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pertaining to, or designating a city or town.


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


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


an incorporated municipality smaller than a city


of, concerning, or pertaining to a colony or colonies


Light Rail Transit


the social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban


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


an administrative officer of a town or district


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

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