By Dom Nozzi
What explanations sprawl, and are there good ideas to its tense difficulties? Nozzi offers an easy-to-follow creation to sprawl's explanations and provides commonsense options to be had to groups. The time is ripe for resurrecting the culture of designing that makes humans, now not vehicles, happy.Since the tip of worldwide conflict II, the USA has been passionate about a wish to enhance stipulations for vehicles, no longer humans, essentially via huge, immense subsidies for highway widening and building of loose parking. not just does this obsession aggravate stipulations for motorists (at nice public expense), it traps groups in a vicious cycle that provides a declining, sprawling, financially bankrupting future—regardless of the standard of rules, plans, planners, or elected officials.Nozzi can provide an easy-to-follow creation to sprawl's reasons and provides common sense recommendations to be had to groups. The time is ripe for resurrecting the culture of designing that makes humans, now not vehicles, satisfied. the secret is returning to modest, human-scaled streets, parking, land use, and improvement rules. layout rules encouraging jogging, bicycling, and mass transit along with vehicle commute are necessary to developing livable towns once more. a certified urban planner for over 15 years, Nozzi has firsthand wisdom of what works, what does not, and what real-world stumbling blocks are confronted while facing sprawl. geared toward those that wish an insider's advent to our highway, site visitors, and land-use difficulties, this e-book is an invaluable advisor to either specialist planners and electorate taken with the way forward for their very own groups.