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Study Questions for Better Cities Assignment
Please respond to the following questions. If the solution isn’t in the video or article, consult your class notes, including the lecture video, as well as external sources like Wikipedia. Please use the citation method of your choosing to cite all of your sources. I don’t care what citation style you use; all I care about is being able to find your sources. Some questions will just require a brief response, while others will necessitate lengthier and more extensive responses.
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then respond to the following questions:
Amsterdam is known for being a bike-friendly city. Discuss important events in Amsterdam’s urban development from post-World War II to the present that have enhanced or decreased bicycling in the city. What were some of the ideas that were accepted or rejected?
What are the chances of getting hurt while riding a bike in Amsterdam versus in the United States?
Describe the term “woonerf,” including what it means and how it is used in the Netherlands.
What is the correlation between the number of individuals who ride bicycles and the number of persons who are hurt while riding bicycles? Give instances to back up your claim.
What methods does Barcelona use to create habitable urban areas?
What are the quantifiable advantages of Barcelona’s plan?
What distinguishes Barcelona’s livable/walkable neighborhoods from freshly developed livable/walkable neighborhoods in the United States?
What is California’s expected population in 2050? In terms of economic and environmental implications, how do the three alternative futures for CA spelled out in the VIsion CA’s plan compare?
In most cities, how does the extent of urban segregation change from day to night?
Examine whether American firms have become more or less diverse over time, and why this is such a difficult topic to study.
How many bicycles are there in Utrecht households? How many families have three or more bicycles?
How has Utrecht made bicycle and train commuting more convenient?
How does Utrecht make motorists aware that they are visitors on certain roads?
In terms of CO2 emissions, are cities or suburbs more polluting? Is there a significant difference?
When it comes to home loans, what does it mean to “drive until you qualify”? What role does this concept play in comprehending the processes that promote urban sprawl?
Between 1960 and 2025, what demographic shift is projected in the suburbs? What does this mean in terms of traditional notions of who wants to live in the suburbs?
Where do Baby Boomers and Generation Y/Millennials want to live?
What makes a good indie band name, and why are those locations selected for conversion?
Consider an example of a “dead mall” that was repurposed for a new use.
What is “middle housing,” and why is it not permitted in the United States and Canada? What exactly are lively and livable neighborhoods, and why are they currently prohibited in the United States?
Why was zoning established in the first place? What are some of the advantages?
What steps does the Netherlands take to make its streets safer for cyclists and pedestrians? The more explicit instances and facts you provide, the more points you will receive.
How does the Netherlands make shopping by bicycle more convenient?
What makes moving day in the Netherlands different from moving day in the United States?