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An Executive Summary of Charles Montgomery's 'Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,700. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition. Sample summaries by the author are available newbooksinbrief dot com.
The Business & Politics of Sports: A Selection of Columns by Evan Weiner Second Edition
By Evan Weiner
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 246,610. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Everybody in America and around the world is paying in some way for sports, whether it is through taxes, cable TV bills, tax breaks or incentives. In a selection of his columns spanning from 1998 to the present, award winning journalist Evan Weiner connects the dots and shows how business, politics and sports are so closely interwoven.
Improving Road Safety in Asia and the Pacific
By Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
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A safe system approach to road safety offers a holistic view of road transport systems, and considers interactions between several elements. This ebook offers lessons for improving road safety and shares good road safety practices by drawing on various publications.
Guide to Revitalize Your City
By Joe Moore
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 69,650. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
This book is a primer on the procedure to reduce crime, reduce costs of maintenance, fire and police departments in your city by removing vacant structures in a timely fashion. A by product is the improvement of property tax collection. The book is based on results within the City of Marion, Indiana and co-authored by Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer, Joe Moore, of the City of Marion.
The Third Mode: Towards a Green Society
By Jeff Olson
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 66,820. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
Jeff Olson's experiences in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors of the sustainable transportation field have made one thing clear: when most people think about transportation they often consider only two options, highways and mass transit. Through his experiences, Jeff realized that walking and bicycling are unique forms of mobility that represent a separate, Third Mode of transportation.
The Bicycle Reader: Number 1 | Summer 2012
By Jack Thurston
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 21,010. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
A new collection of quality writing about cycling. In this issue are ten articles written at various moments over the past 130 years, from the very earliest days of the bicycle right up to today. Some are lighthearted, some demand deeper engagement. All are great reads.