Plsc 334 Final Intro To Urban Planning

what happens when you decrease communication technology – more information exchange requiring face to face contact → Theses operations remain close to CBD
Commercial corridor: – A concentration of retail and
commercial buildings usually located along a
high traffi c pedestrian and transportation corridor.
Commercial corridors may be as little as two to
three blocks in length, or may extend to several
miles along a main street or highway.
Gov. Schwarzenegger signed bill into law in 2008 making it state policy – In 2011, state law requires areas updating general plans to include the needs of all roadway users in their CIRCULATION ELEMENT>
Ex: sidewalks, bike lanes
T/F: Transport solutions affect property values – True
Interest convergence – The thesis that majority group members will only support the interests of minorities when those actions also support the interests of the majority group
lt. violet – aiz: agro-industrial zone
collaborative rationality – Diversity- wide range of stakehoders
interdependence- search for mutually satisfying solutions
authentic dialogue- exstensive and honest sharing of information
Anyang – Largest linear city of the Yellow River Valley
$What can a community do to promote economic growth? Identify and briefly describe 4 ways. (10) – 1. Sales and promotion – marketing, advertising, selling. Sell the "product"
2. Subsidization- tax abatement, set up loans, credit-granting arrangements
3. Making sites and buildings available
4. Land use control and provision of infrastructure
Solar Mallee Trees – (Adelaide, Australia)Tree-looking lights that use significantly less energy than they gather and store from the sun. Reduces green house gas emissions, equivalent to planting 6 real trees per year
ii) EA – Environmental Assessments
is the first step of analyzing the environmental impacts of a proposed plan or project
Pennsylvania Coal Company v Mahon (1922) – Taking issue
-regulatory taking (government put a regulation into action and was going to mine for coal on someones land)
segregation – -process by which a group, treated as inferior, is forced to cluster in a defined spatial area (ghetto)
-maintenance of the ghetto
smart growth – compact, efficient, and environmentally-sensitive pattern of development that provides people with addition travel, housing, and employment choices. Foster distinctive, attractive communities with a strong sense of place
Strengthen and direct development towards existing communities
Provide variety of transportation choices
Make dev. decisions predictable, fair and cost effective
Encourage stakeholder and community collaboration
Appalachian Center for Economic Networks – ACEnet, Athens, OH. a privately and government funded community economic development organization currently focusing on technology and food sectors –> example of a community incubator, their mission: "to build, support innovation, and facilitate collaboration with Appalachian Ohio's businesses to create a strong, sustainable regional economy"
Remediation – The action or measure taken, or to be taken, to clean up hazardous materials existing on the property to such standards or requirements established or required by federal, state, county, or city statue, rule, or regulation.
6. What level of government has the power to regulate land use? Why? How do the other levels of government fit in? – • State government→reserved powers doctrine of 10th amendment
• Local (cities/ counties)→ delegation of power by states, local actions subordinate to state laws
method – a way of doing something, often one that involves a system or plan
11. Levy States, "housing is probably the area in which physical planning decisions have their greatest social effects." Explain – Housing is probably the area in which physical planning decisions about capital facilities like water and sewer lines affect how much housing and what type of housing will be built. That decision affects the rents and house prices, and thus who will live in the community. (Page 108)
historic district – a group of buildings, properties, or sites that have been designated by one of several entities on different levels as historically or architecturally significant. Buildings, structures, objects and sites within a historic district are normally divided into two categories, contributing and non-contributing. Districts greatly vary in size: some have hundreds of structures, while others have just a few.
Open space: – An area of land that is valued for natural resources and wildlife habitat, for agricultural and forest production, for active and passive recreation, and/or for providing other public benefits. Also defined as any public space not dedicated to streets or parking.
Environmental corridor: – A linear landscape or topographic feature containing a concentration of natural and cultural resources, or combined features of water, wetlands, and steep topography of 12.5% or greater. The planning community has often modified or expanded this definition to meet state or federal planning requirements and to include scenic, recreational, and historic resources in urban or urbanizing environments.

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