MEDC Urban issues GCSE
Terms in this set (17)
A person living alone, or 2 or more people living at the same adress and sharing a living room
disused and derelict land in an urban area that is available for redevelopment.
an area of countryside/ open space that has not yet been built upon.
A strip of land around a city where development is strictly limited, designed to stop cities growing outwards
Urban Development Corporations (UDCs)
Government schemes from the 1980s and 90s to buy land and improve inner city areas
Where local authorities bid for money to set up partnerships between local communities and private companies to improve areas
Improving an area in a city
a community that does not negatively affect its environment
Where one particular ethnic group choose to live seperately from other ethnic groups
Park and ride
A scheme to reduce the number of cars on Britain's roads by encouraging bus use
slower speeds, longer trip times, and increased vehicular queueing.
urban area around the CBD; typically poorer and more run down in the UK
Tyne and Wear Development Corporation, who built the Arena, redeveloped the Quayside and developed Royal Quays
Quality of life
How good a person's life is as measured by such things as quality of housing, environment and health care
having to do with many cultures in an urban area
Where CBDs have roads that are exclusively for people
Out of town shopping centres
A threat to the CBD
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
Urban Environments GCSE
Squatter settlements GCSE
Urban sustainability GCSE
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