Walkable City Rules

101 Steps to Making Better Places
Narrated by: Jeff Speck
Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
4.9 out of 5 stars (43 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

“Cities are the future of the human race, and Jeff Speck knows how to make them work.” (David Owen, staff writer at the New Yorker)

Nearly every US city would like to be more walkable - for reasons of health, wealth, and the environment - yet few are taking the proper steps to get there. The goals are often clear, but the path is seldom easy. Jeff Speck’s follow-up to his best-selling Walkable City is the resource that cities and citizens need to usher in an era of renewed street life. Walkable City Rules is a doer’s guide to making change in cities, and making it now.   

The 101 rules are practical yet engaging - worded for arguments at the planning commission, illustrated for clarity, and packed with specifications as well as data. For ease of use, the rules are grouped into 19 chapters that cover everything from selling walkability, to getting the parking right, escaping automobilism, making comfortable spaces and interesting places, and doing it now!   

Walkable City was written to inspire; Walkable City Rules was written to enable. It is the most comprehensive tool available for bringing the latest and most effective city-planning practices to bear in your community. The content and presentation make it a force multiplier for place-makers and change-makers everywhere.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2018 Jeff Speck (P)2018 Audible, Inc.

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Excellent compendium for pro and enthusiast alike

I will listen to this multiple times over and still not absorb all it has to offer. I appreciate it as a beacon to lead us all to better communities.

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exceptional book

This book provides the core basics on all essential elements of planning cities and good development. I have the audio and the printed copy for different reasons. Audio helps me get through it and printed as a resource.