Implementing Sustainable Practices and Elements in University City

March 10, 2010
DOI: 10.4016/16568.01
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University of California, San Diego- Urban Expo
Key findings:
In this research, we wanted to determine ... which practices will reduce automobile usage and promote a more pedestrian friendly University City. Currently, the streets carry large volumes of traffic at high speeds, while the sidewalks are seeing very little traffic. There are also some inaccessible sidewalks that restrict mobility for those on wheelchairs or parents with strollers.
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This study seeks to improve the pedestrian environment in University City. The community is very automobile-dependent, but characteristics of the... » More