Urban Challenges (Congestion & Waste Management) (Planning strategies,…
Urban Challenges (Congestion & Waste Management)
What are they?
problems that arise in urban environment from overcrowding and the too-rapid, uncontrolled development of urban areas
linked to the rapid rural-to-urban migration
What causes them?
large crowding of people in areas
people travelling long distance to/from services
lots of people owning their own car
lack of planning
Why are they challenges?
they create problems/frustrations/obstacles etc for people living in the area, as well as the environment
they impact the way the urban area runs
more public transport
more "apartment" like buildings
turning waste water into recycled, clean water
recycling as much rubbish as possible
land reclamation by using landfill
more efficient road/rail networks
Tokyo and Perth