An Analysis of Urban Planning in Mumbai


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An Analysis of Urban 
Planning in Mumbai
     Analyzing urban planning progress in Mumbai as this major Indian city comes to 
grips with the tensions between population and economic growth on one side, and environmental and physical limits on the other side, indicates that it is possible for growing cities such as Mumbai to accommodate rapid growth without destroying or destituting themselves, but that progress will be slow because of the interrelated economic, social, and political problems inherent in transforming densely populated, poverty-stricken cities into sustainable urban centers.  
Sustainable Urban Development: Transportation and Mobility
   Urban planners recognize that sustainable development policies and...
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.....ted, poverty-stricken cities such as Mumbai are to be transformed into sustainable urban centers.  
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