America's Suburban Centers: The Land Use-Transportation Link

1st Edition

Robert Cervero

Published May 29, 2018
Reference - 246 Pages
ISBN 9781138485792 - CAT# K349374
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning


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Originally published in 1989, America’s Suburban Centers looks at how America’s suburban workplaces are being increasingly designed for automobiles rather than people. The emergence of sprawling office complexes devoid of housing, shops and other facilities is giving rise to regional congestion problems because of the ever-greater dependence on automobiles. This book argues that the low-density, single-use, and non-integrated character of America’s suburban centers is a root cause of declining levels of mobility and worsening traffic congestion.

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