American Society of Civil Engineers


An Analysis on Economic Development of Transportation Junction Pattern in Medium-Sized City


by Ming Li, (College of Transportation and logistics, Southwest Jiaotong University, 610031, Chengdu, China. E-mail: hedgehoglee@126.com) and Si Yu, (College of Transportation and logistics, Southwest Jiaotong University, 610031, Chengdu, China. E-mail: rain.ys@163.com)
Section: Travel Behavior, Simulation, and Transportation Planning, pp. 746-751, (doi:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/41184(419)123)

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Document type: Conference Proceeding Paper
Part of: ICTE 2011
Abstract: Transportation junction pattern economy is a mode of development between the style of hinge economy and corridor economy, promoting regional economic growth and depending on traffic hub’s developed situations. How to make full use of medium-sized cities’ traffic advantages developing regional economy is a topic that is worth lucubrating. After clearly defining the concept of transportation junction pattern economy, the paper demonstrates that improving of traffic infrastructure can greatly promote the regional industrial structure’s optimization and upgrading, pull development of modern service industry as the core of the tertiary industry, promoting regional economic growth. Taking Dezhou City in Shandong Province as an example, this paper analyzes the influence of industrial structure and economic growth with the high-speed railway traffic hub.


ASCE Subject Headings:
Economic factors
Transportation management
Urban areas
China