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Urbanisation causes..?
Urbanisation can cause problems such as transport congestion, lack of sufficient housing, over-rapid growth and environmental degradation
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The UK and other MEDC'S in 19th and 20th centry >>
People migrated from rural areas (due to the mechanisation in farming) to urban areas where there was employment in the new factories.
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Taking place in MEDC'S OR LEDC'S?
On a global scale, urbanisation is taking place rapidly, particularly in LEDCs.
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Problems of urbanisation?
As more people move to the edge of towns and cities, traffic congestion may get worse. Many people will drive their cars into the city centre to get to work.
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Improvement of the problem?
Some cities have tried to manage this problem by introducing traffic management schemes. These schemes may include: park and ride schemes cycle lanes congestion charging schemes, such as those in Durham and London car-pooling, as used in the USA
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Reduce congestion in cities?
Have different signs around the roads, pedestrianised areas,park and ride where you park out the city and catch the bus in and limits on how long you can park and where
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Inequalities?
Inequality means extreme differences between poverty and wealth, as well as in peoples' wellbeing and access to things like jobs, housing and education
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Inequalities are?
housing provision, access to services , access to open land, safety and security
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The UK and other MEDC'S in 19th and 20th centry >>

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People migrated from rural areas (due to the mechanisation in farming) to urban areas where there was employment in the new factories.

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