Urbanism final II

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Urbanism final II
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  1. income diversity 
    • favorable in new urbanism
    • offering a range of housing options for a wide range of income levels 
  2. legibility of public space 
    Being able to figure out what an area is about and knowing how to get out 
  3. mass transit 
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  4. microclimate of public space 
    • tall buildings can block the sun completely 
    • having north-south facing plazas are terrible 
    • trees and fountains to reduce heat 
  5. mixed income designs
    • having another dwelling on a lot 
    • adds additional income for a family 
    • creates a more mixed income/diverse neighborhood 
  6. model affordability code 
    • push for affordable housing, 
    • mandate housing or create incentives for diversity bonuses 
  7. neccessities for making transit work 
    • must be:
    • frequent & predictable 
    • must have a route that is direct, logical 
    • the stop must be safe and dignified 
  8. new urbanism and affordability 
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  9. pedestrian malls 
    • walking only places 
    • requirements: 
    • 1.destination, a reason for people to visit 
    • 2. must be enough pedestrians to begin with 
  10. pedestrian-oriented streets
    • streets where cars aren't allowed 
    • people are allowed to walk or ride bicycles

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