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China Urban Sustainable Transport Research Center, Beijing, China
Sustainable transportation in China
The China Urban Sustainable Transport Research Center in Beijing is working to find solutions that are applicable at both technical and policy levels. The researchers hope that their results will even be useful in other developing countries.
Zhou Wei

Prof. Li Zuomin is the appointed Director of the Centre of Excellence since March 2009, succeeding Prof. Zhou Wei.

The China Urban Sustainable Transport Research Center (CUSTReC) initiated activities in 2006. VREF is financing the Centre through 2010. Twenty four researchers are employed at the Centre. They collaborate with an additional 12 international researchers in China and the outside world. The collaboration provides the Centre with access to international expertise and opportunities for the Centre.

In March 2009, Prof. Zhou Wei, who was appointed to other duties, was replaced by Prof. Li Zuomin.

Appointed in 2007 as the President of CATS, Li Zuomin began to take over all the responsibilities formerly undertaken by his predecessor. His work ranges from transport engineering to transport planning and manage ment, and to human resources development and management.

Host organisation:
China Academy of Transport Sciences (CATS), Ministry of Communications, Beijing, P.R. China
Link to the Centre's Website
Publications:
Suggestion on urban low carbon transport system construction in China
Research theme: Green & Safe Transports
Year: 2011
Type: Research article

Policy Making on Urban Transport Energy Saving
Research theme: Policy approaches to urban mobility
Year: 2011
Type: Research article

Smooth, Efficient, Safe, Green—Main Issues of Sustainable Urban Public Transport in China
Research theme: Public Transport Development
Year: 2010
Type: Book

Practices and Policies of Green Urban Transport in China
Research theme: Policy approaches to urban mobility
Year: 2010
Type: Research article

Policy for energy saving of urban transport in China
Research theme: Policy approaches to urban mobility
Year: 2009
Type: Book

Draft of Policy Recommendation on Promoting Urban Public Transport Priority Development in China
Research theme: Public Transport Development
Year: 2009
Type: Report

Transit‐Oriented Development—The Concept and Its Practice in China: Challenges and options
Research theme: Transport Planning & Governance Systems
Year: 2009
Type: Book

Bi-level programming model and solution method for mixed transportation network design problem
Research theme: Urban Traffic Management
Year: 2009
Type: Research article

Annual report on sustainable transport development in China
Research theme: Policy approaches to urban mobility
Year: 2007
Type: Report

Study on the relationship between land utilization and sustainable development of urban transport in China
Research theme: Policy approaches to urban mobility
Year: 2007
Type: Research article

Research on Urban Transport Sustainable Developing Model and Countermeasures for China Central Cities
Research theme: Transport Planning & Governance Systems
Year: 2007
Type: Report

Challenges and Policy Options for Sustainable Urban Transportation Development in China
Research theme: Policy approaches to urban mobility
Year: 2007
Type: Research article

Transport-Related Resource and Environmental Issues in China
Research theme: Policy approaches to urban mobility
Year: 2006
Type: Research article

Strategy Vision and Policy Recommendations on China’s Sustainable Transport
Research theme: Policy approaches to urban mobility
Year: 2006
Type: Research article

The development and current status of China’s transportation system
Research theme: Policy approaches to urban mobility
Year: 2006
Type: Research article

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