“Push-Pull Factors, Urban Growth, and Urban Decay” Note: Online students please respond to one (1) of the following three (3) bulleted options:
- Modern technological innovations, such as faster transportation and communication speeds, are helping to control migration to urban areas. Select a city of your choice and describe three (3) ways that push-pull factors affect the growth of the city. Next, predict two (2) outcomes of how push-pull factors will play out in the next ten (10) years.
- Describe two (2) problems associated with unplanned urban growth in your city. If you were a decision maker, which of your selected problems would you tackle first? Next, provide two (2) reasons for your priorities.
- Development of inner city areas is crucial for slowing down urban decay. Discuss three (3) methods used in some large cities in the United States, such as New York, that are being implemented to stop urban decay. Next, for each method you have selected, speculate whether or not you believe each method has been successful. Justify your response.