The Impact of Transportation Electrification on Urban Forms in China

This project will study the rapid growth of electric cars in Chinese cities and its impact on their urban layouts and public realms, in order to better understand the implications of the emerging age of electric mobility in urban environment and its sustainability. Specifically: how can urban policies utilize the fundamental and irresistible trend of electrification and automation to transform the cities into low-carbon, compact, and healthy places, rather than the other way?