While Eyes on the Street will definitely resonate with fans of Jacobs’ writing, the book will appeal to a broader audience, as it is as much about how she thought as about what she wrote.
Experienced urban practitioners and novice urbanists alike will find several new insights in Nan Ellin’s Good Urbansim.
If you ever hear someone say that Vancouver has no history, give them a copy of “The Chuck Davis History of Metropolitan Vancouver.”
Only if we embrace the facts of transit, and discover the opportunities they present, will our cities, and our transit, be human. —Jarrett Walker Whether you are transit geek, a SkyTrain rider or an interested citizen, you will learning something by reading Human Transit: How Clearer Thinking about Public Transit …
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This week, I’m going to take a step back from creating and focus on refilling my intellectual tank.
The Living City is an invaluable resource for those wishing to know more about the power that small projects have in improving a city.
This week’s edition focuses on prominent urbanists and their views.
This book touches on one of my frurations with contemporary urban planning (and civic governance in general): the push for precision and efficiency:
The Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Book Award recognizes an outstanding book that exhibits excellence in addressing issues of urban communication.