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The linear city is linked with a continuous transport line or parallel series of lines so it encourages developing a public transportation system for commuting. It may include a segregated zone for transport lines, a zone for industrial and communal enterprises, a green belt or buffer zone with transport lines, a major residential zone, an open space zone, and an agricultural zone to 22 Zhenghong Tang and Ting Wei provide local food. The major urban activities are arranged along and on either side of the lines.
Ecological footprint analysis: It is a recent emerging approach to analyze the relationship between consumptions of natural resources and waste disposal. It can be 30 Zhenghong Tang and Ting Wei used to calculate residential demands under a certain environmental carrying capacity. Questionnaires, interviews, and expert panels: One of the most effective approaches to get opinions and feedbacks from stakeholders and citizens regarding projects, programs, and plans. Checklist and matrices: This is a simple but effective approach to identify cause and effect and determine the inter-relationships between human development and environmental impacts.