Edited by Michiel Bliemer, Corinne Mulley and Claudine J. Moutou
Chapter 17: Place-making
Planning for transport is not simply about keeping vehicles moving and providing road space accordingly. There is also a need to have regard to ‘place’. In so doing this should raise questions about what kind of place is being served or planned and by what kind of activity (land use). So in planning, as well as traffic function, it is necessary to consider place function and place from the perspective of different users. These considerations must be taken into account at different spatial scales – the city-wide level when considering the overall transport network, and at the level of individual streets where the street cross-section and intersection are designed according to place and its function. This is at the heart of ideas about land use transport integration.
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