Strategy for a Sustainable Transportation System in City Regions: Strategic Approaches and Consensus Building

  • Noboru Harata
Part of the cSUR-UT Series: Library for Sustainable Urban Regeneration book series (LSUR, volume 7)


In this chapter we explain approaches to developing a strategy for a transportation system that will provide sustainable mobility. The chapter explains the strategic planning process from goal setting to plan making and implementation, and then examines the relationship between transport strategy planning and decision-making processes. Then, we will discuss setting sustainable goals for transportation in city regions, and explain a strategy for rearranging the spatial development pattern. Finally, we cover possible outcomes of the strategic planning process, such as suggestions for institutional reform, recognition of a need for consensus building regarding the strategic vision developed, and the creation of bodies for local governance in city regions.


Transportation Plan Consensus Building City Region Road Price Road Toll 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Noboru Harata
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  1. 1.Department of Urban EngineeringThe University of TokyoJapan

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