PPA 604 Urban Planning or Redevelopment Week 4 Discussion
Economic Development Programs
List and discuss several motivations available for local government entities to promote economic development programs. What techniques are available to urban planners that wish to encourage economic development within their community? What is sustainable development as it relates to urban planning? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.
Urbanization and China
What are the three main reasons why urbanization was limited between 1949 and 1980 in China? What specific tasks did the Chinese government perform regarding urban planning during this period? Has the urbanization movement in China been balanced regionally? Why or why not? What are some challenges that the Chinese government face regarding sustainable development? What options are available to the Chinese government as it relates to urban planning techniques? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.