leacture 21 - Urban planning issues The Red Hill Creek...

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Urban planning issues The Red Hill Creek Expressway What is planning? An ordered sequence of events designed to achieve a particular goal or set of goals The planning process - Proble m a. Goal definition b. Plan g e n eration c. Plan evaluation d. Plan s election e. Plan imple m e nt ation - Who holds the power here? - What does planning in/for cities involve? a. Land us e b. Social c. Transportation d. Environ m e nt al types of planning - Why is planning n ec e ssary? a. To correct “failings” of the syst e m, i.e., provide public goods; correct for n e g ative ext ernalities (social costs) - What forces sh ap e our cities? a. Site; situation b. History c. Ideology d. Econo my
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- Planning attempts to guide/ manipulate these forces so as to achieve a bet   or preferred future state - What problems arise in attempting to plan for cities? a. Competing agendas/priorities/values conflict: differing or opposing views   as to how resources/space (in the city should be used)
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2010 for the course MATH 1Z04 taught by Professor Childs during the Spring '08 term at McMaster University.

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