PUP 301-Introduction to Urban Planning
- Urban Planning: why have it and what elements
are under its jurisdiction? Consider changes over
time and case studies given in class.
- Ramifications of more rubber on the road
- System Dynamics: how can it be used to improve
planning and policy?
- Placemaking and Smart Growth: value and tools to
- Planning in European cities: value and lessons to
- City of Phoenix: its critical issues, advantages and
- General plans
- Regional planning values
Public Planning Final
1. Urban Planning: why have it and what elements are under its jurisdiction? Consider changes over time and case studies given in class.
Urban planning provides a platform for collaboration of public, private sectors, and local authorities directing growth in economy targeting societal goals achievement. Urban planning produces a planned city that is ahead of challenges making it possible to manage risks at an earlier stage. Urban planning places a strategy for a city enabling it to create relationships that are long lasting. Urban planning produces a higher territorial perspective, which enables cities to achieve scaled economies. Urban planning helps in changing value record and rural from public expenditure to urban area boosting economic activities distribution. Urban planning produces successful cities. The successful cities ensure that there is continuity of ideas through all political successions knowing that the stable map road will give them credibility. Urban planning enables the government to improve the living standards for its citizens
In urban planning, the following elements are to be considered; city residents should be put into consideration by involving them in planning and renewal efforts a process. Areas that need renewal demands special consideration. Planners should have the right tools in doing their jobs. Planners should consider the environment of area to undergo changes is considered. Planners should look at planning outcome but not time frame.