Week 5 Assignment: Analyze Plans Drawn by Others
The purpose and objective of this assignment is to find an urban or regional long term plan from a community or region in which you do not live and one in which you did not participate in the creation of said plan. Your objective in this assignment is to summarize it, critique it, and suggest changes (modest or substantial) as a planning exercise.
Include the following in your assessment:
- A summary of the plan including its date, location, and other relevant information
- How well does this plan address transportation changes, expansion (annexation), expanded needs for water and sewer services, street maintenance and repair, zoning, consistency with existing facilities, and responses to disasters or terrorist acts including police and fire services?
- How would you change or enhance this plan?
- What timeline of implementation (short-term or long-term) would you use in this case?
Support your paper with a minimum of five (5) scholarly resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including older articles, may be included.
Length: 5-7 pages not including title and reference pages
Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. Be sure to adhere to Northcentral University’s Academic Integrity Policy.
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