Mixed Use Development

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Mixed Use Development
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Last Edit Date 2018-07-02

Mixed Use Development means :

SDABC2015.png The ABC for Sustainable Cities - A glossary for policy makers. 1st edition (2015)

Development that encourages increased density, cluster developments; a variety of housing types beyond detached units; protection of open space, agricultural lands and ecologically sensitive areas, the reduction in use of private and motorized forms of transport, the promotion of public transport systems, and the design and redesign of areas to support such use. (1)

In many mixed-use urban areas, it is recommended that [the proportion] of land [that ] is allocated for roads [be increased, as with the proportion of land allocated] for economic use in any neighbourhood, and open public space. (2)

(1) Global Report on Human Settlements: Planning Sustainable Cities (2009), http://mirror.unhabitat.org/pmss/listItemDetails.aspx?publicationID=2831.