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Human Geography: Urban Geography

Web Resources

About Celebration, Florida: http://www.celebration.fl.us 

About the Congress for the New Urbanism: http://www.cnu.org

About Globalization and World Cities: http://www.lut.ac.uk/gawc/index.html

About Opposition to Urban Sprawl:http://www.sierraclub.org/sprawl

About Seaside, Florida: http://www.seasidefl.com

About Berlinhttp://www.learner.org/resources/series180.html#program_descriptions

Click on Video On Demand for “Berlin: United We Stand”

http://www.learner.org/resources/series85.html#program_descriptions

Click on Video On Demand for “Berlin: Changing Center of a Changing Europe”

About Sprawl in Chicago: http://www.learner.org/resources/series180.html

Click on Video On Demand for “Chicago: Farming on the Edge” Source: SmartGrowth.org, http://www.smartgrowthamerica.org/sprawlindex/measuringsprawl.pdflast ac-cessed July 2005.   

Creative Class Group: www.creativeclass.com

FastCompany. Where Are You on the Talent Map www.fastcompany.com/magazine/42/pp_florida.html

Lileks.com. Historical and Contemporary Landscapes of Fargo, North Dakota www.lileks.com/fargo/index.html

Malanga , Steven . The Curse of the Creative Class www.city-journal.org/html/14_1_the_curse.html

Philosophical Dictionary. Postmodernism www.philosophypages.com/dy/p7.htm#pomo

Project for Public Spaces. Great Public Spaces http://www.pps.org/

Statistics Canada. Illustrated Glossary: Geographic Units: www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/92-195-x/92-195-x2011001-eng.htm

Terrain: A Journal of the Built and Natural Environment www.terrain.org

University of Southern California. Downtown Los Angeles Walking Tour http://dornsife.usc.edu/la-walking-tour

U.S. Census Bureau. Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas, Definitions and Standards www.census.gov/population/metro/

U.S. Census Bureau. American Factfinder http://factfinder2.census.gov

American Planning Association: www.planning.org

Brookings Institution. Metropolitan Policy Program www.brookings.edu/about/programs/metro

Brookings Institution. State of Metropolitan America www.brookings.edu/about/programs/metro/stateofmetroamerica

Center for Neighborhood Technology. Housing and Transportation Affordability Index http://htaindex.cnt.org

Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida: www.cutr.usf.edu

City of Colorado Springs: http://www.springsgov.com/

Congress for the New Urbanism: www.cnu.org

Federal Transit Administration. National Transit Database: www.ntdprogram.gov/ntdprogram/archives.htm

Form-Based Codes Institute. What Are Form Based Codes? www.formbasedcodes.org/what-are-form-based-codes

Google Maps (satellite images of any U.S. city): http://maps.google.com

Katz , Bruce , and Jennifer Bradley . Divided We Sprawl www.theatlantic.com/issues/99dec/9912katz.htm

Langdon , Philip . How Portland Does It www.theatlantic.com/issues/92nov/portland.htm

League of American Bicyclists. Bicycle Friendly Community Campaign: http://www.bikeleague.org/programs/bicyclefriendlyamerica/communities (scroll down to bottom)

National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Great Zooms . Includes 17 U.S. cities: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/stories/zooms/index.html

National Civic League: www.ncl.org

Transportation Research Board: www.trb.org/Main/Home.aspx

Puentes , R. , and Tomer , A. The Road . . . Less Traveled: An Analysis of Vehicle Miles Traveled Trends in the United States . Brookings Institution, Washington, DC: www.brookings.edu/reports/2008/1216_transportation_tomer_puentes.aspx

Redefining Progress. Footprint of the Nations www.ecologicalfootprint.org

Schrank , D. , and T. Lomax . Annual Urban Mobility Report . Texas Transportation Institute: http://mobility.tamu.edu/ums

Sierra Club. Stop Sprawl www.SierraClub.org/sprawl

Smart Growth America: Measuring Sprawl and Its Impact www.smartgrowthamerica.org/sprawlindex/sprawlindex.html

Smart Growth Network: www.smartgrowth.org

Sustainable Measures: www.sustainablemeasures.com

Transit Oriented Development, Design for Living a Sustainable Future www.transitorienteddevelopment.org

UCLA Department of Urban Planning. Critical Planning http://luskin.ucla.edu/urban-planning/student-organizations/critical-planning

University of Southern California. Center for Sustainable Cities http://sustainablecities.usc.edu

U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Transportation Statistics Annual Report www.bts.gov/publications/transportation_statistics_annual_report/

U.S. Census Bureau. Population Estimates: Maps www.census.gov/popest/data/maps/11maps.html

Walk Score: Get your score www.walkscore.com