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New Publication on Mobility and Transportation in Megacities

The volume “Mobility and Transportation” in the book series “Future Megacities” is published. Publisher is Wulf-Holger Arndt, head of research unit  “Mobility and Space” of the ZTG.

The growth of Megacities creates huge challenges. One of them is reshaping mobility patterns in cities, in order to promote energy efficiency and principles of low carbon development. This volume provides an overview of solutions comprising concepts for sustainable transportation, through intelligent management, innovative instruments for integrated transport planning, modelling systems, adaptation strategies in the transport sector, and concepts for enhancing public transit. These solutions were developed for five cities of the Future Megacities Programme, by transdisciplinary and international research teams in close collaboration with local stakeholders. They are presented here against the background of immense challenges, ranging from data collection issues, modelling, and planning in fast-growing environments, to the resistance of citizens against big infrastructure projects.

Table of Contents
Elke Pahl-Weber, Bernd Kochendörfer, Lukas Born, Carsten Zehner

Climate Change and Sustainable Transportation in Megacities
(Wulf-Holger Arndt, Xiaoxu Bei, Günter Emberger, Ulrich Fahl, Oliver Lah, Alexander Sohr, Jan Tomaschek)

Challenges and Strategies for Sustainable Mobility in Five Megacities
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam—Can HCMC Reach its CO2 Targets in the Transport Sector?
(Günter Emberger)
Energy-efficient Transport Planning for Hyderabad, India
(Tanja Schäfer, Angela Jain)
Tehran-Karaj, Hashtgerd—Integrated Urban and Transportation Planning for GHG Emission Reduction
(Wulf-Holger Arndt, Norman Döge)
Climate-protection Strategies for the Transport Sector of Gauteng Province, South Africa
(Jan Tomaschek, Ulrich Fahl)
Metrasys, Sustainable Mobility for Megacities—Traffic Management and Low-carbon Transport for Hefei, China
(Oliver Lah, Alexander Sohr, Xiaoxu Bei, Kain Glensor, Hanna Hüging, Miriam Müller)

Mobility and Transportation Concepts for Sustainable Transportation in Future Megacities
(Wulf-Holger Arndt, Xiaoxu Bei, Günter Emberger, Ulrich Fahl, Angela Jain, Oliver Lah, Alexander Sohr, Jan Tomaschek)

The Projects of the Programme on Future Megacities in Brief

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