Urban Planning, the Role of the Public

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This extensive discussion of urban planning encompasses the benefits, as well as the problems and responsibilities, of the public in regards to the role that the public should play in urban design. The writer uses the example of Detroit in order to discuss the problem of urban spawl and how neighborhoods can become active in addressing the blight of urban sprawl. Seattle and Portland are also discussed. This paper has fifteen pages and seventeen sources in the bibliography.