Urban Mobility Design

Urban Mobility Design
Author: Selby Coxon,Robbie Napper,Mark Richardson
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 230
Release: 2018-11-29
ISBN 10: 0128150394
ISBN 13: 9780128150399
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Urban Mobility Design Book Review:

Focusing from the perspective of the user, Urban Mobility Design investigates how designed mobility and design processes can respond to and drive the emerging social and technological disruptions in the passenger transport sector. Profound technological advances are changing the mobility expectations of city populations around the world. Transportation design is an under represented research area of urban transportation planning. Urban Mobility Design addresses this gap, providing research-based analysis on current and future needs of urban transportation passengers. The book examines mobility from a uniquely multidisciplinary perspective, involving a variety of innovative design and transportation planning approaches. Examines urban mobility from a new perspective Coherently combines current research and practice in transport design, technology, mobility, user behaviour experience, and cultural analysis Utilizes hands-on experiences with transportation manufacturers, transit operators and engineers to bring a practical view on today’s mobility challenges Shows how design approaches to problem solving can influence travel behaviour and improve passenger experience

Advancing a Design Approach to Enriching Public Mobility

Advancing a Design Approach to Enriching Public Mobility
Author: Selby Coxon,Robbie Napper
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 306
Release: 2021-05-08
ISBN 10: 3030647226
ISBN 13: 9783030647223
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advancing a Design Approach to Enriching Public Mobility Book Review:

This book examines research at the intersection of design and public mobility from both an academic and practice perspective. An eclectic collection of projects and topics not normally found in the mainstream literature on transportation, from implementing gender-sensitive design to examining how to reconceptualize future public interactions with mobility. The book brings together leading thinkers in design and mobility from around the world and from different modal perspectives sharing insights into how we navigate the emerging public mobility landscape. This collection is valuable for transport operators and practitioners seeking to better understand the impact design can have on public mobility and innovate in a rapidly changing operational environment.

Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility

Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility
Author: Un-Habitat
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 344
Release: 2013-10-30
ISBN 10: 1317932862
ISBN 13: 9781317932864
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility Book Review:

Urban transport systems worldwide are faced by a multitude of challenges. Among the most visible of these are the traffic gridlocks experienced on city roads and highways all over the world. The prescribed solution to transport problems in most cities has thus been to build more infrastructures for cars, with a limited number of cities improving public transport systems in a sustainable manner. However, a number of challenges faced by urban transport systems – such as greenhouse gas emissions, noise and air pollution and road traffic accidents – do not necessarily get solved by the construction of new infrastructure. Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility argues that the development of sustainable urban transport systems requires a conceptual leap. The purpose of ‘transportation’ and ‘mobility’ is to gain access to destinations, activities, services and goods. Thus, access is the ultimate objective of transportation. As a result, urban planning and design should focus on how to bring people and places together, by creating cities that focus on accessibility, rather than simply increasing the length of urban transport infrastructure or increasing the movement of people or goods. Urban form and the functionality of the city are therefore a major focus of this report, which highlights the importance of integrated land-use and transport planning. This new report of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the world’s leading authority on urban issues, provides some thought-provoking insights and policy recommendations on how to plan and design sustainable urban mobility systems. The Global Report on Human Settlements is the most authoritative and up-to-date global assessment of human settlements conditions and trends. Preceding issues of the report have addressed such topics as Cities in a Globalizing World, The Challenge of Slums, Financing Urban Shelter, Enhancing Urban Safety and Security, Planning Sustainable Cities and Cities and Climate Change.

Mobility

Mobility
Author: John Whitelegg
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 182
Release: 2016-02-25
ISBN 10: 9781530227877
ISBN 13: 1530227879
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mobility Book Review:

The book presents a detailed case for the transformation of mobility. After over a century of rapid growth in distances travelled and the multiplication of expensive infrastructure (roads, high speed rail, airports) we have passed a tipping point. Our transport systems globally and regionally now account for millions of deaths each year (air pollution and crashes), eye-wateringly large subsidies and demands on public funds and have created unfriendly, unpleasant spaces that damage community life and foster obesity. The time has come for a new transport paradigm and one that is ethical, child-friendly and nurturing of local economic vitality and resilience. The book sets out how this can be done and focusses on the "three zeroes". We can have all the advantages of gaining high quality access to our chosen destinations but in future we will do this with zero deaths in road traffic, zero air pollution from traffic sources and zero greenhouse gas emissions to counter climate change threats.

Brief van Martien Beversluis 1894 1966 aan Bernard Alexander Canter 1871 1956

Brief van Martien Beversluis  1894 1966  aan Bernard Alexander Canter  1871 1956
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1923
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: OCLC:798303904
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Sustainable Urban Mobility Pathways

Sustainable Urban Mobility Pathways
Author: Oliver Lah
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 308
Release: 2018-12-03
ISBN 10: 0128148985
ISBN 13: 9780128148983
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Urban Mobility Pathways Book Review:

Sustainable Urban Mobility Pathways examines how sustainable urban mobility solutions contribute to achieving worldwide sustainable development and global climate change targets, while also identifying barriers to implementation and strategies to overcome them. Building on city-to-city cooperation experiences in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America, the book examines key challenges in the context of the Paris Agreement, UN Sustainable Development Goals and the New Urban Agenda, including policies needed to achieve a sustainable, low-carbon pathway for transport and how an integrated policy strategy is designed to provide a basis for political coalitions. The book explores which institutional framework creates sufficient political stability and continuity to foster the take-up of and long-term support for sustainable transport strategies. The linkages of climate change and wider sustainable development objectives are covered, including success stories, best practices, and quantitative analysis for key emerging economies in public transport, walking, cycling, freight and logistics, vehicle technology and fuels, urban planning and integration, and national framework policies. Provides a holistic view of sustainable urban transport, focusing on policy-making processes, the role of institutions and successes and pitfalls Delivers practical insights drawn from the experiences of actual city-to-city cooperation and on-the-ground policy work Explores options for the integration of policy objectives and institutional structures that form coalitions for the implementation of sustainable urban mobility solutions Describes the policy, institutional, political, and socio-economic aspects in cities in five emerging economies: Brazil, China, India, Mexico, and Turkey

Urban Mobility Design Camp Report 2017

Urban Mobility Design Camp Report 2017
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 35
Release: 2017
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: OCLC:1123227986
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Urban Mobility Design Camp Report 2017 Book Review:

Urban Form and Accessibility

Urban Form and Accessibility
Author: Corinne Mulley,John D. Nelson
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2020-12-02
ISBN 10: 0128198230
ISBN 13: 9780128198230
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Urban Form and Accessibility Book Review:

The growth of global urbanization places great strains on energy, transportation, housing and public spaces needs. As such, transport and land use are inextricably linked. Urban Form and Accessibility: Social, Economic, and Environment Impacts consolidates key insights from multidisciplinary perspectives on the relationship between urban form and transportation planning. Synthesizing the latest cutting-edge research, the book translates academic evidence into practice. Starting with an overview of the key concepts relevant to each discipline, the book covers critical elements such as governance, travel behavior, and technological disruption, showing how to move towards a more sustainable society for all city inhabitants. Draws on evidence-based success stories from countries around the globe Gathers global leading thinkers to provide the state-of-the-art on the topic Examines social, economic, and environmental impacts within each chapter Each chapter’s content will have the same structure for easier discoverability

Urban Street Design Guide

Urban Street Design Guide
Author: National Association of City Transportation Officials
Publsiher: Island Press
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2013-10-01
ISBN 10: 9781610914949
ISBN 13: 1610914945
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Urban Street Design Guide Book Review:

The NACTO Urban Street Design Guide shows how streets of every size can be reimagined and reoriented to prioritize safe driving and transit, biking, walking, and public activity. Unlike older, more conservative engineering manuals, this design guide emphasizes the core principle that urban streets are public places and have a larger role to play in communities than solely being conduits for traffic. The well-illustrated guide offers blueprints of street design from multiple perspectives, from the bird’s eye view to granular details. Case studies from around the country clearly show how to implement best practices, as well as provide guidance for customizing design applications to a city’s unique needs. Urban Street Design Guide outlines five goals and tenets of world-class street design: • Streets are public spaces. Streets play a much larger role in the public life of cities and communities than just thoroughfares for traffic. • Great streets are great for business. Well-designed streets generate higher revenues for businesses and higher values for homeowners. • Design for safety. Traffic engineers can and should design streets where people walking, parking, shopping, bicycling, working, and driving can cross paths safely. • Streets can be changed. Transportation engineers can work flexibly within the building envelope of a street. Many city streets were created in a different era and need to be reconfigured to meet new needs. • Act now! Implement projects quickly using temporary materials to help inform public decision making. Elaborating on these fundamental principles, the guide offers substantive direction for cities seeking to improve street design to create more inclusive, multi-modal urban environments. It is an exceptional resource for redesigning streets to serve the needs of 21st century cities, whose residents and visitors demand a variety of transportation options, safer streets, and vibrant community life.

Advancing a Design Approach to Enriching Public Mobility

Advancing a Design Approach to Enriching Public Mobility
Author: Selby Coxon,Robbie Napper
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 306
Release: 2021-03-18
ISBN 10: 9783030647216
ISBN 13: 3030647218
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advancing a Design Approach to Enriching Public Mobility Book Review:

This book examines research at the intersection of design and public mobility from both an academic and practice perspective. An eclectic collection of projects and topics not normally found in the mainstream literature on transportation, from implementing gender-sensitive design to examining how to reconceptualize future public interactions with mobility. The book brings together leading thinkers in design and mobility from around the world and from different modal perspectives sharing insights into how we navigate the emerging public mobility landscape. This collection is valuable for transport operators and practitioners seeking to better understand the impact design can have on public mobility and innovate in a rapidly changing operational environment.

Handbook of Urban Mobilities

Handbook of Urban Mobilities
Author: Ole B. Jensen,Claus Lassen,Vincent Kaufmann,Malene Freudendal-Pedersen,Ida Sofie Gøtzsche Lange
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 430
Release: 2020-05-18
ISBN 10: 1351058738
ISBN 13: 9781351058735
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Urban Mobilities Book Review:

This book offers the reader a comprehensive understanding and the multitude of methods utilized in the research of urban mobilities with cities and ‘the urban’ as its pivotal axis. It covers theories and concepts for scholars and researchers to understand, observe and analyse the world of urban mobilities. The Handbook of Urban Mobilities facilitates the understanding of urban mobilities within a historic conscience of societal transformation. It explores key concepts and theories within the ‘mobilities turn’ with a particular urban framework, as well as the methods and tools at play when empirical, urban mobilities research is undertaken. This book also explores the urban mobilities practices related to commutes; particular modes of moving; the exploration of everyday life and embodied practices as they manifest themselves within urban mobilities; and the themes of power, conflict, and social exclusion. A discussion of urban planning, public control, and governance is also undertaken in the book, wherein the themes of infrastructures, technologies and design are duly considered. With chapters written in an accessible style, this handbook carries timely contributions within the contemporary state of the art of urban mobilities research. It will thus be useful for academics and students of graduate programmes and post-graduate studies within disciplines such as urban geography, political science, sociology, anthropology, urban planning, traffic and transportation planning, and architecture and urban design.

Global Street Design Guide

Global Street Design Guide
Author: Global Designing Cities Initiative,National Association of City Transportation Officials
Publsiher: Island Press
Total Pages: 396
Release: 2016-10-13
ISBN 10: 1610917014
ISBN 13: 9781610917018
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Global Street Design Guide Book Review:

The Global Street Design Guide is a timely resource that sets a global baseline for designing streets and public spaces and redefines the role of streets in a rapidly urbanizing world. The guide will broaden how to measure the success of urban streets to include: access, safety, mobility for all users, environmental quality, economic benefit, public health, and overall quality of life. The first-ever worldwide standards for designing city streets and prioritizing safety, pedestrians, transit, and sustainable mobility are presented in the guide. Participating experts from global cities have helped to develop the principles that organize the guide. The Global Street Design Guide builds off the successful tools and tactics defined in NACTO's Urban Street Design Guide and Urban Bikeway Design Guide while addressing a variety of street typologies and design elements found in various contexts around the world.

Reinventing the Automobile

Reinventing the Automobile
Author: William J. Mitchell,Chris E. Borroni-Bird,Lawrence D. Burns
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2010-01-29
ISBN 10: 0262288567
ISBN 13: 9780262288569
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Reinventing the Automobile Book Review:

How to leave behind our unwieldy, gas-guzzling, carbon dioxide–emitting vehicles for cars that are green, smart, connected, and fun. This book provides a long-overdue vision for a new automobile era. The cars we drive today follow the same underlying design principles as the Model Ts of a hundred years ago and the tail-finned sedans of fifty years ago. In the twenty-first century, cars are still made for twentieth-century purposes. They are inefficient for providing personal mobility within cities—where most of the world's people now live. In this pathbreaking book, William Mitchell and two industry experts reimagine the automobile, describing vehicles of the near future that are green, smart, connected, and fun to drive. They roll out four big ideas that will make this both feasible and timely. The fundamental reinvention of the automobile won't be easy, but it is an urgent necessity—to make urban mobility more convenient and sustainable, to make cities more livable, and to help bring the automobile industry out of crisis.

Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility

Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2013
ISBN 10: 9789211319293
ISBN 13: 9211319293
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility Book Review:

Understanding Mobilities for Designing Contemporary Cities

Understanding Mobilities for Designing Contemporary Cities
Author: Paola Pucci,Matteo Colleoni
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 274
Release: 2015-12-08
ISBN 10: 3319225782
ISBN 13: 9783319225784
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Understanding Mobilities for Designing Contemporary Cities Book Review:

This book explores mobilities as a key to understanding the practices that both frame and generate contemporary everyday life in the urban context. At the same time, it investigates the challenges arising from the interpretation of mobility as a socio-spatial phenomenon both in the social sciences and in urban studies. Leading sociologists, economists, urban planners and architects address the ways in which spatial mobilities contribute to producing diversified uses of the city and describe forms and rhythms of different life practices, including unexpected uses and conflicts. The individual sections of the book focus on the role of mobility in transforming contemporary cities; the consequences of interpreting mobility as a socio-spatial phenomenon for urban projects and policies; the conflicts and inequalities generated by the co-presence of different populations due to mobility and by the interests gathered around major mobility projects; and the use of new data and mapping of mobilities to enhance comprehension of cities. The theoretical discussion is complemented by references to practical experiences, helping readers gain a broader understanding of mobilities in relation to the capacity to analyze, plan and design contemporary cities.

Smart Urban Development

Smart Urban Development
Author: Vito Bobek
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 234
Release: 2020-02-19
ISBN 10: 178985041X
ISBN 13: 9781789850413
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Smart Urban Development Book Review:

Debates about the future of urban development in many countries have been increasingly influenced by discussions of smart cities. Despite numerous examples of this "urban labelling" phenomenon, we know surprisingly little about so-called smart cities. This book provides a preliminary critical discussion of some of the more important aspects of smart cities. Its primary focus is on the experience of some designated smart cities, with a view to problematizing a range of elements that supposedly characterize this new urban form. It also questions some of the underlying assumptions and contradictions hidden within the concept.

New Concepts for Urban Mobility

New Concepts for Urban Mobility
Author: Francesco Fittipaldi
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2013
ISBN 10: 9788860261694
ISBN 13: 8860261694
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

New Concepts for Urban Mobility Book Review:

Computer Modelling for Sustainable Urban Design

Computer Modelling for Sustainable Urban Design
Author: Darren Robinson
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2012-11-12
ISBN 10: 1136539352
ISBN 13: 9781136539350
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Computer Modelling for Sustainable Urban Design Book Review:

This is the first book to directly address the physics of urban sustainability and how urban sustainability may be modelled and optimised. Starting with an introduction to the importance and key aspects of the topic, it moves on to a detailed consideration of the urban climate and pedestrian comfort. Comprehensive techniques for the modelling and optimisation of urban metabolism are then described, together with means for defining sustainability as the fitness function to be optimised. It ends with an eye to the future of sustainable urban design and the means available to urban designers and governors to help them to secure a more sustainable urban future. This book will be invaluable both in informing the next generation of urban planners, architects and engineers, and as a tool to current professionals that will directly contribute to the effectiveness of their work by allowing them to more successfully measure and model urban sustainability.

Faster Smarter Greener

Faster  Smarter  Greener
Author: Venkat Sumantran,Charles Fine,David Gonsalvez
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2017-09-29
ISBN 10: 0262341883
ISBN 13: 9780262341882
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Faster Smarter Greener Book Review:

A call to redefine mobility so that it is connected, heterogeneous, intelligent, and personalized, as well as sustainable, adaptable, and city-friendly. The twentieth century was the century of the automobile; the twenty-first will see mobility dramatically re-envisioned. Automobiles altered cityscapes, boosted economies, and made personal mobility efficient and convenient for many. We had a century-long love affair with the car. But today, people are more attached to their smartphones than their cars. Cars are not always the quickest mode of travel in cities; and emissions from the rapidly growing number of cars threaten the planet. This book, by three experts from industry and academia, envisions a new world of mobility that is connected, heterogeneous, intelligent, and personalized (the CHIP architecture). The authors describe the changes that are coming. City administrators are shifting from designing cities for cars to designing cities for people. Nations and cities will increasingly employ targeted user fees and offer subsidies to nudge consumers toward more sustainable modes. The sharing economy is coaxing many consumers to shift from being owners of assets to being users of services. The auto industry is responding with connected cars that double as virtual travel assistants and by introducing autonomous driving. The CHIP architecture embodies an integrated, multimode mobility system that builds on ubiquitous connectivity, electrified and autonomous vehicles, and a marketplace open to innovation and entrepreneurship. Consumers will exercise choice on the basis of user experience and efficiency, aided by “intelligent advisors,” accessible through their mobile devices. An innovative mobility architecture reconfigured for this century is a social and economic necessity; this book charts a course for achieving it.

Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility

Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility
Author: United Nations Human Settlements Programme
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 317
Release: 2013
ISBN 10: 9780415723183
ISBN 13: 0415723183
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility Book Review:

Urban transport systems worldwide are faced by a multitude of challenges. Among the most visible of these are the traffic gridlocks experienced on city roads and highways all over the world. The prescribed solution to transport problems in most cities has thus been to build more infrastructures for cars, with a limited number of cities improving public transport systems in a sustainable manner. However, a number of challenges faced by urban transport systems – such as greenhouse gas emissions, noise and air pollution and road traffic accidents – do not necessarily get solved by the construction of new infrastructure. Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility argues that the development of sustainable urban transport systems requires a conceptual leap. The purpose of 'transportation' and 'mobility' is to gain access to destinations, activities, services and goods. Thus, access is the ultimate objective of transportation. As a result, urban planning and design should focus on how to bring people and places together, by creating cities that focus on accessibility, rather than simply increasing the length of urban transport infrastructure or increasing the movement of people or goods. Urban form and the functionality of the city are therefore a major focus of this report, which highlights the importance of integrated land-use and transport planning. This new report of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the world's leading authority on urban issues, provides some thought-provoking insights and policy recommendations on how to plan and design sustainable urban mobility systems. The Global Report on Human Settlements is the most authoritative and up-to-date global assessment of human settlements conditions and trends. Preceding issues of the report have addressed such topics as Cities in a Globalizing World, The Challenge of Slums, Financing Urban Shelter, Enhancing Urban Safety and Security, Planning Sustainable Cities and Cities and Climate Change.