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.
A researcher’s toolkit to get you started
To get started – 1, 2, 3:
- Safe 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 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:
• Facebook on Safe City: https://www.facebook.com/SafeCity2020/
* 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: Educated as a development economist, Eric Britton is an American political scientist, teacher and international 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: The Politics of Transport - https://worldstreets.wordpress.com . | Britton online: https://goo.gl/9CJXTh