Global Models of Urban Planning: Best Practices Outside the United States

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This volume is based on an international literature search of the best urban planning practices being used in cities throughout the world. The best practices from dozens of cities are described in detail. Such topics as green technology, conservation, infrastructure maintenance, alternative energy, downtown business districts, and recycling are covered, with many others. Additional information is provided for each community used as a case study, including their population, geographical location, and website. There are eight appendices: a periodicals bibliography, a glossary, a list of acronyms and abbreviations, a state municipal league directory, a national planning and development resource directory, an international planning and development resource directory, an international local government resource directory and a state library resource directory, as well as a thorough index.

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