Week 5 Assignment: Analyze Plans Drawn by Others
The purpose and objective of this assignment is to find an urban
or regional long term plan from a community or region in which you
do not live and one in which you did not participate in the
creation of said plan. Your objective in this assignment is to
summarize it, critique it, and suggest changes (modest or
substantial) as a planning exercise.
Include the following in your assessment:
- A summary of the plan including its date, location, and other relevant information
- How well does this plan address transportation changes, expansion (annexation), expanded needs for water and sewer services, street maintenance and repair, zoning, consistency with existing facilities, and responses to disasters or terrorist acts including police and fire services?
- How would you change or enhance this plan?
- What timeline of implementation (short-term or long-term) would you use in this case?
Support your paper with a minimum of five (5) scholarly
resources. In addition to these specified resources, other
appropriate scholarly resources, including older articles, may be
Length: 5-7 pages not including title and reference pages
Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the
ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new
thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your
response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA
standards. Be sure to adhere to Northcentral University's Academic
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