The deadly cost of Olbia’s urban sprawl

The deadly cost of Olbia’s urban sprawl

OLBIA, Italy — After a deadly flood tore through the city of Olbia, displacing thousands and killing nine, local politicians vowed such a tragedy would never happen again.카지노사이트 But nearly a decade on, locals and campaigners say the government has done little to prevent another disaster, even as climate change makes the likelihood of extreme…

After 11 years in the making Perth’s plan to combat urban sprawl has been abandoned

After 11 years in the making Perth’s plan to combat urban sprawl has been abandoned

Former Premier Colin Barnett says he is disappointed the WA government has decided to detonate a $7 million plan started in 2011 aimed at safeguarding Perth bushland as the city’s population grows. 카지노사이트 In 2011 Barnett started the Strategic Assessment of the Perth and Peel Regions (SAPPR), known back then as the Green Growth Plan,…

Green belts are effective at slowing urban sprawl, new Concordia research shows

Green belts are effective at slowing urban sprawl, new Concordia research shows

Fifteen years ago, the global population was almost evenly divided between urban and rural dwellers. In 2022, according to World Bank figures, almost a billion more people live in cities and towns than in the countryside. This relentless trend of urbanization has led to a rapid, often unchecked growth of cities, with sprawl stretching far…

Shutting an agency managing sprawl might have put more people in Hurricane Ian’s way

Shutting an agency managing sprawl might have put more people in Hurricane Ian’s way

When Hurricane Ian roared ashore the Southwest Florida coast last week, it hit one of the fastest growing areas in the nation that’s been fueled by sunshine and paved with lax growth management rules.카지노사이트 Since 2010, NPR found, the area’s population has rapidly swelled despite the increasing risk from powerful storms like Ian, which devastated…

How trackless trams could help revitalize city suburbs

How trackless trams could help revitalize city suburbs

Cities and transportation have always coexisted. Railways and trams opened cities up to new types of urban development on the outskirts of dense, walkable cities built over centuries in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Then, in the mid-twentieth century, the introduction of automobiles created enormous opportunities for development beyond inner ring suburbs, resulting in…