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New Research: Integrating national policies to deliver compact, connected cities

posted Dec 12, 2017, 9:13 PM by Emily Kaldjian
Realising the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement will require a coherent and self-reinforcing policy programme to deliver compact and connected urban development. In this context, there is a need for effective coordination across the boundaries of established policy sectors: spatial planning, transport, housing, industry and environment. 

This report explores the ways in which urban policy sectors are integrated (or fragmented) in ten case study countries: China, Colombia, Ethiopia, Germany, India, Mexico, Nigeria, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States. The analysis is based on the most recent and authoritative national-level policy documents.

Download Integrating national policies to deliver compact, connected cities: an overview of transport and housing, a new working paper from the Coalition for Urban Transitions in partnership with the OECD and LSE Cities.
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