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Paved Paradise: How Parking Explains the World

“Paved Paradise” is about parking’s impact on city life and urban design, how it came to have such a large influence, and the prospects for change.  It asks: Why have we devoted so much land to the exclusive use of idle vehicles? Are there better ways of using this land? The “big ideas” for Urban…

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Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design

This is a book about what makes people happy and the role that cities, suburbs and the way we live today adds to happiness or diminishes it. The “big ideas” for Urban Atlanta:

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Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life

“Palaces for the People” is about how public places can shape neighborhoods so that people become better connected. And these connections, in turn, make neighborhoods safer, healthier, more prosperous and more resilient. The “big ideas” for Urban Atlanta:

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Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution

“Streetfight” is the inside story of how New York changed many of its streets, adding bike lanes, launching bike sharing and bus rapid transit and expanding pedestrian infrastructure, including 60 pedestrian plazas. The “big ideas” for Urban Atlanta:

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