- Peri-Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei Cross-boundary Mega-region Planning towards Sustainability in Urbanizing China   click here to open paper content1180 kb
by    Yin, Huiliang & Yi, Fangxin | yhleagle@sina.com   click here to send an email to the auther(s) of this paper
Short Outline
It is not only preliminary enquiry on the practice of mega-region planning,
but also an experimental attempts to discuss the cross-boundary planning
and mega-region governance at the international planning platforms.
This paper is organized as follows. The first part considers the current
status of mega-region area and mega-region planning in post-reform China to
provide a background for this study. Following that, the paper introduces
the characteristics of the PBTHA. Three main features are analyzed in this
part. In the third section, the major issues and main ideas of the planning
are discussed. It addresses the difficulties and main contributions of the
planning. Moreover, the process of planning implementation is analyzed and
assessed. Experience in the cross-boundary planning is discussed in the
final parts.
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