PD212 Regional Planning Notes 3-21-06

PD212 Regional Planning Notes 3-21-06 - PD212 - Regional...

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PD212 -- Regional Planning (3/21/06) Deals with the design and placement of activities and infrastructure across a significantly large area of land on a large scale. Incorporates many subsets of the planning field, including land use, city planning, environment, transportation, infrastructure, and econ. Dev. Focuses on long range comprehensive goals for long range comprehensive goals for comprehensive goals for communities which can be incorporated into a long range vision. Regional planning organizations can be organized as councils, or commissions… Members may be appointed or elected, with set terms, holding regular meetings with agendas and minutes. Some topics include: 1. Large scale development requirements, approvals, heritage trails, historic preservation plans, economic development programs, scenic highways, HAZMT procedures, transport/infrastructure, regional statistics/data analysis, act as a liaison with Federal/State governments 2. Underlying purpose is to manage the appropriate development of human and physical resources. Calthorpe’s definition ( from reading for today) Synthesis of many desires/designs/plans – includes the intergration of area’s ecology, economy, history, politics, regulations, culture, and social structure. Results in physical changes, as well as goals and policies – including maps, design
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2008 for the course PD 212 taught by Professor Palumbo during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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PD212 Regional Planning Notes 3-21-06 - PD212 - Regional...

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