Federal decision-making and impact in urban areas

a study of Oakland. by San Francisco Federal Executive Board. Oakland Task Force.

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Bibliography: p. v-xi.

SeriesPraeger special studies in U.S. economic and social development
LC ClassificationsHC108.O3 S2
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 216, xcv p.
Number of Pages216
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New York, Praeger [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: San Francisco Federal Executive Board. Oakland Task Force. OCLC Number: Description: v,xcv pages forms 25 cm. Series Title. This Notice announces OMB's adoption of Standards for Defining Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas.

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This only works, however, when federal managers use that data to make decisions. Despite various efforts aimed at increasing managers’ use of data in decision making, our work has found little change over the past 20 years.

The Office of Management and Budget ha. The topic of environmental impact assessment applied to decision making is a greater challenge when it involves a whole product system interacting with the ecosystem that provides the raw material. The challenge in this chapter is twofold: first.

Federal laws, regulations, and executive orders have imposed requirements for federal agencies to move toward the sustainable acquisition of goods and services, including the incorporation of sustainable purchasing into federal agency decision making.

Since the federal government is such a significant player in the market, its move to. A National Challenge. Inthe Center for Disaster Resilience at the University of Maryland and Center for Texas Beaches and Shores at Texas A&M University, Galveston Campus initiated a joint study to identify the principal causes of flooding, determine the extent and consequences of urban flooding in the United States, and explore what actions might be taken to mitigate this.

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3 Principles of Urban Sustainability: A Roadmap for Decision Making. It must be recognized that ultimately all sustainability is limited by biophysical limits and finite resources at the global scale (e.g., Burger et al., ; Rees, ).A city or region cannot be sustainable if its principles and actions toward its own, local-level sustainability do not scale up to sustainability globally.

Urban Area - A Census-designated area consisting of a central core and adjacent densely settled territory that together contain at least 2, residents.

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Decision-making in support of this purpose should be based first and foremost on a comprehensive assessment of. cities alone. The population living in rural areas must also be taken into account.

We need new ways of thinking about the interrelation between rural and urban areas, especially with respect to planning issues. Today, from a strategic planning perspective, we realize that urban centers are. Health Impact Assessment: Bringing Public Health Data to Decision Making Preventable health problems, including many cases of heart disease, diabetes, asthma and injuries, are taking a huge toll on American families.

For the first time in U.S. history, data suggest that today’s children may live shorter lives than their parents. URBAN SPRAWL. Urban sprawl in the United States has its origins in the flight to the suburbs that began in the s.

People wanted to live outside of city centers to avoid traffic, noise, crime, and other problems, and to have homes with more square footage and yard space.

8,9 As suburban areas developed, cities expanded in geographic size faster than they grew in. Environmental assessment (EA) is the assessment of the environmental consequences (positive negative) of a plan, policy, program, or actual projects prior to the decision to move forward with the proposed action.

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Publisher Summary. This chapter presents an overview of procedural and institutional questions in environmental impact assessment (EIA).

In most ECE member countries, there is general recognition that environmental considerations should be integrated into existing planning and decision-making processes, but the extent and form of integration is different in each country. The urban/rural divide in general and the growing population concentration in a small number of major urban centres is one potential seismic fault line that requires greater thought and care on the part of Canadian politicians and policy-makers.

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It includes more broad policy movements, such as the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United. 2 billion children live in urban areas at this moment. About 30% of the world’s urban population lives in slums, a statistic that reaches 60% in sub-Saharan Africa.

Worldwide, they number over 1 billion people. million of them are children. federal Impact Assessment Act in Canada. Meinhard Doelle has written on a variety of environmental law topics, including climate change, energy, invasive species, environmental assessments, and public participation in environmental decision-making.

Biographies. This volume embodies a problem-driven and theoretically informed approach to bridging frontier research in urban economics and urban/regional planning. The authors focus on the interface between these two subdisciplines that have historically had an uneasy relationship.

Although economists were among the early contributors to the literature on urban planning, Reviews: 1. Block groups can vary dramatically in size across large and small cities which may impact the results. Featured image credit: Tony Webster (Flickr, CC-BY) This article is based on the paper, ‘Neighbourhood income inequality and property crime‘ in Urban Studies.

Please read our comments policy before commenting. between urban and rural areas for the sake of sustainable development. The consequences of urbanization are not only evident in the city – urban development also influences the develop-ment of rural areas to a large extent and vice versa.

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Taking us into the decision-making meetings and tracking the impact of prisons on economic development, poverty, and race, Eason demonstrates how groups of elite whites and black leaders share power.Smart Growth Fixes for Climate Adaptation and Resilience: Changing Land Use and Building Codes and Policies to Prepare for Climate Change (): Guide that describes specific changes communities could make to their land use and building policies to prepare for climate change while gaining other environmental, economic, health, and social benefits in the short and long .Innearly million people (about 85% of the total U.S.

population) lived in metropolitan areas, and 27 million (about 8%) lived in smaller micropolitan areas.

4 Metropolitan areas accounted for approximately 91% of U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) inwith over 23% coming from the five largest cities alone. 5 Urban land values Cited by: 6.