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Progress in Natural Science

Urban Integrated Transportation Planning Based on Transit Oriented Development and its Research Challenges
Lu Huapu
Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084
Abstract:  Satisfying the increasing traffic demand with the least amount of resource and environmental costs, the sustainable development object of urban traffic system determines that from long-term viewpoint, it is necessary to establish urban integrated traffic planning system with public transport as it is. The planning idea of Transit Oriented Development (TOD) is an important method to realize urban integrated traffic planning system. Research and practice reveal that harmony and integration is the key method to solve urban traffic problems. The integration of traffic system and land-use is the basic problem. Urban traffic development strategy with TOD provides ideas and ways to harmonize the traffic and land-use systems, which brings out a series of new research subjects and challenges in the field of traffic planning.
Keywords:  TOD, urban integrated traffic planning, public transport
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