By Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Wolfgang Weidlich, Prof. Dr. Günter Haag (auth.), Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Wolfgang Weidlich, Prof. Dr. Günter Haag (eds.)
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9. 1 0). 80 23 The results from this multicriteria experiment are highly interesting. It turns out that a concerted national policy for China has in most cases the highest priority, followed immediately by a sustainable national strategy. In all cases, a harmonious national strategy focused on spatial equity in the country is clearly inferior. The other images assume an intermediate position, in which the concept of competitive regions appears to assume a robust third position. These scenario-experiments and related images can be used to undertake analytical experiments on possible policies for transport systems in China.
In Nijkamp (1996) the following scenarios have been distinguished. Doomsday scenario The scenario to be sketched is a troubling one. The world's most populous nation with an extremely tumultuous modem history, still an overwhelmingly rural and poor society in urgent need of industrial modernization would end in cultural revolution. Despite the efforts for its far-reaching economic reforms, China would remain a socialist, planned economy with a high degree of trade protectionism that clearly exceeds that of any other major country in the region, a country ruled by a totalitarian regime.
The economic situation did not allow most people to afford a private car. 41 Secondly, one of the few principles in lel ting lodgings in Nanjing is that there is a short distance between the longing and the factory where the tenant works. Therefore, at least for the trips between home and working place, private cars were not badly needed. ) In 1987, the ratio between firms cars and private cars was 110: 1. With a considerable improvement of the standard of living especially the number of private cars increased from 85 cars (1987) to 4689 cars (1996) what means an increase of more than the 50-fold in ten years.
An Integrated Model of Transport and Urban Evolution: With an Application to a Metropole of an Emerging Nation by Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Wolfgang Weidlich, Prof. Dr. Günter Haag (auth.), Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Wolfgang Weidlich, Prof. Dr. Günter Haag (eds.)