the socail needs of urban development
1) better transport systems-more roads could be built on the rural-urban fringe to cope with the increase traffic. more and more better public transport systems need to be planned
2) more housing- this can be built on brown field sites which are near the city centre,or on the rural urban fringe for the commuters.
3) social activities- parks (greenfield) replace brownfield sites in cities and places for activities are set up in the rural-urban fringe.
economic needs of urban development
1)more jobs-business parks and out of town shopping centres can be built on
undeveloped land (greenfield sites) in the rural-urban fringe land is cheaper
and easily accessible
1) more waste disposal systems-landfill sites can be built on the rural-urban fringe
to cope with the increase in waste.
green spaces can be turned back into open spaces.