Research Papers on Urban Studies

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  • Development in Newham

    Newham is a borough in London, the writer looks at the way that development plans have been designed for the area as part of larger plans, such as the Sustainable Community Plan and the London Plan, and discusses some of the problems and barriers to the realization of the desired developments. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography of this eleven page paper.

  • Hydrogen Fuel as a Renewable Energy Source

    In seven pages this paper compares and contrasts fossil fuels and renewable energy sources with the focus being upon hydrogen fuel cells, their benefits, their future applications, and their environmental effects. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Professional Discipline of Spatial Planning

    In seven pages this paper discusses how planning can be regarded as a professional discipline in an examination of spatial relationships.

  • Waste Management

    This essay pertains to the topic of waste management. It focuses on the importance of recycling and the concept of the "zero waste city." Three pages in length, three sources are cited.

  • Brazil's Urban Life

    Emilia Viotti da Costa's The Myth of Racial Democracy in Brazil: A Problem of Social Mythology is referenced in this consideration of Brazil's urban lifestyle in a paper consisting of five pages. There are no other sources listed.

  • Overview of Michigan's Mackinac Bridge

    In six pages this paper considers Michigan's Mackinac Bridge in terms of its planning, construction, completion, its opening and also the subsequent repairs that were needed. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • East and West Coast Rap Wars and the Deaths of Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G.

    In ten pages this paper examines these rap stars and their murders in a consideration of the warring East and West Coast rap music rivalries. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Phoenix and Mass Transit

    In five pages this paper examines the transportation problems of the growing city of Phoenix, Arizona in this consideration of mass transit. Twenty sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Phoenix Economic Development

    In five pages the business attractiveness of Phoenix, Arizona and how this has contributed to the city's economic development are examined. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Inner City Landfills and Environmental Racism

    In twenty pages this paper analyzes how racism even affects environmental issues with a consideration of sanitation landfills that are located close to neighborhoods in which minority groups live. Nineteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Privatization in Jersey City, New Jersey

    This 8 page paper discusses the Jersey City efforts to save money and streamline services by using several privatization methods. There are 6 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Peter Hall: Cities of Tomorrow

    This 8 page paper examines the 1998 book Cities of Tomorrow by Peter Hall, and argues that the issues Hall raises are representative of the problems facing London. The writer also discusses the role of urban planning considered with Hall's ideas as background. There are 3 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Overview of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge

    In five pages the world's 3rd largest suspension bridge is examined in an overview that presents analyses from philosophical, religious, ethical and cultural perspectives. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Trends in Public Housing in Virginia

    This 9 page paper discusses trends in public housing and the effects of these trends on urban problems. A decrease in government funding at both the federal and state levels means that cities are now turning to non-profits and the private sector to aid in funding public housing projects. The writer explains the case of Richmond, Virginia, which was able to use funds for public housing to upgrade the city's infrastructure while turning to private sources to actually build the housing. The city's creativity has resulted in more housing units being created while contributing to a sense of community not possessed by those still using the regular method of required public funding. There are 8 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • My Neighborhood Queens

    A 6 page paper which examines Queens, New York. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Los Angeles' Watts District and Racial Segregation

    In five pages and 2 parts this paper considers urban America and racial segregation issues with the focus being on LA's Watts community. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of the Fruitvale Bay Area Rapid Transit Transit Village Project

    In nine pages this developmental product discusses how the needs of the community were emphasized in this Fruitvale BART Transit Project. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A New York City Subway System Social History

    In six pages this paper discusses the subway's social history through specific information and insightful anecdotes. There are ten bibliographic sources cited.

  • South Beach

    This 5 page paper describes South Beach, Florida. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Urban Landacape and Golden Gate Park

    In five pages this paper presents an historical overview of Golden Gate Park in a consideration of the geographical impact of its urban landscape. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Urban Studies and Transportation Planning

    In five pages this paper discusses urban studies with the focus being upon transportation planning. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Transportation Planning Process

    This 10 page paper provides an overview of the Transportation Planning Process used in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • 10 Urbanization Questions Answered

    In ten pages 10 urbanization questions are answered with each question beginning a new page. Nine sources are cited inthe bibliography.

 

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