Urban Sprawl

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Name: Urban Sprawl
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

UK Government plans new garden cities

Two years after commissioning a report on the possibility of new garden cities, UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has announced that the Government is planning to build up to three of the developments in Britain, which will offer a total of up to 45,000 ... [Published Randstad CPE - 10 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Florida woman survives mauling by bear

ORLANDO, Fla. — A central Florida woman was recovering at home yesterday after a bear knockedher down outside her house, clamped its jaw on her head and tried to drag her away on Saturday, herhusband said.Terri Frana, 44, of Lake Mary, received stitches ... [Published Columbus Dispatch - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Up to 3 new garden cities planned

Up to three new garden cities could be built under new government plans to address the nation's housing shortage.Funding is to be made available from a £2.4 billion pot to support the schemes, which will each provide homes for up to 15,000 people.Deputy ... [Published Sage Construction - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Government approves Dutch ETCS roll-out strategy

NETHERLANDS: A 10-year programme for the introduction of the European Rail Traffic Management System across the core rail network has been approved by the ruling cabinet of the coalition government.A budget of €2·5bn had previously been agreed for ERTMS ... [Published Railway Gazette - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

No clue what the country can offer

Letter to the EditorRe your article ‘Subdivision dispute grows’ in The Advocate, April 9.I agree with Mr Goudie that we choose to live in Trentham for the peace and quiet, and that people should not spread untruths.However, it would have been helpful ... [Published The Hepburn Advocate - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 4 reports

Nick Clegg: garden cities 'answer' to housing crisis

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg sets out his plans to create three new garden cities with at least 15,000 homes each Planned garden cities can help tackle the need for housing in southern England without inflicting the same level of damage on the countryside ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER: Call for rethink on bus cuts

Comments (0)As a result of the recent review of subsidies for rural bus services carried out by DCC, it is proposed to cut the X8 early morning service from Sturminster Newton, which provides a crucial direct link to the conurbation of Poole and Bour ... [Published Blackmore Vale Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

South African Idyll

[PROPERTY OF THE WEEK] As two of Africa’s leading economic and cultural centres, Johannesburg and Cape Town are obvious locations where business people look to buy a home. Competition over the next decade, however, could hot up if research turns out to ... [Published Departures International - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

A question of (poor) timing

FIRST it was Christchurch council suffering a “little local difficulty”with its political leadership.Now the focus has shifted across the conurbation to the Borough of Poole where the Conservative leader, Elaine Atkinson, seems to be facing a vote of ... [Published Bournemouth Daily Echo - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 4 reports

Memphis still one of worst cities for urban sprawl

That long commute isn't the only negative result of Memphis' urban sprawl.A new study on urban sprawl, Measuring Sprawl 2014, predictably ranks Memphis as one of the worst offenders in the ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Falmouth 'neighbourhood plan' needed to stop 'urban sprawl'

Falmouth Civic Society is desperate to see a neighbourhood plan established for the town which it claims could prevent an “unacceptable urban sprawl.”Speaking at the society’s AGM, its chairman Professor Mike Jenks, expressed concerns about Falmouth’s ... [Published Falmouth Packet - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Urban Sprawl: Get Fat, Stay Poor, And Die In Car Crashes

Link Think this is good? 1 person thinks this is good 0 people think this is goodIt’s GOODJepranshu Aganivanshi posted April 9, 2014 at 4:13 amPeople who live in compact cities also tend to live about three years longer than people who live in less ... [Published Good Magazine - Apr 09 2014]

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Ann-Christin Eggum, vice-president of chartering and operations at the firm, said: "WLS and Peel Ports hopes that this first vessel will be the start of a long and fruitful relationship."
"It's disturbing that this much tax dollars are going into a squabble."
Metro, the judge said, "does not have superiority over land use management within the boundaries of a municipality."
He added: "These findings point to a negative relationship between ethnic diversity and levels of violence, regardless of how it is measured. However, they do show that ethnic diversity dampens the relationship between poverty and violence in Greater Manchester. "Higher levels of poverty and residential instability were both shown to result in higher levels of violence. To make matters worse the easy availability of alcohol was found to accelerate and strengthen this relationship, particularly for more serious assaults resulting in hospital admission.""

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New jobs show market’s insecurity: TUC [Published Oman Observer - 13 hours ago]
Ethnically diverse neighbourhoods ‘safer', rese... [Published The Optimist - 14 hours ago]
Florida woman survives mauling by bear [Published Columbus Dispatch - 19 hours ago]
University of Michigan freshman planning to run... [Published AnnArbor.com - 21 hours ago]
Councillor Parks Tau: 2014 State of the City Ad... [Published South African Government - 22 hours ago]
Rail, at last, to be built to Melbourne Airport [Published Transport & Logistics News - Apr 15 2014]
Spring bird migration underway [Published Liberty Tribune - Apr 15 2014]
SEGRO agrees new and amended bank facilities [Published TrustNet - Apr 15 2014]
No clue what the country can offer [Published The Hepburn Advocate - Apr 15 2014]
Council backs Lily Lake Secondary Plan, with Co... [Published Peterborough Examiner - Apr 15 2014]
Push to preserve land gathers steam [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Apr 15 2014]
Fed tour highlights Mexico trade [Published Valley Morning Star - Apr 15 2014]
Bold Steps for China’s Cities [Published World Bank - Apr 15 2014]
Western Voices: Director of outdoor group wants... [Published Our Public Lands - Apr 14 2014]
Up to 3 new garden cities planned [Published Sage Construction - Apr 14 2014]
Lafarge, Holcim to merge [Published On Site Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
Florida woman survives bear mauling; clamped it... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 14 2014]
Government approves Dutch ETCS roll-out strategy [Published Railway Gazette - Apr 14 2014]
Clegg launches garden city plans [Published Wharfvalley - Apr 14 2014]
Clegg launches garden city plans [Published West Sussex Today - Apr 14 2014]
The Transformative Potential of the Right to Food [Published Truth Out - Apr 14 2014]
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The Best Of The Dish Today [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 09 2014]
The most trafficked post of the day remained  The Quality Of Mercy ; followed by the ever-viral  Hounding Of A Heretic . Other popular posts on social media included my long followup  to The Quality Of Mercy, a post about the perils of urban ...
Focusing on People, Not Sprawl [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Apr 08 2014]
For seven decades urban planners have been seeking to force higher urban population densities through urban containment policies. The object is to combat "urban sprawl," which is the theological (or ideological) term applied to the organic phenomenon ...
America’s most sprawling cities [Published AdBanks.net - Apr 06 2014]
br /> Urban sprawl doesn’t just mean more time in the car, it could also mean a shorter life. Residents in more sprawling cities were likely to have fewer economic opportunities, be less healthy and have shorter life spans compared to people ...
Suburbs are not dead, but it can’t keep up with... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Apr 03 2014]
It’s not just Toronto, downtown living is becoming a worldwide phenomenon and office buildings will continue to serve that population. That was the consensus of a panel of leading office building developers in Canada, during a discussion at CIBC’s annual ...
Displaced and Duty-Free in El Tamarindo, Colombia [Published Global Voices Online - Mar 28 2014]
This article, written by Luke Finn , was originally published on the NACLA (North American Congress on Latin America) blog  Red Hot Burning Peace . Luke Finn is a writer and international accompanier with  Fellowship of Reconciliation Peace Presence ...
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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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