5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Census Tracts
- Urban Renewal
- Sector Model
- Peripheral Model
- Zoning Ordinances
- a Model that says a city grows in a series of wedges or corridors that extend out from the central business district.
- b Program in which cities identify blighted inner-city neighborhoods, acquire the properties from private owners, relocate the residents and businesses, clear the site, and build new roads and utilities.
- c Ordinances developed in Europe and North America in the early decades of the twentieth century that encouraged spatial separation and prevented the mixing of land uses within the same district.
- d Urban areas in the United States that contain approximately 5,000 residents and correspond to neighborhood boundaries where possible.
- e Model that says an urban area consists of an inner city surrounded by large suburban residential and business areas tied together by a beltway or ring road.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The process of subdividing houses and occupancy by successive waves of lower income people.
- Smaller urban areas with a population between 10,000 and 50,000.
- Name given to inner-city residents because they are trapped in an unending cycle of economic and social problems.
- Legislation and regulations to limit suburban sprawl and preserve farmland.
- Rings of open space designated by officials to attack sprawl.
5 True/False Questions
Annexation → The process of legally adding land area to a city.
Redlining → Act engaged by some banks in which they draw lines on a map to identify areas in which they will refuse to loan money.
Sprawl → Also known as the peak hour, this is the four consecutive 15-minute periods that have the heaviest traffic.
Edge Cities → Name given to inner-city residents because they are trapped in an unending cycle of economic and social problems.
Density Gradient → The density change in an urban area.