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Implementing Sustainable Urban Travel Policies in China


  • Haixiao Pan

    (Tongji University)


Urban transport will have a great impact on sustainable development. China is now the leading producer of motorized vehicles, and people have gradually realized that we cannot sustain endless motorization. China has adopted a sustainable development policy for many years, promoting public transport in successive five-year plans.

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  • Haixiao Pan, 2011. "Implementing Sustainable Urban Travel Policies in China," International Transport Forum Discussion Papers 2011/12, OECD Publishing.
  • Handle: RePEc:oec:itfaab:2011/12-en

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    1. Willoughby, Christopher, 2013. "How much can public private partnership really do for urban transport in developing countries?," Research in Transportation Economics, Elsevier, vol. 40(1), pages 34-55.

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