|Budget Amount *help
¥3,600,000 (Direct Cost : ¥3,600,000)
Fiscal Year 2003 : ¥1,200,000 (Direct Cost : ¥1,200,000)
Fiscal Year 2002 : ¥2,400,000 (Direct Cost : ¥2,400,000)
1.City network information in recent EU are summarized and analyzed.
EU official documents on space-development, 19major metropolitan cities reports on polycentric urban networks from ESPON projects "Urban Development Functions, Conditions and Potential in Polycentric Regional Developments" Inter Rim 3rd Report are translated analyzed and making summary. These works are being used for discussion for next national land use plan.
2.Virtual conferences are held ; in the case of LRT introducing into
Ikebukuro, Toshima-ward, ; being tried in the, case of Sagamihara city TDM. More than 10 French and German specialists on planning transportation systems are joined from abroad, 20 specialists, Mayor Takano contained to our Virtual conferences. Own HP are set up, which provide conferences, special information and consulting systems in English. Within First 1 month It had more than ten thousand hits
3. EU recent discussions on Term Polycentricity and the urban network based on ESDP European Space Development Perspectives, 1999, 2003 and ESPON Program are introduced Japanese Planning.
EU official Pre Report 2003 Aug. based on ESDP and ESPON research are treating, defining, term Polycentricity. Official word polycentricity are tried to make definition. In this defining process Every country in EU make efforts to clear its meanings and using situations. These are made summary.
4. National government total transportation policy are now reconsidered on the base concept polycentricity which is used in EU.
Titled "2 levels networks of city links to international and to neighboring research program" is going on. Still now One concrete example researches was done in Sagamihara city in this program.