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David Engwicht

David Engwicht at the 2003 Velo-city conference in Paris

David Engwicht, born 23 November 23, 1950, is a resident of Brisbane, Australia, he lectures worldwide on transportation, community, and creativity.[1] While not "formally trained as an urban planner, Engwicht’s innovative approach to community engagement and his revolutionary ideas about traffic management make him a highly sought-after expert in the field." [2] He is a social innovator and a significant international leader of efforts to reduce the negative impacts of motor vehicle traffic on cities and towns. He worked with Boise, Idaho to create the first neighborhood Pace Car Program;[3] he is a proponent of shared space schemes; he is considered one of the fathers of traffic calming and claims to be the inventor of the Walking bus, Street reclamation, and the Universal Anchoring Device. In 2015, Engwicht presented Add some magic to a public space near you at TEDx Indianapolis.[4]

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BooksEdit

David Engwicht is the author of several books, including:

  • Towards an eco-city : calming the traffic (1992) [5]
  • Reclaiming our Cities and Towns: Better Living through Less Traffic (1993)[6]
  • Street Reclaiming: Creating Livable Streets and Vibrant Communities (1999)[7]
  • Mental Speed Bumps: The smarter way to tame traffic (2005)[8][9]
  • The cultural planning handbook : an essential Australian guide (1995) [10]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ O'Brien, Conor. "David Engwicht the art of placemaking". Ecological Urban Living. Retrieved 28 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "David Engwicht". Project for Public Spaces. Retrieved 28 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "Neighborhood Pace Cars". Cyclelicious. 24 June 2010. Retrieved 24 February 2017. 
  4. ^ "Add some magic to a public space near you". TEDxIndianapolis. Retrieved 27 February 2017. 
  5. ^ Engwicht, David (1992). Towards an eco-city : calming the traffic. Envirobook. ISBN 085881062X. Retrieved 3 March 2017. 
  6. ^ Engwicht, David (1993). Reclaiming our cities and towns : better living with less traffic. New Society Publishers, in cooperation with Envirobook, Australia. ISBN 0865712832. Retrieved 3 March 2017. 
  7. ^ Engwicht, David (1999). Street reclaiming : creating livable streets and vibrant communities. Pluto Press. ISBN 1864030925. Retrieved 3 March 2017. 
  8. ^ Engwicht, David (2005). Mental speed bumps : the smarter way to tame traffic (First ed.). Envirobook. ISBN 0 85881 209 6. Retrieved 3 March 2017. 
  9. ^ "David Engwicht". Project for Public Spaces. Retrieved 28 February 2017. 
  10. ^ Engwicht, David (1995). The cultural planning handbook : an essential Australian guide. Allen & Unwin. ISBN 1863738940. 

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