Challenges and Policy Options for Sustainable Urban Transportation Development in China

All authors:
Yulin, J., Liguang, F., Wu Hongyang, Xu Runlong
Host organisation: CoE Beijing, P. R. China
Country: China
Publication year: 2007
Published in:
Transport Research Board (CD Version), U.S. 2007. 1.
Research theme: Policy and Planning
public transportation, mobility management
Research article
China's urban transportation system is facing increasing pressures caused by rapid urbanization and motorization. This paper provides an overall analysis on the current status and development trend of China's economy, urbanization, and motorization, and presents the challenges facing sustainable urban transportation development in China. In order to meet the future transportation demands, this paper will discuss strategy and policy recommendations such as integrating transportation and land use planning as well as increasing the priority for and ability to implement both public transportation and travel demand management.
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