Brief Analysis on Highway Construction and Urban Development

On the basis of studying influence of means of transportation on urban distribution and form, this paper focuses on influence of highway on modern urban areas. Results show that construction of highway accelerates urbanization, forms organic traffic network connecting large, medium and small cities and towns, and promotes development of modern urban agglomeration. Finally, it presents rational ideas of strengthening planning, integrating urban and rural development, preventing blind expansion of urban areas, and building ecological and garden cities.


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Issue Date:
2013-06
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/154044
Published in:
Asian Agricultural Research, Volume 05, Issue 06
Page range:
66-73
Total Pages:
4




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