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1

What is the definition of Urbanisation?

The process by which an increasing percentage of a countries population comes to live in urban areas.

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What is increasing quicker HIC's or LIC's?

LIC's

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Challenges of living in Rio:
What is the compulsory age for children to be at school in Rio?

6-14

4

Challenges of living in Rio:
In 2013 what percent of people have a health clinic?

55%

5

Challenges of living in Rio:
What is the rate of unemployment in the favelas?

20%

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Opportunities of living in Rio:
How many favelas have the police taken control of?

30

7

Opportunities of living in Rio
What program is helping young adults get an education so they can get jobs?

Schools of Tomorrow

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Opportunities of living in Rio:
How many new diseases have they treated and cured?

20 diseases

9

What is the estimated population of Rochina?

21,000

10

What is the name of the Urban Planning Strategy for the favelas?

The Favela Bairro Project

11

What have they done to reclaim the favelas?

- Paved and Formally named the roads
- They have access to water
- Installed a cable car
- UPP's are being set up
- Hillsides are secured to prevent landslides

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Challenges of Urban Change in Bristol:
How many 16/24 year olds are unemployed?

1/3

13

Challenges of Urban Change in Bristol:
Pollution is responsible for ...... deaths per year because of the congestion.

200

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Challenges of Urban Change in Bristol:
How many tonnes of waste does Bristol make per year?

Half a million

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Solutions of Urban Change in Bristol:
What gas does the poo bus run off and how long can it travel with a tank of gas?

Bio methane and 300km

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Solutions of Urban Change in Bristol:
How many vehicle charging points have been added across the city?

40

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Solutions of Urban Change in Bristol:
How much percent has the household waste decreased by?

18%

18

Name advantages of building on a Brownfield Site?

- You don't have to build on the country side
- It's already flat land
- Is a central location in the city
- Power,Sewage and Water are already there
- Improves the look of the city

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Name disadvantages of building on a Brownfield Site?

- It's a pain to get rid of the buildings and some might be historically protected
- It causes a lot of pollution
- There is going to be a lot more people so it is a lot busier

20

Name advantages of building on a Greenfield Site?

- More opportunities to build eco friendly houses
- Healthier environment
- New schools and better infrastructure
- Relatively cheap rates of house building
- The layout is not hampered

21

Name disadvantages of building on a Greenfield Site?

- Wildlife and their habitats lost or disturbed
- Attractive scenery lost
- Valuable farm or recreational land lost
- Development causes light pollution in the surrounding countryside
- Encourages urban sprawl

22

Opportunities of the Regeneration of The Bristol Temple Quarter:
How much money have they put aside for the Metro Bus scheme?


£200 million

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Opportunities of the Regeneration of The Bristol Temple Quarter:
How much money are they spending on new cycle and pedestrian paths?

£21 million

24

Opportunities of the Regeneration of The Bristol Temple Quarter:
How many jobs are planned to be created in 2020?

4000

25

London,What have they done?

- Boris Bikes, they can go for 30 minutes for free.
- Congestion Charge, in 2003 they introduced it.
- Low Emission Zone, in 2008 they made that Diesel vehicles had to pay £100 pounds.

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Portsmouth, What have they done?

- Park and Ride, £2.50 for all day parking
- Car Sharing, they have promoted it a lot
- Cycle Lanes, they have put cycle lanes in all round the city