Transit and Cities-Places for People and Transit

Transit & Cities Spring 2014 Series

Event 2:  "Places for People & Transit"

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"From Jane Jacobs to Livable Cities" presentation by  Jan Gehl, Jan Gehl and Associates, Copenhagen, February 10, 2014

Fifty years of Public Life research leading gradually to implementation of people-oriented planning strategies in cities across the world: Copenhagen, Melbourne, London, New York and Moscow, among others. The Livable cities of the 21st Century are characterized by a strong focus on sustainable modes of transport supported by a good public realm. Care for people and the public realm are seen as an important key for creating lively, safe, sustainable and healthy cities. 

Discussant: Neil Hrushowy, City of San Francisco Planning Department