Index of papers Phil Gyford: web | email
Spring 2000
World Futures

Urbanism Framework Document


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Information sources
Current Conditions
Expected future
Potential wildcards
Issues, dilemmas, choices
Key uncertainties
Alternative futures
Leading indicators

Potential wildcards

  • The price of gasoline rockets meaning few people can afford to run their cars as often as they do now.
  • A number of, perhaps, Columbine-style disasters in suburbs create a national dislike of this style of development. Greater demand for security.
  • Government restrictions on car use to combat pollution, gridlock and/or global warming.

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