Urban Sprawl

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Urban Sprawl
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Garden cities set to bloom again

The post-war concept of garden cities has been re-engineered into a modern solution to the housing crisis.Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has pledged to develop a string of new garden cities between Oxford and Cambridge. Speaking at last week’s Liberal ... [Published Business Reporter - 19 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Property owners encouraged to sub-divide

Johannesburg - Are you thinking about building a cottage or sub-dividing your property and sell off portions of it?If you are then the good news in that local municipalities are encouraging and supporting more density in urban areas, attorney Liora Bamberger ... [Published Finance 24 - 18 hours ago]
Entities: Property, Owner, Density
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Impact of gridlock on the economy

When an economist declares that at present a most serious challenge that the Maltese economy is facing is the cost of traffic congestion on businesses and households, one has good reason to worry. When this economist happens to be the Minister of Finance, ... [Published Times of Malta - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Opposition mounts against 20/50 changes

SARASOTA COUNTY, FL - The 20/50 Action Network, a group of local civic organizations, is voicing concern about changes to Sarasota County's 20/50 plan.The plan was put in place more than a decade ago with the intent of controlling urban sprawl.The Action ... [Published My Sun Coast - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

‘Region’s cities should shift towards a green economy’

DEAD SEA — Cities in the Middle East should shift towards a green economy that supports and contributes to the growth of the region’s economies while protecting its natural resources, environment and sustainable urban development experts said on Sund ... [Published Jordan Times - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Keep pathway clear

On Sept 8, I was walking my dog by Father Hennepin School. There is a path that goes through a hydro field, a path that takes you to the park on Atlantis Ave. The hydro field has three- to four-foot high weeds, purple loosestrife, and it is thick and ... [Published Niagara This Week - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Concerns over Ebola

I AM getting very concerned about the Ebola outbreak. I think that all developed country governments are still in denial.If it spreads to any large city, it will not be possible to eradicate it because of the long incubation time, allowing it to be passed ... [Published Wigan Evening Post - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Plans for new beach suburb (The West Australian)

Perth's urban sprawl - among the biggest in the world - will march on with a coastal community to be built between Yanchep and Alkimos. ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

How sprawl could rule elections

— image credit:B ecause of the almost permanent impact it will cause, urban sprawl should be one of the most important election campaign issues in either Pitt Meadows or Maple Ridge.The record of Pitt Meadows council over the years has lessened the current ... [Published Maple Ridge News - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

Urban living planned for Bendigo

Stage 4 of the Integrated Transport and Land Use Strategy details plans for Bendigo's future.HIGHER density living, more apartment blocks, and a bustling public transport system are the future of Bendigo, a new report reveals.It proposes a fourfold increase ... [Published Bendigo Advertiser - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

New rules further strengthen green belt protections

) strengthened the policy on planning for waste facilities such as recycling plants making clear that companies and councils looking to build these should first look for suitable sites and areas on brownfield land.Today's new rules also changes the previous ... [Published Noodls - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Whoops: The Self-Driving Tesla May Make Us Love Urban Sprawl Again

Elon Musk announced last week that the Model S will feature “autopilot,” an ability to take over for the driver in limited situations. The move closes a gap between Tesla and more established automakers, which have provided increasing levels of autonomous ... [Published Wired News - Oct 15 2014]

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"That is why they encourage more density in existing suburbs where there is an existing infrastructure of water and services and electricity of course."
Bruntwood's Sinclair said: "The Manchester and Liverpool offer was brilliant, with great support from the leadership of both councils. However, if MIPIM UK is held in London again it will struggle - the organisers need to grow it and make more of it in the regions, and if it is the same venue and the same format next year I think people will have to be seriously persuaded to give time to it."
"While I am always cheered to see the now obligatory Waste Management Hierarchy diagram, the document is less upfront about Planning’s wider role in delivering the rest of the Waste Framework Directive."

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MIPIM UK: Manchester and Liverpool stand together [Published Place North West - 18 hours ago]
Westbrook Court, Hay-on-Wye: B&B and beyond [Published The Independent - 18 hours ago]
TCPA to lead workshops in China to demonstrate ... [Published Builder & Engineer - 19 hours ago]
Garden cities set to bloom again [Published Business Reporter - 19 hours ago]
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Council must protect Guelph’s environmental assets [Published Guelph Mercury - 20 hours ago]
Impact of gridlock on the economy [Published Times of Malta - 23 hours ago]
Possible collaborative solution to grant writer... [Published Defuniak Herald - Oct 21 2014]
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Unrest In Ferguson May Speed Up Decline Of Real... [Published NHPR - Oct 21 2014]
Recommendations for the Prime Minister [Published Get Frank - Oct 20 2014]
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Highwaymen preserve Florida’s past [Published Florida Today - Oct 20 2014]
Chasing the bees [Published Deccan Herald - Oct 20 2014]
10 World Videos to Tempt Your Inner Travel Bug ... [Published Goodnet - Oct 20 2014]
San Diego Planning Commission recommends ‘consi... [Published Del Mar Times - Oct 20 2014]
The Latest on the Ebola Crisis [Published WROC TV - Oct 20 2014]
British planners advise Chinese mayors on build... [Published Global Construction Review - Oct 20 2014]
Opposition mounts against 20/50 changes [Published My Sun Coast - Oct 20 2014]
WHO: Nigeria's Ebola outbreak is officially over [Published Seacoast Online - Oct 20 2014]
This 'Minecraft' Mega-City Took Two Years and 4... [Published Vice UK - Oct 20 2014]
Prioritising rail links between Leeds and Manch... [Published Newcastle Evening Chronicle - Oct 20 2014]
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Meet the Candidates for Austin City Council Dis... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Oct 16 2014]
This November, the City of Austin will hold its first-ever election under the new 10-1 district system, and shift the voting date from May to November. Burnt Orange Report reached out to all 78 people running for Austin City Council and mayor to ...
How Urbanization Can Be a Friend to Birds [Published Ecology Global Network - Oct 15 2014]
By John M. Marzluff Human sprawl is usually a threat to wildlife, but birds buck the trend. Can we help biodiversity take wing in our suburbs? My backyard is a peaceful respite from the nearby city of Seattle. Eighty-year-old firs and cedars provide ...
Whoops: The Self-Driving Tesla May Make Us Love... [Published Wired Autopia - Oct 15 2014]
As driving becomes less onerous and computer-controlled systems reduce traffic, some experts say it will kill the incentive for commuters to live near cities, where density makes for efficient sharing of resources. The post Whoops: The Self-Driving ...
Indonesia: 'Great wall of Jakarta' plan to comb... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 15 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Indonesia 10/15/2014 - 04:37 GMT by Sam Reeves Jakarta has launched a multi-billion-dollar scheme to build a huge sea wall to combat flooding as the Indonesian capital sinks, but there is scepticism about its chances ...
Jordan: Security and Resilience Among Syrian Re... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 14 2014]
Source: Middle East Research and Information ProjectCountry: Jordan, Syrian Arab Republic by Denis Sullivan, Sarah Tobin Imagine living in a refugee camp. For most, that phrase is enough to conjure images of makeshift tents, dusty pathways, queues for ...
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