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Department
Geography
Course
GGRC21H3
Professor
Hostovsky
Semester
Winter

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Smart Growth Part 1 Urban Design for People, Not Cars Congress for the New Urbanism Trying to promote new urbanism Created a charter for the new urbanism Redeveloped communities into walkable, cyclable communities based on multi-modal transportation choices There are a number of communities in Ontario like this: Cornelle and Markham (9 line) Ebenezer Howards Garden City was built because of the health crisis (cholera) Now, new urbanism is built because of environmental crisis Wide sidewalks, pedestrian friendly, bike lanes One of the major problems is the building of single detached homes New Urbanism A number of essential characteristics: small frontages (because couldnt waste land for large population), mixed urban use Toronto is at least a decade behind compared to European cities Want to connec
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