Transport Planning Challenges in Existing Urban Planning Process - Case of Vietnam Urban Planning
Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning
Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019, Pages: 10-14
Received: Dec. 31, 2018; Accepted: Mar. 11, 2019; Published: Mar. 25, 2019
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Vo Minh Phuc, Sustainable Urban Development (SUD), Vietnamese German University, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
Vo Trong Cang, Faculty of Transportation Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
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Urban planning is a technical and political process concerned with the development and design of land use and other problems, such as transportation, communications and its distribution networks. In Ho Chi Minh City case, the fastest developing city in Vietnam, the transportation problems have become worse and worse, recently. Even through received lots of concerns from Ho Chi Minh City government and notices from many different stakeholders, traffic jam and others traffic problem keep occur and increase-in-level in many new projects area of Ho Chi Minh City. In fact, there are several challenges for Vietnam urban planners to develop Ho Chi Minh City without exacerbated the current traffic situation. In scope of this article, some specific challenges in urban transportation planning, in Vietnamese urban planning process, would be identified, such as: Limitation in Traffic impact assessment, the limitation in analysis approach method for forecasting and reduction of traffic problem; and lack of communication and synchronous cooperation between departments and other agencies in municipalities. After research on these challenges in urban transportation planning in Vietnamese urban planning process, some related solutions will be research and proposed in future research articles.
Transport, Urban Planning, Transport Impact Assessment (TIA), Spatial Planning, Land Use Structure, Inner-Urban Area Design
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Vo Minh Phuc, Vo Trong Cang, Transport Planning Challenges in Existing Urban Planning Process - Case of Vietnam Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning. Vol. 4, No. 1, 2019, pp. 10-14. doi: 10.11648/j.larp.20190401.13
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