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counter-urbanization

counter-urbanization  

The movement of population and economic activity away from urban areas—see Mitchell (2004) J. Rur. Studs 20, 1 for an exhaustive dissertation on the meaning of this term, and Escribano (2007) ...
entropy

entropy  

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1 Measure of disorder or unavailable energy in a thermodynamic system; the measure of increasing disorganization of the universe.2 See least-work principle; and least-work profile.
new town

new town  

A planned urban community that is developed in a rural area, and is designed to be largely self‐sufficient with its own housing, education, commerce, and recreation.
road pricing

road pricing  

A strategy to reduce urban*congestion, first used in Singapore in 1978. An electronic road pricing (ERP) system can electronically monitor, and track, vehicles entering a restricted zone to control ...
standard Metropolitan Statistical Area

standard Metropolitan Statistical Area  

(SMSA)An urban region in the USA that has at least 100 000 inhabitants, and has strong economic and social ties to a central city of at least 50 000 people.

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