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U.S. Traffic Calming Manual


Reid Ewing and Steven Brown

ASCE Press

2009 / 256 pp.
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Copublished by the American Planning Association and ASCE Press.

Building upon the body of knowledge developed by the Ewing and Brown over the last 10 years, this single-source reference presents a how-to process for the successful implementation of a traffic-calming program. More than any previous manual, this book provides practical guidance on establishing an effective program, deciding which traffic-calming device to choose for a given problem, and properly designing a selected device to achieve a desired outcome. Numerous case studies from across the country suggest the most effective measures in various circumstances, and hundreds of color photographs illustrate specific traffic-calming treatments.

About the Authors
Reid Ewing, Ph.D., is professor of city and metropolitan planning at the University of Utah, associate editor of the Journal of the American Planning Association, and a Fellow of the Urban Land Institute.

Steven J. Brown, P.E., is a senior principal at Fehr & Peers, with 20 years of experience in transportation planning and engineering, and the former director of transportation planning for the City of Sacramento .

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"The U.S. Traffic Calming Manual is a much-needed comprehensive review of current traffic-calming experience and best practices around the country. It will no doubt become an indispensable resource for municipalities like New York City and their planners, engineers, and designers who are seeking to retrofit their streets to be safer, more livable,and more sustainable." —Janette Sadik-Khan, Commissioner, New York City Department of Transportation