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  YTV - Metropolitan Area in the Future
The Helsinki Metropolitan Area Vision 2025 (PKS 2025) outlines the context and objectives for development in the region and assesses the likely population and employment growth and its impact on the region’s land use.
The Helsinki Metropolitan Area Council (YTV) produces a variety of material on the region’s long-term development outlook for use by municipal decision-makers, planners and other actors in the strategic planning process.
The transport system plan is a strategic plan for defining the common aims for the development of the transport system and giving direction to regional transport policies.
www.ytv.fi /ENG/future/frontpage.htm   (153 words)

  
  Flug New York (JFK, EWR, LGA) Metropolitan Area - Billigflug-Preise für Flüge nach New York (JFK, EWR, LGA) ...
Flug New York (JFK, EWR, LGA) Metropolitan Area - Billigflug-Preise für Flüge nach New York (JFK, EWR, LGA) Metropolitan Area vergleichen
Flug von Euroairport Mülhausen (MLH) nach New York (JFK, EWR, LGA) Metropolitan Area (NYC)
Flug von Bremen (BRE) nach New York (JFK, EWR, LGA) Metropolitan Area (NYC)
flug.idealo.de /flughafen/New-York-NYC   (309 words)

  
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Houses - Apartments for Rent in Bangkok Metropolitan Area
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Men looking for Women in Bangkok Metropolitan Area
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  May 2006 Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates
Metropolitan areas are listed below in alphabetical order by State.
In the case of cross-State metropolitan areas, metropolitan areas with boundaries that cross State borders, the metropolitan area name appears under every State which contains part of that metropolitan area and all the State names appear in parentheses to the right of the metropolitan area.
There are 11 metropolitan areas deemed large enough to be subdivided into metropolitan divisions.
stats.bls.gov /oes/current/oessrcma.htm   (177 words)

  
  Physical Activity Statistics: Metropolitan Area Physical Activity Statistics| DNPA | CDC
Metropolitan areas were reported with survey samples of at least 500 adults who answered questions about physical activity.
Metropolitan areas are defined as single counties or groups of counties that contain population centers of 10,000 persons or larger.
Metropolitan areas can be expanded by the addition of counties, or modified by splitting adjacent metropolitan areas along different geographic boundaries.
www.cdc.gov /NCCdphp/dnpa/physical/stats/metropolitan.htm   (785 words)

  
  Metropolitan area - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A metropolitan area is a large population center consisting of a large city and its adjacent zone of influence, or of several neighboring cities or towns and adjoining areas, with one or more large cities serving as its hub or hubs.
A metropolitan area usually combines an agglomeration (the contiguous built-up area) with peripheral zones not themselves necessarily urban in character, but closely bound to the centre by employment or commerce; these zones are also sometimes known as a commuter belt, and may extend well beyond the urban periphery depending on the definition used.
The term metropolitan area is sometimes abbreviated to 'metro', for example in Metro Manila and Washington, DC Metro Area, and in that case should not be mistaken to mean the metro rail system of the city.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Metropolitan_area   (594 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Metropolitan area   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Metropolitan Manila (Filipino: Kalakhang Maynila) or National Capital Region (NCR) is the seventh largest metropolitan area in terms of size in Asia, and the sixteenth in terms of population in the world.
A census metropolitan area, or CMA is a Canadian census division comprising a large urban area (known as the urban core) and adjacent areas (known as urban and rural fringes) that have a high degree of social and economic integration with the urban core.
Map of the Ruhr Area The Ruhr Area (German Ruhrgebiet or, colloquially, Ruhrpott) is a metropolitan area in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, consisting of a number of large industrial cities bordered by the rivers Ruhr to the south, Rhine to the west, and Lippe to the north.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Metropolitan-area   (2100 words)

  
 Facts about topic: (Metropolitan area)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The core cities in a polycentric metropolitan area need not be physically connected by continuous built-up development, distinguishing the concept from conurbation (An aggregation or continuous network of urban communities), which requires urban contiguity.
In an metropolitan area, it is sufficient that central cities together constitute a large population nucleus with which other constituent parts have a high degree of integration.
If several metropolitan areas are located in succession, metropolitan areas are sometimes grouped together as a megalopolis (A very large urban complex (usually involving several cities and towns)).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/me/metropolitan_area.htm   (570 words)

  
 Wikipedia: Metropolitan area
A metropolitan area is a large population center that consists of several cities or towns clustered together with one or more large cities serving as its hub or hubs.
A metropolitan area usually combines a conurbation proper (the contiguous built-up area) with peripheral zones not themselves necessarily urban in character but closely bound to the conurbation by employment or commerce.
Megacity is a general term for cities together with their suburbs or recognized metropolitan area usually with a total population in excess of 10 million people.
www.factbook.org /wikipedia/en/m/me/metropolitan_area.html   (543 words)

  
 Metropolitan area   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Metropolitan areas are whole counties or combinations of counties centering on a substantial urban area.
Most metropolitan areas encompassed less territory during earlier years than they did in later ones, as the census reconsidered and adjusted the boundaries of each metropolitan area to account for growth during each ten-year period.
Despite the terminological shifts, the general concept is the same for all years: A metropolitan area (whether an SMA, SMSA, MSA, or a CMSA containing several PMSAs) is an area consisting of a large population center and adjacent communities (usually counties) that have a high degree of economic and social interaction with that center.
classes.maxwell.syr.edu /soc363/metarea.html   (766 words)

  
 United States metropolitan area - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As of February 2005, there is now an additional classification, that of a “Metropolitan Division.” The term Metropolitan Division is used to refer to a county or group of counties within a Metropolitan Statistical Area that has a population core of at least 2.5 million.
While a Metropolitan Division is a subdivision of a larger Metropolitan Statistical Area, it often functions as a distinct social, economic, and cultural area within the larger region.
A larger metropolitan area containing the Windsor, Ontario area is used internationally.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_metropolitan_area   (542 words)

  
 Houston Metropolitan Area Encyclopedia, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown Metropolitan Area, a title designated by the U.S. Census as of 2003, is the seventh largest and most diverse metropolitan area in the United States and consists of ten counties within the state of Texas.
The area is colloquially referred to as either the "Houston metropolitan area" or the "greater Houston area" and is situated in the region of East Texas.
The population of the metropolitan area grew 25.2 percent between the 1990 and 2000 censuses while the nation's population increased 13.2 percent over the same period.
www.karr.net /encyclopedia/Houston_Metropolitan_Area   (631 words)

  
 Minneapolis-St. Paul Metropolitan Area Fact Sheet
The area grew by 16.9 percent from 2,538,834 in 1990 to 2,968,806 in 2000.
The nine areas are distributed throughout the nation as follows: three in the southwest area; one in northwest; two in central; one in northeast; one in southeast; and, one in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
The slowest growth area from 1990 to 2000 was the Cleveland-Akron, consolidated metropolitan area with 3 percent increase in population.
www.demography.state.mn.us /FactSheets/MSACompare   (1573 words)

  
 Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In general summary, results of the 1960 Census of Population of the United States show the largest numerical increase for any decade in the nation's history, and a rate of growth exceeding that of any decade since 1910.
The Sacramento primary metropolitan area includes Sacramento, El Dorado, and Placer counties.
Much of the metropolitan area is unincorporated; cities...
encarta.msn.com /Standard_Metropolitan_Statistical_Area.html   (218 words)

  
 Metropolitan Area Personal Income   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The metropolitan area definitions used by BEA for its entire series of personal income estimates are the county-based definitions developed by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for federal statistical purposes and last updated in February 2005.
OMB's general concept of a metropolitan area is that of a geographic area consisting of a large population nucleus together with adjacent communities having a high degree of economic and social integration with the nucleus.
The metropolitan area definitions used by BEA for its personal income estimates are the new county-based definitions issued by the and Budget in June 2003 (with revisions released February 2004 and February 2005) for federal statistical purposes.
www.bea.doc.gov /bea/newsrel/MPINewsRelease.htm   (1327 words)

  
 Metropolitan Statistical Area
Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) reflect the efforts of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to map some popular images (such as New York as a metropolis, or “Greater Philadelphia”;) using urban census data.
The designation requires an urbanized county with a central city of at least 50,000, and surrounding municipalities that are socially and economically integrated with the center.
The sprawling Chicago urbanized area is populous enough to characterize a Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area (CMSA).
www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org /pages/1193.html   (207 words)

  
 South Florida metropolitan area - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is the largest urbanized area in Florida and in the American South.
The South Florida metropolitan area is served by five major interstate highways operated by the Florida Department of Transportation in conjunction with local agencies.
Locally, the area is served by three county transit authorities: Palm Tran (Palm Beach County), Broward County Transit, and the largest, Miami-Dade Transit.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/South_Florida_metropolitan_area   (523 words)

  
 ERS/USDA Briefing Room - Measuring Rurality: Rual-Urban Commuting Area Codes
Metropolitan cores (code 1) are defined as census tract equivalents of urbanized areas.
These codes identify "influence areas" of metro, micropolitan, and small town cores, respectively, and are similar in concept to the "nonmetropolitan adjacent" codes found in other ERS classification schemes (Rural-Urban Continuum Code, Urban Influence Code).
It is based on an overlay of ZIP code areas on census tracts and not on a separate analysis of population and commuting data unique to the ZIP code geographic unit.
www.ers.usda.gov /briefing/Rurality/RuralUrbanCommutingAreas   (1077 words)

  
 Metropolitan Areas
The OMB concept of a metropolitan area is that of a geographic area consisting of a large population nucleus together with adjacent communities having a high degree of economic and social integration with the nucleus.
A Metropolitan Statistical Area containing a single core with a population of at least 2.5 million may be subdivided to form smaller groupings of counties referred to as Metropolitan Divisions.
A county qualifies as a "main county" of a Metropolitan Division if 65 percent or more of its employed residents work within the county and the ratio of the number of jobs located in the county to the number of employed residents of the county is at least.75.
proximityone.com /metros.htm   (1135 words)

  
 QuickFacts: Metropolitan Statistical Area   (Site not responding. Last check: )
New areas usually are added annually; definitions of existing areas updated only after each decennial census, in years ending in 3.
The general concept of a metropolitan area is that of a large population nucleus, together with adjacent communities having a high degree of social and economic integration with that core.
Metropolitan areas comprise one or more entire counties, except in New England, where cities and towns are the basic geographic units.
quickfacts.census.gov /qfd/meta/long_metro.htm   (150 words)

  
 US CODE: Title 23,134. Metropolitan planning
Procedures.— A metropolitan planning organization may be redesignated by agreement between the Governor and units of general purpose local government that together represent at least 75 percent of the affected population (including the central city or cities as defined by the Bureau of the Census) as appropriate to carry out this section.
In general.— Each metropolitan planning organization shall prepare, and update periodically, according to a schedule that the Secretary determines to be appropriate, a long-range transportation plan for its metropolitan area in accordance with the requirements of this subsection.
Nonattainment areas.— The Secretary may not permit abbreviated plans or programs for a metropolitan area that is in nonattainment for ozone or carbon monoxide under the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. et seq.).
www4.law.cornell.edu /uscode/23/134.html   (3017 words)

  
 Kansas City Metropolitan Area at AllExperts
The Kansas City Metropolitan Area is a metropolitan area situated at the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers and straddling the state border between Missouri and Kansas.
The 15-county Kansas City Metropolitan Statistical Area, anchored by Kansas City, Missouri, and Kansas City, Kansas, is the 27th largest in the United States with an estimated population of 1,947,694 in the year 2005.
*"The Northland" refers to the area of the metro area that is north of the Missouri River, comprising Clay and Platte counties in Missouri.
en.allexperts.com /e/k/ka/kansas_city_metropolitan_area.htm   (2767 words)

  
 Resource Reference Sheet - Metropolitan Statistical Areas
The term "metropolitan areas" is used to generally describe an area containing a large population center and adjacent communities that have a high degree of integration with that population center.
Metropolitan area standards from the 1980s and 1990s established areas known as Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs), Primary Metropolitan Statistical Areas (PMSAs) and Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Areas (CMSAs).
While metropolitan area is a general concept in the OMB process, a Metropolitan Statistical Area is a specific area that may be defined using the OMB standards.
census.state.nc.us /glossary/msa.html   (863 words)

  
 Kingston Metropolitan Area Seismic Hazard Assessment
Within the Kingston Metropolitan area, 'hard rock' ground motions vary by as much as a factor of two and are consistently higher to the north and northeast than the southwest.
Areas with water-saturated, unconsolidated soils and man made-ground are known to amplify strong ground motion by factors of two to three.
The study area for the Kingston Multihazard Assessment includes the parishes of Kingston and St. Andrew and the Portmore area of southeastern St. Catherine parish, incorporating the largest centers of population on the island (see Figure 1.1).
www.oas.org /cdmp/document/kma/seismic/kma1.htm   (2025 words)

  
 Kansas City Area Decision Making Information Resources
The general concept of a metropolitan area (MA) is one of a large population nucleus, together with adjacent communities that have a high degree of economic and social integration with that nucleus.
In each metropolitan statistical area and consolidated metropolitan statistical area, the largest place and, in some cases, additional places are designated as "central cities" under the official standards.
The titles for all metropolitan areas (MAs) also contain the U.S. Postal Service's abbreviation for the name of each state in which the MA is located.
www.proximityone.com /kcdmi.htm   (1437 words)

  
 Poor People and Poor Neighborhoods in The Washington Metropolitan Area   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Their purpose is to inform efforts aimed at revitalizing distressed neighborhoods in the District of Columbia and its suburbs, expanding opportunities for the region's poor and minority residents to achieve self-sufficiency and upward mobility; and breaking down barriers of race, language, wealth, and location that undermine the vitality of the Washington region as a whole.
Half of all poor residents of the Washington metropolitan area lived in low-poverty neighborhoods (where less than 10 percent of the population was poor), and only 14.3 percent lived in high-poverty neighborhoods (where more than 30 percent of the population was poor).
In the Washington metropolitan area, most African Americans (63.9 percent) live in neighborhoods that are at least half fl, while most whites (60.3 percent) live in neighborhoods that are less than 10 percent fl.
www.urban.org /Template.cfm?NavMenuID=24&template=/TaggedContent/ViewPublication.cfm&PublicationID=6565   (5791 words)

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