The Role of Private Developers in Sustainable Mobility by embarqnetwork

The Role of Private Developers in Sustainable Mobility by embarqnetwork

Developers should focus on mixed use development and urban design aimed at ensuring better connectivity and access for residents. This includes landscape design, which is typically viewed as a visual discipline, not a spatial one; however, done properly, it can help create continuity of space and develop a sense of community. Developers must consider their investment as a means to improve the neighborhood and the civic realm and this can translate to increased market demand. Small projects constitute the majority of sites being developed in the city today. Policy makers should address the wide diversity in demand across dwelling sizes, types and affordability. The Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) should consider a town planning scheme to promote integrated and inclusive living. Policy makers and development authorities such as Bangalore Metropolitan Region Development...

Full article: http://sustainablecitiescollective.com/node/1008106

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