________________ SLOW CITY READER ________________ From the Archives of World Streets: 2008-2020

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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.

 25 Feb. 2018. Please note: Following to be updated to accommodate latest findings.

Change the way you move
Credit: Simphewe Nkwali (Eco-Mobiliy Johannesburg

 

A researcher’s toolkit to get you started

To get started –  1, 2, 3:

  1. Slow City Transition: Notes for a thinking exercise  – http://wp.me/psKUY-4Yc
  2. Organizing our thoughts on Slowth (Slow Cities)  – –  http://wp.me/psKUY-4Xk
  3. A Safe 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:

Supporting media

Facebook on Slow  City:  https://www.facebook.com/SlowCityStrategies

* 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:

Eric Britton
13, rue Pasteur. Courbevoie 92400 France

Bio: Founding editor of World Streets (1988), Eric Britton is an American political scientist, teacher, occasional consultant, and sustainability activist who has observed, learned, taught and worked on missions and advisory assignments on all continents. In the autumn of 2019, he committed his remaining life work to the challenges of aggressively countering climate change and specifically greenhouse gas emissions emanating from the mobility sector. He is not worried about running out of work. Further background and updates: @ericbritton | http://bit.ly/2Ti8LsX | #fekbritton | https://twitter.com/ericbritton | and | https://www.linkedin.com/in/ericbritton/ Contact: climate@newmobility.org) | +336 508 80787 (Also WhatApp) | Skype: newmobility.)

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