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The creation and growth of urban and suburban areas. Urbanization
93.1%
The growth of low-density development on the edges of cities and towns. Urban Sprawl
93.1%
The rate of increase of urban populations. Urban Growth
87.9%
City with 10 million or more people.Megacity
87.9%
Any unwanted, disturbing, or harmful sound that damages, impairs, or interferes with hearing, causes stress, hampers concentration and work efficiency, or causes accidents. Noise Pollution
84.5%
Designating parcels of land for particular types of use. Zoning
79.3%
Form of urban planning that recognizes that urban growth will occur but uses zoning laws and other tools to prevent sprawl, direct growth to certain areas, protect ecologically senSmart Growth
77.6%
Planning to determine the best present and future uses of each parcel of land. Land Use Planning
75.9%
Areas dominated by dilapidated tenements and rooming houses where numerous people might live in a single room. Slums
74.1%
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open area reserved for recreation, sustainable forestry, or other nondestructive uses. Greenbelt
74.1%
Buses, trains, trolleys, and other forms of transportation that carry large numbers of people. Mass Transit
72.4%
Pattern in which high-density housing units are concentrated on one portion of a parcel, and the rest of the land is used as commonly shared open space.Cluster Development
72.4%
The artificial light created by cities that affects some plant and animal species. Light Pollution
70.7%
Allows people to choose walking, biking, or mass transit for most transportation needs; to recycle or reuse most of their wastes; to grow much of their food; and to protect biodiveEcocity
69%
Amount of biological productive land and water needed to supply a population with the renewable resources it uses and to absorb or dispose of the wastes from such resource use. Ecological Footprint
65.5%
Well-designed train and bus systems connecting neighborhoods, towns, and cities. Smart Transportation
65.5%
Urban area that contains about 35 million people. Bowash
62.1%
Becoming increasingly urbanized, mostly in less-developed countries. Poverty
60.3%

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