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16 terms

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