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Title Cities going green : a handbook of best practices / edited by Roger L. Kemp and Carl J. Stephani.

Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland ; London : Eurospan [distributor], 2011.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Burnley  307.76 CITI    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 239 pages ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I Going Green -- 1 Communities Give New Life to Old Neighborhoods / Steve Garman Garman, Steve 5 -- 2 Evolving Green Building Practices / Jim Heid Heid, Jim 9 -- 3 Ways to Balance Nature and Commerce / Edward T. McMahon McMahon, Edward T. 15 -- 4 Preserving Nature for Future Generations / Thomas Arrandale Arrandale, Thomas 19 -- 5 Green Technology and Economic Development / Chad Vander Veen Veen, Chad Vander 24 -- Part II Best Practices -- 6 Annapolis and Other Cities Improve Their Water Quality / Don Waye Waye, Don 29 -- 7 Asheville and Other Cities Redesign Their Roadways to Enhance the Environment Insurance Institute for Highway Safety 32 -- 8 Atlanta and Other Cities Improve Their Urban Heat Islands / Maurice Estes Estes, Maurice, Dale Quattrochi Quattrochi, Dale, Elizabeth Stasiak Stasiak, Elizabeth 37 -- 9 Austin and Other Cities Implement Green Government Practices / Zach Patton Patton, Zach 42 -- 10 Billings and Other Cities Encourage Updating Old Structures to Green Standards / Glen Martin Martin, Glen 45 -- 11 Blackwater and Other Cities Protect Their Natural Corridors / A. Elizabeth Watson Watson, A. Elizabeth 48 -- 12 Central City Restores Its Watershed Areas / Sharon Harkcom Harkcom, Sharon 53 -- 13 Charleston Preserves Its Coastline / Josh Murphy Murphy, Josh 55 -- 14 Charlotte and Other Cities Construct People Friendly Streets / John N. LaPlante LaPlante, John N., Barbara McCann McCann, Barbara 58 -- 15 Chattanooga and Other Cities Invest in Parks and Open Spaces / Margaret C.H. Kelly Kelly, Margaret C.H., Matthew Zieper Zieper, Matthew 63 -- 16 Chicago Develops Sustainable Streetscape Projects / Jay Womack Womack, Jay 69 -- 17 Columbus Combines Conservation with Development / Erin Sherer Sherer, Erin, Anthony Sasson Sasson, Anthony, Tracy Hatmaker Hatmaker, Tracy 72 -- 18 Concord and Other Cities Encourage Restorative Development / Storm Cunningham Cunningham, Storm 76 -- 19 Dallas and Other Cities Focus Growth Around Transit Hubs / G.M. Filisko Filisko, G.M. 80 -- 20 Daybreak and Other Communities Balance Development and Preservation / Sam Newberg Newberg, Sam 83 -- 21 Denver and Other Cities Develop Sustainable Neighborhoods / Miriam Landman Landman, Miriam 87 -- 22 Detroit and Other Cities Join the Urban Greening Movement / Cherie Langlois Langlois, Cherie 93 -- 23 Eugene and Other Cities Create Energy Efficient Buildings / Matt Stansberry Stansberry, Matt 98 -- 24 Flagstaff and Other Cities Develop Walkable Communities / Dan Burden Burden, Dan 101 -- 25 Gaithersburg Cleans Its Rivers and Streams / Leah Miller Miller, Leah 107 -- 26 Greensburg and Other Cities Establish Eco-Districts / Johanna Brickman Brickman, Johanna 110 -- 27 Hartford Encourages Neighborhood Gardens / Theresa Barger Barger, Theresa 114 -- 28 Huntersville Revises Its Zoning Laws to Control Growth / Tucker Mitchell Mitchell, Tucker 117 -- 29 Ithaca and Other Cities Diversify Their Urban Forests / Jill Mazullo Mazullo, Jill 121 -- 30 Los Angeles and Other Cities Explore Measures to Reduce Air Pollution / Paul Tullis Tullis, Paul 124 -- 31 Memphis and Other Cities Approve Sustainable Planning Guidelines / Joe McElroy McElroy, Joe 129 -- 32 Minneapolis and Other Cities Provide Light Rail Transportation Options / John Van Gieson Gieson, John Van 133 -- 33 North Fair Oaks and Other Cities Consider Health Issues in Their Planning / Heather Woolen Woolen, Heather 139 -- 34 Oakland and Other Cities Promote Smart Growth Development Practices / Gary Binger Binger, Gary, Paul Sedway Sedway, Paul 144 -- 35 Oregon City and Other Cities Streamline Their Stream Restoration Process / Alan Horton Horton, Alan 149 -- 36 Philadelphia and Other Cities Encourage Bicycle Commuting / Lawrence Houstoun Houstoun, Lawrence 153 -- 37 Portland Advances Green Stormwater Management Practices / Glenn Reinhardt Reinhardt, Glenn 158 -- 38 Salt Lake City Turns Old Buildings into Green Buildings / Mich'el Glenn Glenn, Mich'el 163 -- 39 San Francisco and Other Cities Reduce Their Air Pollution by Building Bikeways / Kyle Boelte Boelte, Kyle 169 -- 40 Santa Rosa Implements a Build-It-Green Program / Dell Tredinnick Tredinnick, Dell 172 -- 41 Savannah and Other Cities Create Fused Grid Street Networks / Fanis Grammenos Grammenos, Fanis, Carl J. Stephani Stephani, Carl J. 175 -- 42 Seattle and Other Cities Approve Green Building Design Standards / Christopher Hawthorne Hawthorne, Christopher 182 -- 43 South Amboy Revitalizes Its Aging Waterfront / Alan Hope Hope, Alan 185 -- 44 Syracuse and Other Cities Encourage Watershed Education and Restoration / Mat Webber Webber, Mat 189 -- 45 Tacoma and Other Cities Redesign Their Roadways for People / Barbara McCann McCann, Barbara 193 -- 46 Tallahassee Approves and Enforces Clean Water Quality Regulations / John Abendroth Abendroth, John 196 -- 47 Washington, D.C., Encourages and Promotes Eco-Friendly Neighborhoods / Greg Plotkin Plotkin, Greg 199 -- Part III Future -- 48 Communities of the Future / Robert McIntyre McIntyre, Robert 203 -- 49 Cities and Sustainability / Mich'el Willis Willis, Mich'el 207 -- 50 Cities and Transportation / Ryan Chin Chin, Ryan 212 -- 51 Cities and Nature / Kevin Fletcher Fletcher, Kevin 217 -- 52 Revitalizing America's Downtowns / Roger L. Kemp Kemp, Roger L., Carl J. Stephani Stephani, Carl J. 219.
Summary "This is a guide to introduce the rapidly evolving field of communities that are effectively "going green." An assessment of the future of these towns and cities and resources for citizens and officials seeking information conclude the work. This handbook makes an excellent resource for anyone seeking to facilitate the restoration of the natural environment within their community"--Provided by publisher.
Other author Kemp, Roger L.
Stephani, Carl J.
Subject Sustainable development -- United States.
Urban ecology (Sociology) -- United States.
Standard Number (YBP)3648445
ISBN 0786459689 (paperback)
9780786459681 (paperback)