Useful background references from the archives of World Streets to lend a hand to planners, policy makers, researchers, NGOs, students, media and others concerned with the challenges of sustainable cities in general, and in particular those of calming traffic speeds in combination with other complementary measures to change, to improve and to soften the face of your city.
A researcher’s toolkit to get you started
To get started – 1, 2, 3:
- Slow City Transition: Notes for a thinking exercise – http://wp.me/psKUY-4Yc
- Organizing our thoughts on Slowth (Slow Cities) – – http://wp.me/psKUY-4Xk
- A Slow City Primer from the World Resources Institute — http://wp.me/psKUY-4YH
That should to start get you in the picture. And now to dig deeper:
• Facebook on Slow City: https://www.facebook.com/SlowCity2020/
* More Slow City from World Streets – https://worldstreets.wordpress.com/tag/slowcity/
* Twitter: https://twitter.com/worldstreets
• LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/668837
* Planners Bookshelf (Slow City) – https://goo.gl/cbtjJF
* This Reader (55 articles as per 7 June 2017) – http://wp.me/psKUY-4Z2
And deeper: World Streets Universal search
* (1) Click HERE and (2) pop [“slow city”OR “slow streets’“] into open tab (With quotations marks but no brackets. Then (3) click upper right for Sort by Date.
This combined search engine builds on the latest Google search engine, but greatly tightens the focus targeting selected coverage of, as of this date, 802 specialized international sources.
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About the author:
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Bio: Trained as a development economist, Eric Britton is a public entrepreneur specializing in the field of sustainability and social justice. 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 work focuses on the subject of equity, economy and efficiency in city transport and public space, and helping governments to ask the right questions -- and in the process, find practical solutions to urgent climate, mobility, life quality and job creation issues. More at: http://wp.me/PsKUY-2p7