A cycling renaissance in Europe, North America, and Australia has created enthusiasm for “City Cycling”, a newly published book on cycling trends and policies edited by Ralph Buehler, assistant professor in the School of Public and International Affairs, Virginia Tech National Capital Region, and John Pucher, professor in the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University. ” Read more here.
|Joseph Schilling, research assistant professor and associate director of the Metropolitan Institute at Virginia Tech and Brookings Institution Senior Fellow Alan Mallach have coauthored Cities in Transition: A Guide for Practicing Planners, published by the American Planning Association (APA). The two authors presented the report at the 2012 Virginia APA Conference over the summer in Wintergreen, Va.|
Planning as if People Matter: Governing for Social Equity
Marc Brenman and Thomas W. Sanchez
American communities are changing fast: ethnic minority populations are growing, home ownership is falling, the number of people per household is going up, and salaries are going down. According to Marc Brenman and Thomas W. Sanchez, the planning field is largely unprepared for these fundamental shifts. If planners are going to adequately serve residents of diverse ages, races, and income levels, they need to address basic issues of equity. Planning as if People Matter offers practical solutions to make our communities more livable and more equitable for all residents. (Click Here to Order)
|Knox, P.L. and H. Meyer, Small Town Sustainability, Basel: Birkhäuser Verlag. 2009. (Click Here to Order)|
|Knox, P.L and Heike Mayer, Kleinstädte und Nachhaltigkeit. Konzepte für Wirtschaft, Umwelt und soziales Leben, Basel: Birkhäuser Verlag, 2009. (Click Here to Order)|
|Hyra, D.S., The New Urban Renewal: The Economic Transformation of Harlem and Bronzeville, Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 2008. (Click Here to Order)|