Dear colleagues,

 

You might be interested in the Special Issue "Planning, Development and Management of Sustainable Cities" that Md. Kamruzzaman and I have put together for Sustainability journal. All papers are available online for free download from the following link, and the outline of the issue is as below:

 

http://www.mdpi.com/journal/sustainability/special_issues/sustainable_cities

 

1)       Editorial: “Planning, Development and Management of Sustainable Cities: A Commentary from the Guest Editors” by Tan Yigitcanlar and Md. Kamruzzaman

2)       Article: “Typology of Cities based on City Biodiversity Index: Exploring Biodiversity Potentials and Possible Collaborations among Japanese Cities” by Yuta Uchiyama, Kengo Hayashi and Ryo Kohsaka

3)       Article: “The Influence of Low-Frequency Noise Pollution on the Quality of Life and Place
in Sustainable Cities: A Case Study from Northern Portugal” by Juliana Araújo Alves,
Lígia Torres Silva and Paula Cristina C. Remoaldo

4)       Article: “Sustainable Water Infrastructure Asset Management: A Gap Analysis of Customer and Service Provider Perspectives” by Sangjong Han, Hwankook Hwang, Seonghoon Kim, Gyu Seok Baek and Joonhong Park

5)       Article: “Moving towards Sustainability: Road Grades and On-Road Emissions of Heavy-Duty Vehicles: A Case Study” by Wendan Zhang, Jian Lu, Ping Xu and Yi Zhang

6)       Article: “Visualization of a City Sustainability Index (CSI): Towards Transdisciplinary Approaches Involving Multiple Stakeholders” by Koichiro Mori, Toyonobu Fujii, Tsuguta Yamashita, Yutaka Mimura, Yuta Uchiyama and Kengo Hayashi

7)       Case Report: “Assessing Sustainability of Mixed Use Neighbourhoods through Residents’ Travel Behaviour and Perception: The Case of Nagpur, India” by Sarika Bahadure and Rajashree Kotharkar

8)       Review: “Ecologizing Our Cities: A Particular, Process-Function View of Southern California, from within Complexity” by Ashwani Vasishth

9)       Article: “A Framework for Sustainable Urban Water Management through Demand and Supply Forecasting: The Case of Istanbul” by Murat Yalçıntaş, Melih Bulu, Murat Küçükvar and Hamidreza Samadi

10)   Article: “Application of Environmental Change Efficiency to the Sustainability of Urban Development at the Neighborhood Level” by Hsing-Fu Kuo and Ko-Wan Tsou

11)   Article: “Spatio-Temporal Features of China’s Urban Fires: An Investigation with Reference to Gross Domestic Product and Humidity” by Zhenbo Wang, Xiaorui Zhang and Bo Xu

12)   Article: “Critical Connections: The Role of the Built Environment Sector in Delivering Green Cities and a Green Economy” by Peter Newton and Peter Newman

13)   Article: “Framing Processes in the Envisioning of Low-Carbon, Resilient Cities: Results from Two Visioning Exercises” by Stephen McGrail, A. Idil Gaziulusoy and Paul Twomey

14)   Article: “Aligning Public Participation to Stakeholders’ Sustainability Literacy: A Case Study on Sustainable Urban Development in Phoenix, Arizona” by Matthew Cohen, Arnim Wiek,
Braden Kay and John Harlow

15)   Article: “Managing Knowledge to Promote Sustainability in Australian Transport Infrastructure Projects” by Jay Yang, Mei Yuan, Tan Yigitcanlar, Peter Newman and Frank Schultmann

16)   Article: “Sustainable Urban Transport in the Developing World: Beyond Megacities” by
Dorina Pojani and Dominic Stead

17)   Review: “Trees in Canadian Cities: Indispensable Life Form for Urban Sustainability” by
Peter N. Duinker, Camilo Ordóñez, James W. N. Steenberg, Kyle H. Miller, Sydney A. Toni and Sophie A. Nitoslawski

18)   Article: “The Bumpy Road toward Low-Energy Urban Mobility: Case Studies from Two UK Cities” by Tim Schwanen

19)   Article: “Scaling-up Strategy as an Appropriate Approach for Sustainable New Town Development? Lessons from Wujin, Changzhou, China” by Hao Chen, Qiyan Wu, Jianquan Cheng, Zhifei Ma and Weixuan Song

20)   Article: “Neighborhood Sustainability Assessment: Evaluating Residential Development Sustainability in a Developing Country Context” by Tan Yigitcanlar, Md. Kamruzzaman and Suharto Teriman

21)   Article: “Regional Open Innovation Roadmapping: A New Framework for Innovation-Based Regional Development” by Wim Schwerdtner, Rosemarie Siebert, Maria Busse and Ulf B. Freisinger

22)   Article: “Incorporating Bio-Physical Sciences into a Decision Support Tool for Sustainable Urban Planning” by Zina Mitraka, Emmanouil Diamantakis, Nektarios Chrysoulakis,
Eduardo Anselmo Castro, Roberto San Jose, Ainhoa Gonzalez and Ivan Blecic

 

Seize the day,

Tan

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TAN YIGITCANLAR, PhD

Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Development

 

Address: Queensland University of Technology, Civil Engineering and Built Environment, 2 George St Brisbane QLD 4001 Australia

Tel: 07.3138.2418 / 0450.018.734

Email: tan.yigitcanlar@qut.edu.au

Website: http://staff.qut.edu.au/staff/yigitcan

Books: http://www.amazon.com/author/yigitcanlar

Citations: http://scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=p2DUYJAAAAAJ

Publications: http://eprints.qut.edu.au/view/person/Yigitcanlar,_Tan.html

 

NEW BOOKS

Knowledge and the city [Routledge]

Sustainable urban water environment [Edward Elgar]

Technology and the city [Routledge]

 

ARTICLES (2015)

Towards prosperous sustainable cities [Habitat International]

Ecological approaches in planning for sustainable cities [Global J. Env. Science & Management]

Rethinking sustainable urban development [Int. J. Env. Science & Technology]

Dubaization of Istanbul [Environment and Planning A]

Assessing land-use and transport integration [Int. J. Env. Science & Technology]

Multimedia Super Corridor, Malaysia [VINE]

Neighborhood sustainability assessment [Sustainability]

Smart cities [Australian Planner]

Does size matter? [disP-The Planning Review]

A methodology to determine transportation disadvantage variables [Wrld. Rev. Int. Transpt. Res.]

Effects of complex seasonality on suburban daily transit ridership [J. Transport Geography]

Managing knowledge to promote sustainability [Sustainability]

Incentivizing innovation [Asia Pacific J. Innovation & Entrepreneurship]

Transportation disadvantage impedance indexing [J. Transport Geography]

Investigating the link between carbon dioxide emissions and transport [Int. J. Env. Science & Technology]

Place making for knowledge generation and innovation [J. Urban Technology]

Place making facilitators of knowledge and innovation spaces [Int. J. Knowledge-Based Development]

Public space design of knowledge and innovation spaces [J. Open Innovation]

Integrating urban ecosystem sustainability assessment [J. Environmental Planning and Management]

Planning, development and management of sustainable cities [Sustainability]

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