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 766,322 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Synopsis

Our dependence on cars is a huge problem - one of the most difficult facing planners and city authorities as well as residents and commuters - but the authors of this work argue that it can be overcome and a new form of urban organization developed.

About the Author

Peter Newman is associate professor of city policy and director of the Institute for Science and Technology Policy at Murdoch University in Perth, Australia and visiting professor of city and regional planning at the University of Pennsylvania. Jeffrey Kenworthy is senior lecturer in urban environments at Murdoch University and is currently visiting professor at the University of Colorado in Boulder. They are co-authors of Cities and Automobile Dependence and Winning Back the Cities.


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