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Urban planning
Cavin, Andrew I.
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New York : H.W. Wilson, 2003.
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ix, 197 pages: illustrations ; 26 cm.
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Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
I. Urban Sprawlp. 1
Editor's Introductionp. 3
1) What You Don't Know About Sprawl. Haya El Nasser and Paul Overberg. USA Todayp. 5
2) Poor Urban Planning Hinders the Pedestrian. Don Finley. San Antonio Express-Newsp. 14
3) Addressing Urban Sprawl. Olga Bonfiglio. Americap. 20
4) Antidotes to Sprawl Taking Many Forms. Dennis Hevesi. The New York Timesp. 25
II. Trends in Developmentp. 33
Editor's Introductionp. 35
1) The Traditional Neighborhood and Suburban Sprawl. Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk. Conscious Choicep. 37
2) The New Neotraditionalists. Deborah K. Dietsch. The Washington Postp. 42
3) Plan Obsolescence. Rick Henderson and Adrian T. Moore. Reasonp. 48
4) Portland's Green Peace: At Play in the Fields of Urban Planning. Jay Walljasper. The Nationp. 57
5) Anti-Box Rebellion. Jonathan Walters. Governingp. 63
6) Turning Edge Cities Into Real Cities. Jonathan Barnett. Planningp. 68
7) Poor Area Heart of Plan: Eyes Are Finally on Overtown. Nicole White. The Miami Heraldp. 75
III. Transportation Infrastructurep. 79
Editor's Introductionp. 81
1) Gridlock Nation. Joan Lowy. The Recordp. 83
2) Fighting Traffic Congestion with Information Technology. Martin Wachs. Issues in Science and Technologyp. 87
3) All Aboard. Jane Holtz Kay. Planningp. 98
4) The Big Dig: What's Up Under Boston? Robert Campbell. Architectural Recordp. 105
IV. Housingp. 111
Editor's Introductionp. 113
1) Tearing Down Years of Failure. Olivera Perkins. Plain Dealerp. 115
2) Public Housing Moves Toward Rich, Poor Together. Ron Scherer. The Christian Science Monitorp. 120
3) If Revitalization Can Occur on the Near North Side of Indianapolis, It Can Occur Anywhere. Chris Palladino. Planningp. 123
4) Affordable Housing: Who Pays Now? James B. Goodno. Planningp. 128
V. Revitalizing the Urban Environmentp. 137
Editor's Introductionp. 139
1) At the Elite's Altar. Nicolai Ouroussoff. The Los Angeles Timesp. 141
2) L.A. Rising. Cathleen McGuigan and David Jefferson. Newsweekp. 147
3) Gardens Top It Off in Portland. Gillian Flaccus. The Los Angeles Timesp. 150
4) At Atlantic Station, Green(space) Is Huge. Janet Frankston. The Atlanta Journal-Constitutionp. 153
5) Urban Vision Through Corporate Ayes. Alan Ehrenhalt. Governingp. 156
6) Mourning and Modernism After 9/11. Casey Nelson Blake. The Nationp. 160
Appendixesp. 167
Appendix A Percent of Persons Who Live in Urban Areas, United States by State (Census 2000)p. 169
Appendix B Percent Change in Total U.S. Population from 1990-2000 by Statep. 170
Appendix C Percentage Change in Urban Congestion, 1982 to 1997p. 171
Appendix D Census Transportation Planning Package (CTPP 2000)p. 172
United Statesp. 172
Dallas County, Texasp. 173
Boston city, Suffolk County, Massachusettsp. 174
Bibliographyp. 175
Booksp. 177
Web Sitesp. 179
Additional Periodical Articles with Abstractsp. 182
Indexp. 191