Urban and Environmental Planning

Provide evidence of these challenges (data, tables, photos, news articles, etc.), not just anecdotes.

This paper is designed to give you a taste of the work that planners do. It focuses on the concept of “community development” to identify the strengths and weaknesses of a community, in order to establish urban & regional planning goals for a more livable community. You will need to find and read your hometown’s …

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Are diverse and open to differences will be particularly attractive.”

Why do cities seek to attract and retain the creative class, which types of places appeal to the creative class? The economic foundation of Canadian cities is increasingly service-oriented and knowledge-based. In this context, the ability of cities to attract and retain the creative class is critical to competitiveness and economic growth. Members of this …

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Identify a dangerous or inconvenient area or situation at your job, on campus or in your community (endless cafeteria lines, an unsafe walkway, slippery stairs, a bad campus intersection).

Identify a dangerous or inconvenient area or situation at your job, on campus or in your community (endless cafeteria lines, an unsafe walkway, slippery stairs, a bad campus intersection). Observe the problem for several hours during a peak use period. Write a 450 word recommendation report describing the problem, listing your observations, and making a …

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