Urban Form and Rail Transit Development in Dalian, China

  • Shengchuan Zhao
  • Zhiwei Yang
Part of the cSUR-UT Series: Library for Sustainable Urban Regeneration book series (LSUR, volume 7)


Dalian, known as ‘the Pearl of Northern China,’ is located on the east coast of Eurasia and the southern tip of the Liaodong Peninsula. It stretches from 320°58′ to 123°31′ east longitude and 38°43′ to 40°10′ north latitude, with the Yellow Sea on the east, Bohai Sea on the west. Because of the superb geographical location, Dalian serves as a marine gateway to Beijing and vast northern China.


Master Plan Urban Form Transit System Rail Transit Liaodong Peninsula 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shengchuan Zhao
    • 1
  • Zhiwei Yang
    • 1
  1. 1.Dalian University of TechnologyChina

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