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Transport and Land Use in China


  • Zegras, P. Christopher

    () (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)


Perhaps no developing country better represents the challenges and opportunities posed by the forces of urbanization in this century than China. The country is undergoing a major demographic transition of rapid and intense urbanization. This issue of the Journal of Transport and Land Use offers a snapshot of the interactions between land use and transportation systems in China at three different scales of analysis.

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  • Zegras, P. Christopher, 2010. "Transport and Land Use in China," The Journal of Transport and Land Use, Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota, vol. 3(3), pages 1-3.
  • Handle: RePEc:ris:jtralu:0048

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    1. Mokhtarian, Patricia L. & Cao, Xinyu, 2008. "Examining the impacts of residential self-selection on travel behavior: A focus on methodologies," Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, Elsevier, vol. 42(3), pages 204-228, March.
    2. Ng, Wei-Shiuen & Schipper, Lee & Chen, Yang, 2010. "China Motorization Trends: New Directions for Crowded Cities," The Journal of Transport and Land Use, Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota, vol. 3(3), pages 5-25.
    3. Cao, Xinyu & Mokhtarian, Patricia & Handy, Susan, 2008. "Examining The Impacts of Residential Self-Selection on Travel Behavior: Methodologies and Empirical Findings," Institute of Transportation Studies, Working Paper Series qt08x1k476, Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Davis.
    4. Tao, Wendy & Mehndiratta, Shomik & Deakin, Elizabeth, 2010. "Compulsory Convenience?: How Large Arterials and Land Use Affect Midblock Crossing in Fushun, China," The Journal of Transport and Land Use, Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota, vol. 3(3), pages 61-82.
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    1. Yi Zhang & Wei Wu & Yuan Li & Qixing Liu & Chaoyang Li, 2014. "Does the Built Environment Make a Difference? An Investigation of Household Vehicle Use in Zhongshan Metropolitan Area, China," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 6(8), pages 1-21, August.

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    Urbanization; land use; transportation systems;

    JEL classification:

    • R40 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Transportation Economics - - - General


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