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Title: Relationships between urban form and travel behavior in medium-sized cities of China
Authors: Zhou, W
Yang, J
Lam, WHK 
Issue Date: 2011
Source: ICCTP 2011: Towards Sustainable Transportation Systems - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference of Chinese Transportation Professionals, 2011, p. 2681-2693
Abstract: With the recent rapid growth of urban development, particularly in medium-sized cities in Mainland China, there is a need to investigate the relationships between urban form and travel behavior by different-purposed trips for sustainable urban development. This paper proposes a systematic method for qualifying land use pattern by density, land use balance, and travel behaviors of modal split. Trip length and traffic emissions also will be investigated. Data collected from seven medium-sized cities in Mainland China are used for statistical analyses and model development. On the basis of the analysis and model results, insightful findings and constructive suggestions are given for sustainable land use patterned by travel behavior and purpose in Chinese medium-sized cities.
Keywords: China
Driver behavior
Traffic management
Urban areas
ISBN: 9780784411865
DOI: 10.1061/41186(421)268
Description: 11th International Conference of Chinese Transportation Professionals: Towards Sustainable Transportation Systems, ICCTP 2011, Nanjing, 14-17 August 2011
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