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Citizen-Centered Cities, Volume I by Paul R. Messinger

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Abstract

This casebook was inspired by a commissioned systemwide review of the public-engagement activities of the Transportation Services Department of the City of Edmonton. These cases cover a wide range of public-involvement projects:

• neighborhood street modifications to reduce accidents,

• a controversial “signature” bridge,

• doubling of the light rail transit system,

• a new highway interchange,

• routine road repairs that trigger demands for retail-friendly street planning,

• bicycle routes that cannibalize car lanes,

• plans for goods movement (freight) to facilitate industry and economic growth,

• guidelines for multiuse urban streetscaping, and

• a transportation master plan into which all of the above fits.

All these projects involve ...

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