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Confessions of a Recovering Engineer Transportation for a Strong Town

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catégorie : Architecture > Urbanisme et paysagisme
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Discover insider secrets of how America’s transportation system is designed, funded, and built – and how to make it work for your community

In Confessions of a Recovering Engineer: Transportation for a Strong Town, renowned speaker and author of Strong Towns Charles L. Marohn Jr. delivers an accessible and engaging exploration of America’s transportation system, laying bare the reasons why it no longer works as it once did, and how to modernize transportation to better serve local communities.

You’ll discover real-world examples of poor design choices and how those choices have dramatic and tragic effects on the lives of the people who use them. You’ll also find case studies and examples of design improvements that have revitalized communities and improved safety.

This important book shows you:

The values of the transportation professions, how they are applied in the design process, and how those priorities differ from those of the public. How the standard approach to transportation ensures the maximum amount of traffic congestion possible is created each day, and how to fight that congestion on a budget. Bottom-up techniques for spending less and getting higher returns on transportation projects, all while improving quality of life for residents. Perfect for anyone interested in why transportation systems work – and fail to work – the way they do, Confessions of a Recovering Engineer is a fascinating insider’s peek behind the scenes of America’s transportation systems.

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Titre Confessions of a Recovering Engineer - Transportation for a Strong Town
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Editeur Wiley
Langue EN
Date de publication 28/08/2021

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Ean EPUB 9781119699255
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Type de protection Adobe DRM
Ean papier 9781119699293
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