Urban Sprawl

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Name: Urban Sprawl
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Changes to county's 2050 plan meet resistance

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. -- Those concerned about urban sprawl and tax hikes in Sarasota County are growing worried as requirements for builders east of Interstate 75 could soon be lessened.Thursday night's planning commission meeting saw more than 100 people ... [Published My Sun Coast - 13 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

By 2060, The American South Could Be Three Times as Urbanized

Sprawl in Atlanta, GA. (Flickr/thisisbossi)Southern city planners and conservationists, look alive: New predictions map the future spread of urban sprawl in Dixie, and it is immense. Basing their model on past growth patterns and locations of existing ... [Published The Atlantic Cities - 20 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Letter: This proposed supermarket has little attraction for market town

I should like to respond to the proposal put forward by Blackfriars developers and a public relations organisation called Community Connect to build a supermarket and petrol station at Rocks Green, Ludlow. Requirement: There is no requirement for this ... [Published Shropshire Star - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Green light for housing scheme on edge of town

A proposal to build 255 new homes in the north of Morpeth looks set to get the go-ahead despite concerns from residents and councillors.Persimmon Homes’ bid for a site south-west of Northgate Hospital, Fairmoor, was given outline planning permission at ... [Published Morpeth Herald - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Proposed changes to Sarasota 2050 advance to County Commission

The Sarasota County Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve proposed changes to Sarasota 2050.The fiscal neutrality component of the 2050 plan in its current form states that charges, fees, assessments and taxes for services relating to a new ... [Published Sarasota Observer - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Poppy fields forever: meadows take root amid Britain's urban sprawl

_ Be still, the thrum of the council lawnmower: swards of clipped green grass in parks and roadside verges in Bristol, Bedford and Bethnal Green, have been disappearing under a carpet of corncockles, cornflowers, and corn chamomiles this summer.Five years ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Bello: Eyes on the classroom

THE Liceo Bicentenario San Pedro is a modern secondary school in Puente Alto, a gritty district of Santiago in Chile. Opened in 2012, the school nestles amid the vestiges of a shantytown where urban sprawl meets the vineyards of the Maipo valley. Most ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: Bello, Chile, Urban Sprawl
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

What Perth can learn from Toronto

THE City of Toronto’s chief planner has warned Perth of the perils of continued urban sprawl. ... [Published Perth Now - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 3 reports

Federation wins rates remission against urban sprawl

Federated Farmers is thrilled that common sense has prevailed in the Horowhenua District Council’s unanimous decision to adopt a rates ... [Published Truth - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

As Floods Threaten, Tanzania Aims to Build a Megacity That Works (Page 1 of 3)

Dar es Salaam - Tanzania's largest commercial city - one of the fastest-growing in Africa - has redrawn its master plan to try to become a megacity prepared for climate change, and not a city of worsening urban sprawl and flooding.The plan, which looks ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Automated Cars May Boost Sprawl, Fuel Use, Toyota Scientist Says

July 16 (Bloomberg) -- Toyota Motor Corp., among automakers developing driverless technology, said the appeal of autonomous cars carries the risk of increasing urban sprawl and pollution, as commuters become willing to travel farther to work. ... [Published San Diego Daily Transcript - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 2 reports

What you missed on 7.18.14

Toyota warns self-driving cars could increase fuel use[1]Autonomous vehicles have become a popular industry goal with automakers and lawmakers alike, in part because of their anticipated fuel savings and presumptive benefit to society thanks to their ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 19 2014]

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...The debate boils down to the question: "Never again to everyone, or never again to us?... [Some Jews] even think we get one get-away-with-genocide-free card...There is another strain in the Jewish tradition that say[s], 'Never again to anyone.”” [23]. Moshe Menuhin, the anti-Zionis,t scholarly father of anti-racist Jewish citizen of the world and musician Yehudi Menuhin, put it even more succinctly: “Jews should be Jews - not Nazis” [24]."
In the words of the French 19th Century historian Ernest Lavisse: "The two nations set off in different directions. England headed towards liberty; France towards absolutism."
...public hands, pointing out that the county has the second lowest tax rate in the state, and quality of life is great with $160 million in reserves. "We are not allowing rampant growth. We have only grown 1.6% per year for the past 10 years. That's 16%. Compared to the rest of the counties in the state that is extremely low."

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By 2060, The American South Could Be Three Time... [Published The Atlantic Cities - 20 hours ago]
Letter: This proposed supermarket has little at... [Published Shropshire Star - 23 hours ago]
July 25: Crime, punishment and death [Published New York Daily News - Jul 25 2014]
Green light for housing scheme on edge of town [Published Morpeth Herald - Jul 25 2014]
Immigration forum sparks some heated discussion [Published West Central Tribune - Jul 25 2014]
Manufacturing Destinations of India [Published India Infoline - Jul 25 2014]
Proposed changes to Sarasota 2050 advance to Co... [Published Sarasota Observer - Jul 25 2014]
Light rail project an example of political impe... [Published Canberra Times - Jul 25 2014]
Poppy fields forever: meadows take root amid Br... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
From Harvard to Lok Sabha: A Chat with Sugata Bose [Published India-West - Jul 24 2014]
Inclusive green growth in Latin America and the... [Published World Bank - Jul 24 2014]
Wanaka residents round on council over new subd... [Published Southland Times - Jul 24 2014]
Bello: Eyes on the classroom [Published The Economist - Jul 24 2014]
Attention Eco-Hipsters: The Next Big Thing Is A... [Published TakePart - Jul 24 2014]
Bello: Eyes on the classroom [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 24 2014]
What Perth can learn from Toronto [Published NEWS.com.au - Jul 24 2014]
What Perth can learn from Toronto [Published Perth Now - Jul 24 2014]
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Bello: Eyes on the classroom [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 24 2014]
THE Liceo Bicentenario San Pedro is a modern secondary school in Puente Alto, a gritty district of Santiago in Chile. Opened in 2012, the school nestles amid the vestiges of a shantytown where urban sprawl meets the vineyards of the Maipo valley. Most ...
Federation wins rates remission against urban s... [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Jul 24 2014]
Federated Farmers is thrilled that common sense has prevailed in the Horowhenua District Council’s unanimous decision to adopt a rates remission for farms being rezoned as urban. “Due to the urban sprawl, farmers are increasingly being rezoned as urban, ...
United Republic of Tanzania: As floods threaten... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 22 2014]
Source: EastAfricanCountry: United Republic of Tanzania IN SUMMARY The success of the plan depends on enforcing regulations and stopping continued construction of buildings in flood-prone and other prohibited areas.As the number of people living in slums ...
Bubblenomics And The Future Of Real Estate [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 22 2014]
Submitted by Ramsey Su via Acting-Man blog , Behold the Monet ? Economics is like a Monet painting.  Stand too close and all you see is a bunch of seemingly random paint strokes.  Back up a few steps and an image emerges.   The painting of bubblenomics ...
United Republic of Tanzania: Megacity that works [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 21 2014]
Source: AlertNetCountry: United Republic of Tanzania Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:15 GMT Author: Kizito Makoye DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Tanzania’s largest commercial city - one of the fastest-growing in ...
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The Net Neutrality Loss Is as Bad as the SOPA Bill [Published Slate Magazine - Feb 12 2014]
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