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Disentangling the nexus of global intermediaries: the case of bus rapid transit

Environment and Planning A, 44(1), 13–20. DOI: 10.1068/a4417. 10.1068/a44177 Freeman R. 2012 Reverb: Policy Making in Wave Form Environment and Planning A 44 1 13 20 10.1068/a4417 Gilbert, A. (2002) ‘Scan Globally. Reinvent Locally’: Reflecting on the Origins of South Africa’s Capital Housing Subsidy Policy Urban Studies, 39(10), 1911–1933.DOI: 10.1080/0042098022000003028. 10.1080/0042098022000003028 Gilbert A. 2002 ‘Scan Globally. Reinvent Locally’: Reflecting on the Origins of South Africa’s Capital Housing Subsidy Policy Urban Studies 39

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Defining and assessing walkability: a concept for an integrated approach using surveys, biosensors and geospatial analysis

and Planning A: Economy and Space 38 11 1999 2002 Available from accessed: 26.03.2019 Leslie, E., Coffee, N., Frank, L., Owen, N., Bauman, A., & Hugo, G. (2007) Walkability of Local Communities: Using Geographic Information Systems to Objectively Assess Relevant Environmental Attributes Health & Place, 13(1), 111–122. 10.1016/j.healthplace.2005.11.001 16387522 Leslie E. Coffee N. Frank L. Owen N. Bauman A. & Hugo G. 2007 Walkability of Local Communities: Using Geographic

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Collecting and analyzing soccer-related graffiti with the spatial video technology and GIS: a case study in Krakow, Poland

Introduction This proposed research builds upon two (unpublished) soccer-related graffiti maps compiled by Dr. Piotr Trzepacz in 2006 and 2016. He is currently a researcher at the Institute of Geography and Spatial Management (IGSM), Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland and an important facilitator of this project. The original collections of the soccer-related graffiti was conducted on a bicycle, pictures taken by a digital camera, and graffiti locations were manually recorded for subsequent visualization on maps. In contrast, this research applied the

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Measuring citizen participation in urban regeneration: a reflection on the construction of the participation index for the Bip/Zip programme in Lisbon

typologies: social housing neighbourhoods (= 29); historic centre (= 13); illegal housing (= 7); and other/mix (= 18). The result was the Bip/Zip Chart, which was issued as a constituent part of the city’s master plan ( Fig. 1 .). Figure 1 The BipZip Chart Source: CML/ DMHDL/DDL The programme aimed to tackle long-lasting deficiencies in the provision of public services, which in the end were aggravated during the years of the crisis. Towards this end, initiatives led by local partnerships are encouraged to address issues emerging in the priority areas and

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The Smart City of Medellín, its achievements and potential risks

Introduction Reflecting on the reasons for the violent crisis in Colombia and calling for modernisation of the whole nation, John H. Coatsworth, Professor of Latin American History at Harvard University, called Colombia a ‘shaky archipelago of modern cities surrounded by an ocean of neglect’ ( Coatsworth 2003 : 7). In fact the neoliberal model of the economy adopted in Colombia, as well as in many other Latin American countries, has resulted in a high concentration of capital and industries in the strongest cities, which have competed with each other to

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Delineation of the boundary of an urban agglomeration: evidence from Riga, Latvia

number of points are those in closer proximity to Riga. Therefore, 6 units have matched or surpassed all thresholds (8 points). Another 11 have matched or surpassed at least 6 thresholds. Remaining 13 territorial units have a score of at least 4 points. Similarly, to the morphological approach, these mostly include territories that are located 30-60 kilometres from Riga. The results of this approach match the south-western borders of those determined in the 2017 study, whereas the eastern and northern parts differ significantly. In this case there are 6 territorial

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New trends in social housing allocation – case study (City of Poznań, Poland)

Introduction Social housing constitutes a specific stock of (mostly) rental dwellings that can function as a parallel form to the commercial market (in the case of a unitary system) or as a separate and sometimes competing structure (a dualist system). It is part of the housing sector that is characterised by lower tenancy costs for households thanks to different types of subsidy. To be qualified to receive social assistance, a given dwelling needs to meet the following criteria: production and/or financing costs should provide limited profit or should be

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Consumer preferences and behaviour in shopping malls in Poland with the particular reference to Krakow

and household appliances), large clothing stores and an arcade of small shops (80–100), offering a range of commercial, entertainment and food services, in which a hypermarket occupied usually 1/3 of the total area, and the remaining retail and service enterprises occupied 2/3 ( Ciechomski 2010 : 49). Shoppin centres were located far from city centres, but offered a free shuttle bus service. The 3rd generation of shopping centres evolved at the beginning of the 21st century. What differentiates this from the two preceding generations is the provision of

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Bitola – from Eyalet capital to regional centre in the Republic of Macedonia

groups together supported nearly 15,000 people which was almost a third (33-35%) of the city. It can therefore be claimed, with certainty, that in the first decades of the 19 th century Bitola was a strictly artisan city, while for the remainder of the century it acquired the epithet “an artisan and commercial city” ( Dimitrov 2005 : 13). Banking The size of the city is also evident from its banking system represented through the subsidiaries of the Ottoman Bank (1863), the Thessaloniki bank (1888), the Ottoman Agricultural bank – Zirat bank (1893), other

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The symbolic dimension of the city – the presence of a dragon in the urban space of Krakow

German town law in the middle of the 13th century, from the very beginning Krakow’s downtown had an important symbolic and representative function in the duchy/state of Poland, always of a supra-regional nature and, for many centuries, also as a capital. Why do we link Krakow with the dragon? Well, there is a legend about a dragon that is connected with the foundation of Krakow. It is a legend known to all Poles, young and old, one that is long-lasting and popular in the social consciousness not only of Krakow. No wonder that the dragon/dragons have become and are one

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