Will Unit 5

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Urban

pertaining to, or designating a city or town.

metropolitan

of or pertaining to a large city, its surrounding suburbs, and other neighboring communities.

municipality

a city, town, or other district possessing corporate existence and usually its own local government.

borough

an incorporated municipality smaller than a city

colonial

of, concerning, or pertaining to a colony or colonies

LRT

Light Rail Transit

urbanization

the social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban

subsidize

To assist or support with a subsidy

land use

how land in a city is, or could be, use

zoning laws

generally passed by municipal governments, that control the kind and amount of development in an area

urban sprawl

the growth of low density development outward from the edges of a city

residential density

a measure of the number of housing units per hectare or square kilometre

arterial road

a major road in the city that is below an expressway in terms of capacity and speed

winter-city concept

the idea that cities should be designed and built so that they are more liveable during harsh Canadian winter

reeve

an administrative officer of a town or district

grant

something granted, as a privilege or right, a sum of money, or a tract of land

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