Textbook Notes (368,117)
Canada (161,660)
Geography (142)
GGRA03H3 (34)
Chapter

Chpt 5: Smart Growth and Compact Cities.doc

2 Pages
115 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Geography
Course
GGRA03H3
Professor
Andre Sorensen
Semester
Winter

Description
GGRA03 (Week 6): Smart Growth and Compact Cities Smart Growth:  1990s: North American policy for the establishment of growth management policies and practices in urban regions.  Establishment of urban growth boundaries: greenbelts  Developed within existing urban boundaries.  Nodal Development: growth focused around existing urban nodes/centres (transit, commerce, residences)  Public concern about suburban expansion.  Encroachment on regional agricultural lands – decrease in rural land.  Greenfield Development: new residential, commercial and physical infrastructure development on formerly agricultural of wilderness lands.  Government and private sector concern about economic impacts of sprawled development – economic limits to urban growth.  Government and private sectors: waste of money.  Suburban ideal based on benefits of living in country and city in one location Places to grow plan for the Greater Golden Horseshow (Southern Ontario)  2000: province of Ontario initiated Smart growth plan for southern Ontario  inspired by smart growth plans in American cities  concerned with impacts of traffic congestion on goods shipment  Places to grow plan: liberal provincial initiates Places to Grow Act (2005) and Places to Grow Plan (2005)  Guiding and managing growth in southern Ontario for next 30 years Key Components of Places to Grow Plan:
More Less

Related notes for GGRA03H3

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