Class Notes (834,058)
Canada (508,304)
City Studies (163)
CITB01H3 (54)
Lecture

Introduction to CITB01 - L1.docx

4 Pages
145 Views
Unlock Document

Department
City Studies
Course
CITB01H3
Professor
Ahmed Allahwala
Semester
Winter

Description
What is planning? • As an activity, not talking about the city and urban aspect • Subconsciously • Idea about a state in the future o Need an objective for the future, desired outcome • Can’t plan backwards, can’t undo but can learn from it • Have the present and have the future so when planning, you are making a connection/relationship between now and the future o Eg desired outcome to not be late • Have to figure out how to get from now to the desired future • Eg planning out the semester, want to do well, have to take in mind certain constraints o Take into considerations • An activity that includes present and future o Need desired goal/objective o And figuring out a stratigy to get from here to that state in the future  The resources and constraints Planning is the deliberate social or org activity…..-Ernest alexander • Optimal strategy Urban planning • “planner” can assume for urban planning most likely • Desired vision of how a city, it’s infrastructure system will be • How can we achieve these desired goals of nice parks, roads, bike lanes etc • Canadian encyclopedia o The hard infrastructure of the city o Not talking about the social aspect Planning is not easy, inter- relationships • Complex, many relationships, different domains, and different jurisdiction • People, physical objects, different problems and subject matters 3 questions in mind to achieve the goal • What action is necessary? • Who should act- what institutions, organizations o We need resources o Eg TTC, we need funding, we need provincial support, • How should we proceed? Going back to ernest’s definition • Desired outcome is important • Do we all agree on what the desired outcome is? o Hard to decide on one outcome • Planner finds himelf in the middle of conflict Picture • Jarvis • Was on the news because got rid of the bike lanes • It’s a 5 lane street and the middle lane is either northbound or south depending on the time of day • Sign shows either red cross or green arrow to show direction • It was a big decision o Controversial
More Less

Related notes for CITB01H3

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit