Serpentine Pavilions Open in London and Beijing

Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China, By Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2017

Short Takes: TCFE Establishes Relationship with China

NewsBriefs: 'Superbus' May Help Ease Gridlock in China (Global Times)

Flood Warning System for the Sutlej River in Remote Northern India
Through a collaborative effort of the Central Water Commission (CWC) of India, the U.S. Agency for International Development (which provided funding for the project), Riverside Technology,...

China to Develop World's Fastest Train

Achievements and Challenges of China Construction
China is at the starting point of an accelerative urbanization process. A great number of infrastructural projects and residential areas are under construction. This paper provides an...

Hydro-Politics and Watershed Management in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Basin

Book Review: Emerging Land & Housing Markets in China edited by Chengri Ding and Yan Song. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2005

NewsBriefs: Chinese Scientists Preparing for 2008 Olympics (China Daily)

Transporting Hong Kong
In response to a mobile, rapidly growing population, Hong Kong's Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation is constructing West Rail, a HK$51.7 billion (U.S.$6.7 billion), 30.5 km...

Side Shear of Large Diameter Drilled Shafts in Weathered Geomaterials

Visit to China and Japan Demonstrates ASCE's Global Responsibilities

Environmental Study in China Offered

Socioeconomic Characteristics, Land Use and Travel Patterns of the Municipality of Beijing, China
The Beijing authorities have tackled the inherited problems of access and mobility, and have aimed to cater for increased transport demands and higher expectations of level of service...

Urban Public Transportation System of the Municipality of Beijing and Its Operations and Use by People
The Beijing Municipal Government operates a subway rail system and a surface system of trolleybuses, buses, jitneys and taxis. The Beijing Subway Corporation runs the subway system, and...

Beijing Public Transport Company: Facing the 21st Century
As the major operator of Beijing conventional surface public transportation, the Beijing Public Transport Group Company, Ltd. (BPTC) provides services not only to the urban and suburban...

Prospects and Characteristics of Urban Public Transport in China
This paper describes the policies of urban transport and public transport, the characteristics of land use, and the operation management of state-owned bus companies in Chinese cities....

Socioeconomic Characteristics, Land Use and Travel Patterns: Development Coordination of New Towns in Hong Kong
Hong Kong has an extensive network of roads in the New Territories, in Kowloon, and on Hong Kong Island. Road-base public transport includes franchised buses, 16-seat mini-buses and taxis....

Hong Kong's Public Transport System: Harmonizing Choice, Diversity and Urban Integration
The benefits of integrating railways with land use planning and active urban development and why this is rather successfully achieved in Hong Kong are discussed. The people of Hong Kong...





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