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?

Grant Result

Electric Vehicles in the City is a study in the relationship of EV infrastructure and spacial development in Beijing, China.

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Zhongjie Lin

Associate Professor of City and Regional Planning
Zhongjie Lin is an associate professor of city and regional planning at the Stuart Weitzman School of Design.

Jing Kang

Assistant Professor, Waseda University
Jing Kang is an assistant professor at Waseda University.