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Sustainability 2017, 9(12), 2166; doi:10.3390/su9122166

The Coupling Strategy Research of Urban Public Space and Traffic for Improving the Residents’ Low-Carbon Travel Accessibility: A Case Study of Hexi New City Central Area in Nanjing

School of Architecture, Nanjing Tech University, Nanjing 211800, China
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Received: 19 September 2017 / Revised: 3 November 2017 / Accepted: 20 November 2017 / Published: 25 November 2017
(This article belongs to the Section Sustainable Urban and Rural Development)
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Under the current model of advocating urban intensive development and updating built-up areas, promoting the coupling optimization of space and public transport in built-up areas is an important way to realize sustainable urban development. Apart from researching the space and accessibility of the central area in Hexi new city of Nanjing and analyzing problems from various aspects, i.e., urban land use, road network planning, bus station distribution, non-motorized traffic, and space and environment design, combining with the OD (Origin & Destination) survey, this paper further put forward the corresponding improvement strategy for the public space accessibility of different levels and optimized design of non-motorized traffic. View Full-Text
Keywords: accessibility; land-use mixed degree; public transport; OD demands; Hexi new city accessibility; land-use mixed degree; public transport; OD demands; Hexi new city
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Qian, C.; Zhou, Y.; Chen, J. The Coupling Strategy Research of Urban Public Space and Traffic for Improving the Residents’ Low-Carbon Travel Accessibility: A Case Study of Hexi New City Central Area in Nanjing. Sustainability 2017, 9, 2166.

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