Assignment 2- Identifying Problems outside of Maryland
For this assignment choose a city or metropolitan area (Do not use a city or area in Maryland) and identify 5 problems / issues that particular area faces related to infrastructure or services. Think about larger issues like homelessness, garbage collection, housing, etc.
You are to prepare a 3 – 4 page report that includes the following information for the area that you have chosen.
1. Location / City:
2. Overall Population:
3. Average Household income:
4. Background: – In a paragraph or two write a brief overview to describe the area.
5. List 5 Problems / Issues: For each of the 5 problems identified for the location of your choice describe the problem in detail. What is the impact on the area? Who does the problem affect? Provide data/support that proves that this is a problem for the area. Are there any technologies in use that are helping solve this problem? Is it working? Are there any technological solutions that could help solve this problem? Explain. If there is already technology in use, explain how it can be improved (if it’s not working).
For this assignment, be sure to support your claims in the report. ALL information needs to be cited in APA format.