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James S. Grant

James S. Grant has over 27 years’ experience and currently serves as Director for the Energy and Fueling Services Group in HNTB’s Bellevue, Washington, office. He has expertise as a mechanical engineer, working primarily in the areas of central utility plants, renewable-energy systems, energy conservation, and aviation fueling systems for both commercial and industrial facilities. His responsibilities frequently encompass project management, scope definition, planning, design, scheduling, and supervision of a design group and maintaining client relationships. His expertise in sustainability has earned him leadership roles on green projects at many of the country’s leading airports. At his home airport of Seattle–Tacoma International, he was responsible for a $100 million mechanical infrastructure program. While working with the Clark County Department of Aviation in Las Vegas, Nevada, Grant prepared an energy alternatives evaluation in support of the proposed new Ivanpah Valley Airport. For the Santa Barbara Airport, he successfully completed a greenhouse gas inventory and carbon footprint reduction plan. At Los Angeles International Airport, he oversaw the replacement concept for the central terminal area central utility plant, and authored LAX’s utilities master plan. As lead engineer on the Terminal 2 West Expansion at San Diego International Airport, he was responsible for the central utility plant, which included renewable energy sources and a reduction in energy costs Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Infrastructure Sustainability and Design

Routledge, 2012

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The Street Evolving: A Brief Social History

Vikas Mehta

Vikas Mehta, PhD, is the Fruth/Gemini Chair, the Ohio Eminent Scholar of Environment/Urban Design and Associate Professor at the School of Planning, College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning at the University of Cincinnati. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Street : A Quintessential Social Public Space

Routledge, 2013

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Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure

Susannah Kerr Adler

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Susannah Kerr Adler is a Vice President with Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB), leading the development of the company’s vertical infrastructure practice and is responsible for staff oversight, financial performance, business generation, and client relationship management. She has direct day-to-day responsibility for the Architecture and Buildings Technical Excellence Center. Susannah also serves as PB America’s Director of Sustainability Services across both company operations and project work. In this position, she leads a core team of specialists in defining, measuring, and continually improving PB’s commitment to sustainability. Focus areas for the group are climate change, green design, power generation, and water. She is also active with the American Public Transportation Association’s task force on sustainability. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Meg Cederoth

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Margaret Cederoth is an urban planner at Parsons Brinckerhoff with over a decade of experience working in the areas of transportation and sustainability planning, land use, and international planning. She has developed sustainability strategies and policies for major infrastructure projects, as well as the first planned carbon-neutral city in the UAE, Masdar. She has a Masters of Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Illinois, Urbana—Champaign. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Katherine Henderson

Katherine Henderson is a versatile professional with expertise in sustainable planning and development, sustainability reporting, organizational development, technical writing, and environmental services. Katherine consults on a variety of strategic and technical issues, covering topical areas such as organizational sustainability planning, city and regional planning, green infrastructure, and green building. As a leading member of the Americas Sustainability Task Force, Katherine helps set goals, coordinate efforts, and implement sustainability initiatives across the division. She also serves as editor of Parsons Brinckerhoff’s annual sustainability report for the Americas, published for the first time in 2009. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Scott Snelling

Scott Snelling, of Parsons Brinckerhoff, has ten years’ experience in the design, construction management, and inspection of bridges and tunnels, with a specialty in movable bridges. Scott has written and been interviewed on the subject of rating bridge projects for sustainability by several trade magazines, including: Engineering News Record, Bridge Design and Engineering, Greensource, Aspire, and Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure. Scott is the Vice Chair of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ sustainable infrastructure project rating committee. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Infrastructure Sustainability and Design

Routledge, 2012

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Introduction

Vikas Mehta

Vikas Mehta, PhD, is the Fruth/Gemini Chair, the Ohio Eminent Scholar of Environment/Urban Design and Associate Professor at the School of Planning, College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning at the University of Cincinnati. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Street : A Quintessential Social Public Space

Routledge, 2013

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Sustainability in Ports, Freight, and Logistics

Erin Hyland

Erin Hyland is Halcrow’s Coordinator of Sustainability Initiatives for North America. As part of her remit, she supports corporate initiatives and information exchange across business groups and markets. She also coordinates development, implementation, and reporting of key performance indicators to benchmark and monitor Halcrow’s sustainability targets and operations nationally as part of the organization’s Corporate Social Responsibility. She works on strategic planning, market studies, operations and process reviews, demographic and land use analyses, and economic development studies. She also has an interest in sustainability planning, specifically policy and financing mechanisms for carbon and other emissions reduction within the goods movement sector. Erin has been involved with a number of transportation greenhouse gas emissions studies for freight and passenger movement for Transport Canada and the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure in British Columbia, as well as the Port Strategic Business Assessment for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Hyland was a co-author of Powering Forward, a collaborative project between Columbia University and the New York City Economic Development Corporation, published in June 2006. This study provided a comprehensive analysis of renewable energy potential for the City of New York, outlining the existing energy structure, policy limitations and opportunities, potential financing tools, and actual resource potential. Hyland has a BS in Biology from Cornell University and an MS in Urban Planning from Columbia University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Joe Bryan

Joe Bryan is Vice President for the surface freight transportation practice of Halcrow in Boston, MA, with over 25 years’ experience in the field. He possesses broad practical experience in freight carrier management in multiple modes and has been a substantial contributor to the development of public and public–private freight planning in the USA. Bryan has given guidance to the US Department of Transportation on the benefits of road pricing for the trucking industry, advised a major inter-regional truck line on market expansion and network development, and provided strategic direction for a variety of public and public–private freight corridor studies. At the urban level, he has aided MPOs in large and medium size cities to understand the distribution systems, operating requirements, and future needs of goods and services movement in their regions, and to prepare responsive strategies. Bryan is an author of the original AASHTO Freight Rail Bottom Line Report, a contributor to the subsequent AASHTO Bottom Line series on logistics and multimodal freight, and a developer and instructor for the National Highway Institute’s Advanced Freight Planning Course. His rail work includes co-authorship of an NCHRP guidebook on the use of rail freight solutions to relieve highway congestion, and multiple verified statements for the Surface Transportation Board in support of railroad merger applications. Bryan is Chairman of the Committee on Urban Freight Transportation at the Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences. He holds an MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth College, and a BA from Princeton University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Infrastructure Sustainability and Design

Routledge, 2012

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Thoughts and future issues

Brian Edwards

Brian Edwards is Emeritus Professor of Architecture from ECA, Edinburgh, a corresponding member of the RIBA's Sustainable Future's Group and currently teaches and researches at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, in Copenhagen. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sustainability and the Design of Transport Interchanges

Routledge, 2011

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What is urban design?

Ed Wall

Ed Wall is a landscape architect based in London. He teaches landscape architecture at Kingston University. His recent projects have focussed on the definition of the urban public realm in South London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tim Waterman

Tim Waterman has worked on numerous large-scale strategic and master planning projects in central London and southeast England. He lectures in landscape architecture at the Writtle School of Design, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Basics Landscape Architecture 01: Urban Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

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...Name: East Jerusalem Master PlanLocation: Jerusalem, IsraelDate: 1999Designer: Sorkin StudioThis plan is a schematic proposal. It begins by suggesting that the political and commercial sprawl of the city be halted and that further...

Movement

Ed Wall

Ed Wall is a landscape architect based in London. He teaches landscape architecture at Kingston University. His recent projects have focussed on the definition of the urban public realm in South London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tim Waterman

Tim Waterman has worked on numerous large-scale strategic and master planning projects in central London and southeast England. He lectures in landscape architecture at the Writtle School of Design, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Basics Landscape Architecture 01: Urban Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

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...Name: Kai Tak AirportLocation: Hong Kong, ChinaDate: 1993Designer: n/aMovement can shape and occupy cities in very dramatic ways.Cities are shaped as much by movement as they are by buildings, and as movement and transportation occur...

Making Sociable Streets: Guidelines and Application

Vikas Mehta

Vikas Mehta, PhD, is the Fruth/Gemini Chair, the Ohio Eminent Scholar of Environment/Urban Design and Associate Professor at the School of Planning, College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning at the University of Cincinnati. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Street : A Quintessential Social Public Space

Routledge, 2013

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Transit-Oriented Development

Designing Sustainable Communities

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Transit-oriented development (TOD) is an approach to regional planning that integrates public transit and urban concepts. It promotes environmental sustainability, walkability, cycling culture, and urban growth—all while retaining...