Sustainable Transport Planners Bookshelf (ver. 1.0)

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In support of our on-going Better Choices book project – “Bringing Sustainable Transportation to Smaller Asian Cities” – we are in the process of developing an open library with key references on sources intended to be useful on our topic to planners, local government, decision makers,  operators, the media, students,  and concerned elements of civil society. These documents are being selected with the counsel of leading authorities in our field.

Most of these documents, and in a few cases videos, are available online and at no cost. A certain number of technical documents that are of high quality carry price tags, whose price has been reduced for World Streets readers.

A first selection of documents is now on-line. The library’s internal organization and ease of use will be getting attention in the coming weeks. The library is open 27/7 at https://goo.gl/SyOCf5.

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Comments and suggestions are most welcome.

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About the author:

Eric Britton
9, rue Gabillot, 69003 Lyon France

Bio: Britton is an American political scientist and sustainability activist who has lived and worked in Paris since 1969. Professor of Sustainable Development, Economy and Democracy at the Institut Supérieur de Gestion (Paris), he is also MD of EcoPlan Association, an independent advisory network providing strategic counsel for government and business on policy and decision issues involving complex systems, social-technical change and sustainable development. Founding editor of World Streets, his latest book, "BETTER CHOICES: Bringing Sustainable Transport to Your City" focuses on the subject of environment, equity, economy and efficiency in city transport and public space, and helping governments to ask the right questions. A pre-publication edition of Better Choices is currently undergoing an international peer review during Sept.- Oct. 2017, with the goal of publication in English and Chinese editions by end-year. If you wish to participate drop a line to BetterChoices@ecoplan.org .

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