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Contents Chapter 1 Introduction The Landscape Today Less Active Lifestyles The Current Health Crisis How Much Activity Is Needed? Increasing Physical Activity The Demand for Change What Makes a Place Walkable? Overview of This Book Chapter 2 Form and Function: Creating the Pedestrian Experience Creating Destinations Block by Block Making Connections Public Spaces Parking: Carrot or Stick? Reconfiguring Existing Development You Can Get There from Here Chapter 3 The Business of Pedestrian-Oriented Development The Market Financial Returns Obtaining Financing The Entitlement Process Project Evaluation Dealing with Obstacles to Financing Site Assessment A Growing Market Chapter 4 Public Sector Involvement Who Makes Up the Public Sector? The Public Sector?s Interests in Pedestrian-Oriented Development Advantages and Disadvantages of Public Sector Partnerships Roles for the Public Sector Regulatory Process and Tools The Approval Process Development Incentives and Tools Chapter 5 Healthy Trends Healthy Trends Urban Revitalizations New Towns Gain Town Centers Greyfield Redevelopment Traditional Neighborhood Developments in Greenfields Infill Communities Housing for Seniors The Case Studies Chapter 6 Case Studies City Heights Urban Village San Diego, California Paseo Colorado Pasadena, California The Market Common, Clarendon Arlington, Virginia The Grove Los Angeles, California Centennial Lakes Edina, Minnesota Birkdale Village Huntersville, North Carolina Saffron Sammamish, Washington Baxter Village Fort Mill, South Carolina WaterColor and Seaside Seagrove Beach, Florida Creating Walkable Places: Compact Mixed-Use Solutions
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
City planning -- United States.
City planning -- Health aspects -- United States.
Pedestrian areas -- United States.
Real estate development -- United States.
Mixed-use developments -- United States -- Case studies.