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  Urban planning
The Greek Hippodamus is often considered the father of city planning, for his design of Miletus, though examples of planned cities permeate antiquity.
While it is rare that cities are planned from scratch (and, in case, with some risk of unsuccessful examples like for Brasilia), planners are important in managing the growth of cities, applying tools like zoning to manage the uses of land, and growth management to manage the pace of development.
On city planning and criminality[?], it may be observed that theories generally included in the so-called socio-architecture[?], like environmental determinism, stress that the specific urban environment has a capacity to influence individuals' behaviour and their acceptance of social rules.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ci/City_planning.html   (1170 words)

  
 Urban planning Summary
City planning involves not only the orientation of buildings and streets in a city but also the economic, social, and population conditions of the community.
Urban, city, or town planning is the discipline of land use planning which deals with the physical, social, and economic development of metropolitan regions, municipalities and neighbourhoods.
While it is rare that cities are planned from scratch planners are important in managing the growth of cities, applying tools like zoning to manage the uses of land, and growth management to manage the pace of development.
www.bookrags.com /Urban_planning   (4012 words)

  
 New town
A New town or planned community or planned city is a city, town, or community that was designed from scratch, and grew up more or less following the plan.
Many of the world's capital cities are planned cities, notably Washington, DC in the United States, Brasilia in Brazil, Canberra in Australia, and New Delhi in India.
Greenbelt, Maryland, which was built in the 1930s, was one of a series of planned communities built during that era.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/pl/Planned_cities.html   (238 words)

  
 Roman Cities
Roman cities were planned with two major streets running East —West and North-South intersecting at the forum, which was the center of commerce in the city.
Cities where bishops were located often prospered because of the increased traffic in that city.
Cities were the primary level of the administrations of the empire, upon which the central government devolved a heavy burden of responsibility for the administration of both local affairs and certain imperial duties." (pg.
www.historylink101.com /lessons/farm-city/roman-city.htm   (1071 words)

  
 List of planned cities - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of planned cities (sometimes known as planned communities or new towns) by country.
Additions to this list should be cities whose overall form (as opposed to individual neighborhoods or expansions) has been determined in large part in advance on a drawing board, or which were planned to a degree which is unusual for their time and place.
It is modelled on Italian renaissance theories of the 'ideal city' and built by the architect Bernardo Morando.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_planned_cities   (602 words)

  
 Learn more about List of reference tables in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
List of mean centers of U.S. population during the 20th century
List of monasteries dissolved by Henry VIII of England
List of Judicial Committees of the Privy Council & House of Lords cases
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /l/li/list_of_reference_tables.html   (1071 words)

  
 New town - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The city was planned to serve as the capital of the province after Buenos Aires city was declared as the federal district in 1880.
While in part the city was built because there was the need for a neutral federal capital, the main reason was to promote the development of Brazil's hinterland and better integrate the entire territory of Brazil (although some say the real reason was to move the government to a place far from the masses).
It was the former capital of the Vijayanagara Empire prior to the city of Vijayanagar.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Planned_city   (6096 words)

  
 Representative Christopher H. Smith - (NJ04) - Smith Statement in Congressional Record: Planned Parenthood: Time to ...
Planned Parenthood ought to be known as “Child Abuse, Incorporated,” for the large number of children that it has killed and continues to kill, all the while being subsidized by American taxpayers.
Planned Parenthood’s website states that it believes: “Information about becoming pregnant and about postponing, preventing, continuing, or terminating pregnancy should be easily available; the choice of whether or not to parent should be free and informed,” and that: “People need accurate and complete information to make childbearing decisions that are appropriate for them.
In challenging Planned Parenthood’s assertion that abortion is safer than childbirth, I’d also look into the story of Michelle Madden, an 18-year-old college freshman who decided to have an abortion after a doctor told her that the drugs she was taking for epilepsy would cause her baby to be deformed.
www.house.gov /list/press/nj04_smith/crpparenthood.html   (4590 words)

  
 List of Cities in Durango , Mexico
List of Cities and Towns (Lista De Ciudades y Pueblos)...
The capital of the State is the City of Durango, which had a population of 491,436 in 2000.
Durango City is the capital of the state, and has modern constructions with a province taste of Mexican traditions.
www.mexicotravel.in /mexicocities/durango   (4200 words)

  
 15 Best Skylines in the World
China's biggest and most advanced city, Shanghai was said to be the most cosmopolitan city in the beginning of the 20th century, but lost its glory during the Mao era.
The city is a sea of high-rises in a nested maze of canals, spanning bridges, freeways and parks.
The city is the oldest American big city, but one of most youthful and vibrant, being home to the most colleges and prestigious Universities in the western world.
www.diserio.com /top15-skylines.html   (3122 words)

  
 Planned Communities / New Towns
Planned Communities, or New Towns or Garden Cities or Greenbelt Towns as they are known, are cities in which all aspects of development are determined before construction begins.
In addition, modern Planned Communities provide housing for a variety of income levels and allow the residents to participate in the governance of the city.
Under an agreement between Planned Community Archives, Inc., and George Mason University, the Planned Community Archives Collection is housed in Special Collections and Archives of George Mason University's Fenwick Library, where it is available to scholars, teachers, students, practitioners, and members of the public.
www.gmu.edu /library/specialcollections/plancomm.html   (553 words)

  
 ITT Industries Guidebook to Global Water Issues
The proportion of "urban poor" in many cities is between 30 and 60 percent, and in some is spectacular: in Addis Ababa, 79 percent; in Luanda, 70 percent; in Calcutta, 67 percent.
The lack of information from most cities about the state of those living in the most squalid environments is strange because the health advantages of water and sanitation tend to dominate arguments for service extension.
Data from cities often obscures the state of ill-health and high death rates in the poorest urban areas, which may be worse that in any other environment in the country -- as in Bangladesh.
www.itt.com /waterbook/mega_cities.asp   (3758 words)

  
 Cities--U.S. History/Geography/Contemporary Studies lesson plan (grades 6-8)--DiscoverySchool.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
You might ask students to work independently rather than in groups, to collect the data for all the cities rather than for just one, and to attach to their graph a personal statement on how, if at all, the trends uncovered may influence their decisions on where to move after 12th grade.
There are two kinds of cities: “natural” or “organic” cities and planned cities.
The role of politics in cities is seen in city planning and in present-day revitalization of downtown cities.
school.discovery.com /lessonplans/programs/cities   (1308 words)

  
 Healthy Cities International Overview - English
Cities were encouraged to target and solve local problems and get people from many parts of the community involved in the Healthy Cities process.
Whether the primary reason people convene involves children, environmental concerns, homelessness, safety, education or other issues, the approach is always the same: a collaboration is organized among citizens and people from business, government and other sectors of society who recognize their interconnection can be used to impact the well-being of the entire community.
The Healthy Cities Commons will be a nucleus, a clearinghouse of resources and ideas generated by many projects, individuals and professional groups and a place to form collaborative alliances.
www.healthycities.org /overview.html   (1519 words)

  
 List of reference tables - Gurupedia
This is a list of reference tables, similar to the collection of reference tables found at the back of almanacs, dictionaries and encyclopedias (or an index of them, if they're scattered throughout the work).
List of mountains on Io List of craters on Mars
List of cities that have been the birthplace of a genre of music
www.gurupedia.com /l/li/list_of_reference_tables.htm   (1148 words)

  
 SUDiNA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
A promising city is one that is taking steps to improve quality of life and infrastructure.
These cities may take any number of approaches to promote and improve it's infrastructure, whether it be Smart Growth and/or New Urbanism.
The following list is of cities I have visited within the past 4 years.
www.uwm.edu /~ognason/promisingcities.html   (80 words)

  
 Lesson Plans - Cities in Asia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Besides political and commercial cities, there are also planned cities that represent the people's idea of the cosmos or of the ruler's relationship to the cosmos.
A fourth type of city is a sacred city, one that grows at a sacred site such as at the base of a sacred mountain or at a location associated with a famous person.
Their plans should include a map of the physical area in which the city is placed—indicating protective geographic features, trade routes, or other aspects—and a ground plan of the city.
www.nationalgeographic.com /xpeditions/lessons/12/g68/citiesasia.html   (892 words)

  
 Sister Cities International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Is a new city (31 years),located 21 milles north from Mexico City, has over 600 industries, has a population of over 800,000.
In the city are located more than 400 public and private schools in all levels, from kinder garden to universities.
A urban, growing city, preferable with mexican inmigrant population, with over 100,000 habitants, with industries and services as main economical activities, with strong cultural and educative activities, interested in technological and cultural interchange.
www.sister-cities.org /icrc/cityseek/list/display?recID=38632   (298 words)

  
 India
The cities of the civilization were comparable to 17th century cities.
But when these Europeans had enough experience with the cities, and they built new cities, for example, in the new world, the cities were highly planned.
The degree of organization of these ancient cities of India shows that these people had a history of experience in building cities before they even built the organized and planned cities of the earliest civilization.
www.geocities.com /raqta24/ind.htm   (2598 words)

  
 Planned Economy - List of Items - MSN Encarta
Planned Economy - List of Items - MSN Encarta
, the unified development of cities and their environs.
For most of its history, city planning dealt primarily with the regulation of...
encarta.msn.com /refedlist_210128283_2/city_planning.html   (31 words)

  
 Iraq, Saddam - Johnson's Russia List 4-10-03
It was reported that the retired generals helped Hussein prepare a war plan to defeat the Americans.
He also told journalists that the defense of Baghdad was well organized, U.S. tanks would be burned if they enter the city and U.S. infantry would be slaughtered.
According to Achalov, the only way the allies could ever take Baghdad and other Iraqi cities was to raze them to the ground by carpet bombing.
www.cdi.org /russia/johnson/7139-5.cfm   (725 words)

  
 Puget Sound Clean Cities Coalition
The Puget Sound Clean Cities Coalition (PSCCC) is a voluntary, public/private partnership that works to advance the region's environmental and public health, energy security and economic development by promoting policies and practices that reduce petroleum consumption in transportation.
Iogen’s plans for a plant in Idaho are resurfacing.
The plan includes doubling the number of hybrid models by the early 2010s, researching plug-in hybrids, extending the all electric range of its current hybrids and considering FFVs for the US market.
www.pugetsoundcleancities.org   (2219 words)

  
 Center for Global Education Study Abroad programs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
While some of the seminars listed are sponsored by other organizations, all trips listed below are open to the general public.
If airfare is included, other departure cities may be available and the price from those cities may vary.
Thirty-seven years after the Stonewall Rebellion in New York, lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender and allied voices play an increasingly prominent role in the United States, yet many people in the U.S. are unaware of the movements for LGBT liberation in other parts of the world.
www.augsburg.edu /global/triplist.html   (1418 words)

  
 Wisconsin Alliance of Cities Nov 9 Newsletter
City leaders and finance directors of the Wisconsin Alliance of Cities gather in Marshfield Nov. 16-17 to set the organization's proactive agenda for the coming legislative session.
Recognizing that much of the work the Alliance does in any legislative session is reactive, city leaders for a number of years have charted a preemptive agenda for the organization as well.
As long ago as 1912, State Supreme Court Justice William H. Timlin noted that home rule authority is worth nothing without "the power of taxation on the part of the city for city purposes," he wrote.
wiscities.org   (1310 words)

  
 St. Paul Pioneer Press | 09/24/2006 | These homes were lost … and that's just the beginning
That's a low figure, compared with other cities, but a steep increase for the seven-county area, which is on pace to double last year's record number of foreclosures.
The Twin Cities' historically lower-income neighborhoods have long struggled with more foreclosures, partly because residents are simply poorer and the housing stock older and more expensive to repair.
Paul city planner Tony Schertler speculates that the core city neighborhoods such as Jordan and Dayton's Bluff are a canary in a coal mine.
www.twincities.com /mld/twincities/15587100.htm   (1814 words)

  
 TheBusinessGuide.com
A complete directory listing of the 4000 top companies in each city with over 10,000 contacts with titles, company name, address, phone, fax, SIC code, number of employees, and web addresses.
A complete listing of the 4000 top companies in Each city, over 10,000 contacts with titles, company name, address, phone and fax, SIC Codes, number of employees, and web addresses.
A complete listing of the 4000 top companies over 10,000 contacts with titles, company name, address, phone and fax, SIC Codes, number of employees, and web addresses.
www.thebusinessguide.com   (1311 words)

  
 Northeast Texas Air Care
Clean Cities is a locally-based, voluntary, government/industry partnership to expand the use of alternative fuels to gasoline and diesel.
DOE's Clean Cities Program is designed as an umbrella to structure the approach to achieve the objectives established by EPAct and the Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA).
Building on local initiative, Clean Cities serves to focus and coordinate the activities of both public and private sector proponents of alternative fuel vehicles.
www.netac.org /cities.htm   (701 words)

  
 Forbes: The best cities for singles - Forbes.com - MSNBC.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
To generate the rankings, we made a list of 40 large U.S. metropolitan centers, then ranked each of them in seven areas: nightlife, culture, job growth, number of other singles, cost of living alone, coolness and, for the first time, online dating activity.
Both cities are teeming with singles (the Big Apple ranks first; the Hilly City seventh), and there's certainly no shortage of things to do.
The city skyrocketed from No. 37 to No. 20, thanks in large part to changes to the nightlife category (both culture and nightlife are now measured on a per capita basis) as well as the addition of an online dating category, in which Providence ranks 14th.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/14029000   (889 words)

  
 Funagain Games: Current Top Sellers
The southern French city of Carcassonne was founded on an important trade route between the Mediterranean and the Atlantic.
Because of its strategic location, the city was often conquered and has known many rulers.
Not only is Blokus one of the most beautiful games to be found, it is also a tremendous two to four player strategy game.
www.funagain.com /control/bestsellerlist   (468 words)

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