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Design of Urban Street Networks. Norman W. Garrick Lecture 8 . Designing Connected Networks. www.cnu.org /sites/www.cnu.org/ files/sustainable_street_network_principles_op.pdf. Principles or Goals of Sustainable Street Network Design. Support community and place - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<p>Smart Growth Conference</p> <p>Design of Urban Street NetworksNorman W. GarrickLecture 8 1Designing Connected Networks</p> <p>www.cnu.org/sites/www.cnu.org/files/sustainable_street_network_principles_op.pdf</p> <p>Principles or Goals of Sustainable Street Network DesignSupport community and placeAttract and sustain economic activitiesMaximize transportation choiceIntegrate with natural systemsRespect the existing natural and built environmentEmphasis walking as the fundamental unit of designWork with other transportation networks</p> <p>Characteristicsof a Sustainable Street NetworkMaximize ConnectivityProvide Multiple Location where Different Transportation Networks OverlapThe network should be complex rather than flatMajor Streets should be Multimodal and FrequentAll Streets should be WalkableWide variety of street types</p> <p>Portmore, Jamaica Regional Context</p> <p>Portmore City ContextPortmore Neighborhood Context</p> <p>Assessing PortmoreOn Street Network CharacteristicsMaximize ConnectivityRegional Scale NoCity Wide Scale NoNeighborhood - No Provide Multiple Location where Different Transportation Networks OverlapMarginalThe network should be complex rather than flatNo flat designMajor Streets should be Multimodal and FrequentMajor streets design for cars/too sparseAll Streets should be WalkableMajor streets not walkableWide variety of street typesTwo or three street types at most</p> <p>Prenzlauer Berg Regional Context</p> <p>Prenzlauer Berg City Context</p> <p>Prenzlauerberg</p> <p>Berlin11</p> <p>The Streets of Prenzlauer BergSchoenhauser AlleeThe main streetPrenzlauer AlleeThe second main streetPappelalleeA neighborhood shopping streetRaumerstrasseA neighborhood shopping streetGoehrener StrasseA residential street12Assessing Prenzlauer BergOn Street Network CharacteristicsMaximize ConnectivityRegional Scale YesCity Wide Scale YesNeighborhood - YesProvide Multiple Location where Different Transportation Networks OverlapVery GoodThe network should be complex rather than flatVery complex in terms of street types and types of connectionsMajor Streets should be Multimodal and FrequentMajor streets multimodal and frequentAll Streets should be WalkableMajor streets are all walkableWide variety of street typesNumerous street typesFactors in Creating Diverse Street TypeWhat are the factors contributing to difference between streets types?</p> <p>Street cross-section designContinuity of the street in the networkType of intersection connection in the street networkStreet alignment in the street network</p> <p>Note that these are a combination of Features of the street itself, and Features of the street network.</p> <p>For the best results, the street design should complement the street network design</p> <p>Schoenhauser AlleeThe main street15</p> <p>Schoenhauser AlleeThe main street16</p> <p>Schoenhauser AlleeThe main street17</p> <p>Prenzlauer AlleeThe second main street18</p> <p>PappelalleeA neighborhood shopping street19</p> <p>PappelalleeA neighborhood shopping street20</p> <p>RaumerstrasseA neighborhood shopping street21</p> <p>Greigenhagener Strassesimilar to Goehrener StrasseA residential street22</p>