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- Report shifts flood action to drainage. Reeds, Jon // Planning (14672073);5/9/2008, Issue 1768, p2
The article reports on the move of Parliament Members (MP) to call for a presumption in favour of sustainable drainage systems (SUDS) in the Planning Bill in Great Britain. It is stated that the Commons environment, food ,and rural affairs select committee report on flooding backed the Pitt...
- What Can We Learn From Other States. Drake, Diana // njbiz;3/31/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 13, p20
Focuses on how the smart growth initiative for curbing sprawl in New Jersey could affect the state. Lessons from other states that have tried similar approaches; Elements to make smart growth work; Background on smart growth programs of other states.
- Measuring world city formation--The case of Shanghai. Cai, Jianming; Sit, Victor F. S. // Annals of Regional Science;Sep2003, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p435
One of the important issues related to world cities studies is the lack of systematic measurement of the formation of world cities. Such a measurement technique would be a useful tool for cities aspiring to attain world city status, especially those cities in Pacific Asia, such as Hong Kong,...
- Contentious development: peri-urban studies in sub-Saharan Africa. Mbiba, Beacon; Huchzermeyer, Marie // Progress in Development Studies;Apr2002, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p113
This paper reviews the current state of literature on peri-urban research in sub-Saharan Africa. This research has been led by multi-lateral and bilateral development agencies that have sought to find a role in urban development. The review finds that the donor-driven research has remained...
- Manufacturing Services and Servicing Manufacturing: Knowledge-based Cities and Changing Forms of Production. Daniels, P. W.; Bryson, J. R. // Urban Studies (Routledge);May2002, Vol. 39 Issue 5/6, p977
There is an important shift away from production that is dependent upon material resources to production that utilises knowledge as the key source of competitiveness and innovation. Urban areas are key locations for a process that is also changing the way in which goods and services are...
- What Will it Take to Halt SPRAWL?. O'Meara Sheehan, Molly // World Watch;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p12
Focuses on the impact of urban sprawling on the economy. Influence on public policies and industrial investments; Expansion of electric trams, railroads and autoroads; Advancement in construction and transportation patterns.
- Beijing calling. // Lawyer (Online Edition);11/20/2012, p4
The article focuses on the economic development of various cities in China such as Qingdao and Dalian, which are growing faster than the country's capital and financial centre, attracting international and local firms to benefit from the growth.
- HOT SPOTS. // Crain's Chicago Business;7/7/2003, Vol. 26 Issue 27, p11
The boom that's reshaping Joliet, Illinois is also transforming rural towns into bedroom communities.
- Town hall 'should run skills funding'. // Regeneration & Renewal;1/18/2010, p5
The article reports on the need for town halls to appropriate channel skills funding that will promote economic growth in Great Britain.