Papers originally presented at an international symposium held at the University of Maryland, Annapolis, Maryland from September 29 through October 1, 2004. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Urban containment: European experience of planning for the compact city / Cliff Hague -- Containing sprawl / Chang-Hee Christine Bae -- Encouraging mixed use in practice / Jill Grant -- Mixed land use in Germany: opportunities, benefits, and constraints / Claus-Christian Wiegandt -- Smart growth: opportunity or threat to affordable housing? / Charles Connerly -- Affordable housing, housing strategies and growth management in Flanders (Belgium): facts, policy and discourses / Jef E.J. Van den Broeck and Han Verschure -- Transit-oriented development in the US: contemporary practices, impacts and policy directions / Robert Cervero -- Transit-oriented urban environments reduce travel-a fairytale? / Harry Timmermans -- Health urban planning: the anatomy of a WHO healthy cities project / Hugh Barton -- Healthy urban design: Maryland's smart codes and the pedestrian environment / Kelly J. Clifton, Andrâea Livi Smith and Rodney Harrell -- Smart growth strategies as a challenge for Dutch developmental planning policies / Leonie B. Janssen-Jansen -- State plan and smart growth implementation: the New Jersey case / Martin A. Bierbaum -- A retrospective and a call for more trans-Atlantic research / Gerrit-Jan Knaap and Huibert A. Haccou. 'Incentives, Regulations and Plans' compares analyses of how North American and European nation states use incentives, regulations or plans to approach a core set of universal land use issues such as - mixed use development, transit oriented development, affordable housing, healthy urban designs and marketing smarter growth.