"Much of our Street Design Manual was directly inspired and informed by the High Performance Infrastructure Guidelines, itself an indispensable reference on designing and building streets intelligently."
- Representative, NYC Dept. of Transportation
Produced in partnership with the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC), this detailed handbook describes practices for creating sustainable city streets, sidewalks, utilities, and urban landscaping. Following the acclaimed High
Performance Building Guidelines,
publication launches a new era in the design
and construction of public infrastructure.
focuses on the overall
benefits and precedents for building high-performance
describes current process in the City of
New York and outlines near- and long-term
specifies best practices (BMPs) for sustainable construction in the public right-of-way. Topics include:
• Site assessment
• Stormwater Management
• Construction Practices
A detailed index makes this handbook an invaluable reference for professionals