Cities Safer by Design
by Ben Welle et al.
Publisher: World Resources Institute 2015
Number of pages: 104
Cities Safer by Design is a global reference guide to help cities save lives from traffic fatalities through improved street design and smart urban development. This hands-on guide taps examples from cities worldwide and includes 34 different design elements to improve safety and quality of life.
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