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When was the congestion charge introduced to London?
2003
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Why did curitiba opt for a bus system as opposed to a subway system
To save time and money
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Tesco's bag for life scheme is an example of which waste management technique?
Reduce
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Composting is synonymous with which type of waste management?
Recycle
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By 2006 how much has congestion reduced since the introduction of the congestion charge in London?
26%
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What is the most favoured but least commonly used option with regards to waste management?
Reduce
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What has been achieved in the London Docklands regeneration scheme?
Physical regeneration: 160,000 trees planted, Economic regeneration: London City airport was built, Social regeneration: 120,000 jobs created and unemployment fell by 6.8%
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How many cities were there in 2000 with a population of over 1 million?
280. The number is expected to have doubled by 2015. In 1950 there were only 83
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In 2007 how many mega cities were there?
19. Tokyo was the largest with 35.2 million inhabitants. In the span of half a century, many cities have tripled their populations
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Gentrification if associated with which type of urbanisation?
Re-urbanisation
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How many shops are there in the Trafford centre?
230
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How has Manchester City centre fought back against the adverse effect on trade that the Trafford Centre has had?
It has significantly redeveloped the Arndale shopping centre.
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What population is in the catchment area (45 min drive) of the Trafford centre?
5.3 million people.
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Composting is synonymous with which type of waste management?

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