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Sustainable Urban Transport Planning

Melania R. Boitor / Dago Antov / Mihai Iliescu / Imre Antso / Roland Mäe
Published Online: 2015-02-06 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/rjti-2015-0010


Environmental protection has become a common issue in every area, but extremely important for the domains which deal with intensive energy consumption as it is the case of the transportation. Achieving the sustainable cities on the other hand, is also focused on the protection of the environment in order to provide a higher quality of life for the population. Therefore it is considered that by improving the urban transportation planning additional benefits could be provided for both the environment and the sustainable development of the cities. One possibility is to supplement the traditionally land-use plans with the transportrelated zones analysis, where the city is divided in public transport, pedestrian and caroriented zones. Analyzing the transport-related zones of a city is important as it provides additional information in the assessment of the development trend. The process of zoning was conducted for the city of Cluj-Napoca, Romania. In this paper, the outcome of the zoning was analyzed for a more comprehensive review of the urban transport in order to attain a sustainable-oriented approach of the urban area development.

Keywords: transport planning; travel-related zones; modal split


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Published Online: 2015-02-06

Published in Print: 2013-07-01

Citation Information: Romanian Journal of Transport Infrastructure, Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 39–50, ISSN (Online) 2286-2218, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/rjti-2015-0010.

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