'This is a timely and insightful book, which will be of great value to researchers, practitioners and students. It highlights the paradigm shift from car-based to place-based urban planning, and provides a conceptual framing, auditing tools and practical examples of how this transition can be achieved, working closely with local communities.'
'Reena Tiwari’s Connecting Places, Connecting People is an important contribution to the discourse on how we create sustainable cities in the 21st century. Her thesis enables a paradigm shift in popular urban planning principles by prioritizing people over vehicles to recreate more livable, sustainable cities. The practical audit tool she has developed is rooted in a wealth of good practice from around the globe, and provides a final positive outlook on the future of the city by 2050.'