Planning for a New Century: The Regional Agenda
Jonathan BarnettISBN: 1559638060;
Across the United States, issues such as sustainability, smart growth, and livable communities are making headlines. Planning for a New Century brings together leading thinkers in the fields of planning, urban design, education, welfare, and housing to examine those issues and to consider the ways in which public policies have helped create?and can help solve?many of the problems facing our communities. Each chapter identifies issues, provides background, and offers specific policy suggestions for federal, state, and local initiatives. Topics examined include: the relation of existing growth management policies to social equity, as well as how regional growth management measures can make new development more sustainable how an obscure technical procedure in highway design becomes a de facto regional plan ways in which local governments can promote environmental preservation and better-designed communities by rewriting local zoning and subdivision...
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