Global Street Design Guide National Association of City Transportation
Publisher: Island Press
Participating experts from global cities have helped to develop the principles that organize the guide. Each year, 1.2 million people die from traffic fatalities, highlighting the need todesign streets that offer safe and enticing travel choices for all people. The Global Designing Cities Initiative (GDCI) focuses on the critical role of streets within urban environments around the world. Global Street Design Guide [National Association of City Transportation Officials] on Amazon.com. NACTO Designing Cities: Where transportation ideas collide. And practitioners from across the country to discuss key trends in urban street design and transportation policy. The UAE's capital city will be one of the 50 cities to feature in Global StreetDesign Guide. The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) unveiled a newdesign manual for city streets in September, 2013. The Street Design Manual is New York City's comprehensive resource for street design standards, guidelines, and policies. The US organisation NACTO is preparing a "Global Street Design Guide (GSDG) ". Urban Street Design Guide Index Low-volume residential streets, especially in older cities, often have narrow or crumbling sidewalks. This fall, NACTO will hold the fourth annual Designing Cities conference in Austin , Texas. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Urban Street Design Guide Index Busy downtown streets that operate 2-way are often the most difficult streets for cities to reconfigure and retrofit. For more information, contact Trish Riggs and 202-624-7086.