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European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS) Conference in Japan
Author:
Marco
Reggiani
Low birth rates, restrictive immigration policies, and decades of economic stagnation are marking Japan’s transition to a post-growth society. All levels of government have hurried to address the new challenges ahead. In this desperate run for survival, the development of new high-speed railway lines in peripheral areas has been met with high...
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ISIE 2019 Beijing
Author:
Masahiko
Hirao
Tomohiro
Tasaki
Norichika
Kanie
The Asia-Pacific region is the cradle of production and the center stage of the world economy today. At the same time, the region is a flourishing arena of new socio-economic development driven by digitalization and servicization. In light of these trends, it is necessary to examine emerging opportunities for transitioning to Sustainable...
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"Looking at the World History of Planning" The 18th International Planning History Society Conference - Yokohama, July 2018
The rapid housing development that accompanied the high economic growth starting in 1960s Japan forced local governments to incur significant expenses for investment in public infrastructure. Therefore, many local governments established guidance on impact fees in relation to housing developments, which significantly relieved some of the financial...
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The 97th Annual Meeting Transportation Research Board (TRB)
Author:
Russ Bona
Frazila
Febri
Zukhruf
Jongga
Jihanny
Kardina
Nawassa
Pedestrianization programs hold promise to encourage non-motorized transport (NMT) in rapidly motorizing cities. But successful implementation of these programs depends on whether they meet the needs of urban residents. This article aims to assess how Bandung, Indonesia—a fast-growing city of 2.3 million people—is meeting those needs with a...
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Proceeding of The Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies
Author:
Russ Bona
Frazila
Febri
Zukhruf
Jongga
Jihanny
Kardina
Nawassa
The benefits of walking have recently inspired considerable research on the relationships between pedestrian choices and numerous built environment factors. These relationships are then elaborated using walkability indices for the meso- the micro-levels. Despite important advances in micro-level research, the walkability concept is based chiefly on...
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The 4th 3R International Scientific Conference on Material Cycles and Waste Management (3RINCs)
State of the 3Rs in Asia and the Pacific Project was formulated as a joint initiative of Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOEJ), United Nations Centre for Regional Development as a secretariat of Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific, and Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) to respond the needs to assess the progress of 3R...
Conference Paper
SEEPS Conference 2015
A growing body of science maintains that anthropogenic climate change poses a grave threat to the well-being of earth and its inhabitants. Academics, environmentalists, and policymakers similarly concur that there is no single silver bullet solution to climate change; rather what is needed are well-integrated and long-term strategy. Yet adopting...