Urban Studies & Planning

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Designing Streets for Kids

By National Association of City Transportation Officials
Island Press

Building on the success of their Global Street Design Guide, the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO)-Global Designing Cities Initiative (GDCI) Streets for Kids program has developed child-focused design guidance to inspire leaders, inform practitioners, and empower communities around the world to consider their city from the eyes of a child.

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Planning on the Edge

Vancouver and the Challenges of Reconciliation, Social Justice, and Sustainable Development

UBC Press
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Better Buses, Better Cities

How to Plan, Run, and Win the Fight for Effective Transit

Island Press

A transit expert calls citizens and city decision makers to action, inspiring them to fight for a better bus system.

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Vancouverism

UBC Press, On Point Press
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Constructing Empire

The Japanese in Changchun, 1905–45

UBC Press

While other studies focus on the role of diplomats and the military, Constructing Empire demonstrates that building the Japanese empire also required civilian participation.

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Condo Conquest

Urban Governance, Law, and Condoization in New York City and Toronto

UBC Press

This eye-opening study shows how the condo, developed to meet the needs of a community of owners in cities in the 1960s, has been conquered by commercial interests.

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