Integration and coordination between regional/urban plans and transportation plans: the case of the rail transit investments in Gaziantep

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Transport and urban development are in a constant interaction with each other. Hence, urban planning and transport planning should be carried out in integration and coordination. Best practice cases in the world reveal that this integrated and coordinated approach should be established from regional plans to metropolitan and urban plans. When strong integration is maintained, transport investments can become effective tools in helping realize urban and regional plan strategies. Within this framework, the thesis reviews policy documents and legislations in Turkey in terms of integrated planning of regional/urban and transport plans. Gaziantep case is analyzed in detail within the same perspective.


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Citation Formats
Y. C. Yaman, “Integration and coordination between regional/urban plans and transportation plans: the case of the rail transit investments in Gaziantep,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2015.