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Title Perspectives on urban infrastructure / Royce Hanson, editor
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1984
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 216 pages) : illustrations, charts
Contents The evolution of the urban infrastructure in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Joel A. Tarr -- Assessing infrastructure needs: the state of the art / D. Kelly O'Day, Lance A. Neumann -- Financing the nation's infrastructure requirements / George E. Peterson -- Politics and urban public facilities / Heywood T. Sanders -- The future of urban public works: new ways of doing business / Douglas C. Henton, Steven A. Waldhorn
Summary In this provocative volume, distinguished authorities on urban policy expose the myths surrounding today's "infrastructure crisis" in urban public works. Five in-depth papers examine the evolution of the public works system, the limitations of urban needs studies, the financing of public works projects, the impact of politics, and how technology is affecting the types of infrastructures needed for tomorrow's cities
Notes Papers and discussions from a Symposium on the Adequacy and Maintenance of Urban Public Facilities, held by the National Research Council, at Airlie House, Warrenton, Va., Feb. 25-26, 1983
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Infrastructure (Economics) -- United States -- Congresses.
Urban policy -- United States -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Hanson, Royce.
National Research Council (U.S.)
Symposium on the Adequacy and Maintenance of Urban Public Facilities (1983 : Airlie House)
ISBN 058514429X (electronic bk.)
9780585144290 (electronic bk.)