By Catherine Ross,Adjo A. Amekudzi,Tridib Banerjee,Jason Barringer,Scott Cmapbell,Cheryl K. Contant,Jessica L. Harbour Doyle,William Ankner,Norman Fainstein,Susan S. Fainstein,Andreas K. F. Faludi,Richard Florida,Shirley Franklin,Robert E. Lang,Karen Leone d
Recently loads of awareness has been enthusiastic about the emergence of the ecu Union and on eu spatial making plans, which has boosted the region’s competitiveness. Megaregions applies those rising recommendations in an American context. It addresses serious questions for our destiny: What are the spatial implications of neighborhood, nearby, nationwide, and worldwide developments in the context of sustainability, financial competitiveness, and social fairness? How do we tackle housing, transportation, and infrastructure wishes in starting to be megaregions? How do we increase and enforce the coverage adjustments essential to make doable, livable megaregions?
By the yr 2050, megaregions will comprise two-thirds of the U.S. inhabitants. Given the projected development of the U.S. inhabitants and the accompanying geographic alterations, this forward-looking e-book argues that U.S. planners and policymakers needs to research and enforce the megaregion as a brand new and acceptable framework.
Contributors, all of whom are leaders of their educational specialties, tackle the main serious matters confronting the U.S. over the subsequent fifty years. even as, they study ways that the belief of megaregions can help handle our matters approximately fairness, the economic system, and the surroundings. jointly, those essays outline the theoretical, analytical, and operational underpinnings of a brand new constitution which can reply to the expected upheavals in U.S. inhabitants and dwelling patterns.
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Megaregions: Planning for Global Competitiveness by Catherine Ross,Adjo A. Amekudzi,Tridib Banerjee,Jason Barringer,Scott Cmapbell,Cheryl K. Contant,Jessica L. Harbour Doyle,William Ankner,Norman Fainstein,Susan S. Fainstein,Andreas K. F. Faludi,Richard Florida,Shirley Franklin,Robert E. Lang,Karen Leone d