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Low-Carbon Transportation Development Strategies for the Chaonan District in Shantou

Project Details
STATUS

In-Progress

START DATE

01/01/15

END DATE

06/30/15

RESEARCH CENTERS InTrans
SPONSORS

Nanjing University, Beijing

Researchers
Principal Investigator
Jiangping Zhou

About the research

Through this project, Nanjing University, Institute of Urban Planning and Design expects to improve the understanding and application of low-carbon transportation methods, tools, and technologies used in policy making, and enhance the communication and collaboration among scholars, experts, practitioners, policy advisor’s, and government officials. The tasks include: (1) Collecting the current information of transportation development of Chaonan District in Shantou. Especially the current condition of transportation development of 324 National Highway; (2) Designing and conducting online surveys of, and interviews with local planners and officials about the transportation policy, and its objective and motivation; (3) Search of the literature to get enough background information regarding low-carbon transportation development theory; (4) Analyzing successful cases of low-carbon transportation development, and regarding how to use informative and useful low-carbon cases for reference for Chaonan District in Shantou; (5) Synthesizing the information and cases, propose strategies of low-carbon development for Chaonan District, and more detailed strategies for 324 National Highway; and, (6) Writing a report about all the above analyses and results.

 

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