Prof. Fan to offer course May 2017 in China on land use planning

About Global Cities, China: Land Use Planning in the Yangzi River Delta Region

Program Dates May 20 - May 31, 2017 

Course Description

PA 5880
Urban Development and Transportation Planning in the Yangtze River Delta Region: China is home to the world’s largest urban population. How Chinese cities can satisfy the mobility and accessibility needs of a growing urban population is a critical question that affects every aspect of urban planning, from affordable housing provision to parking management. The Humphrey School will offer an intensive 2-week study abroad course in summer 2017 focusing on urban planning practices and emerging mobility and accessibility issues in the Yangtze River Delta Region, China. Occupying nearly a quarter of the China’s total GDP, the Yangtze River Delta region is the center of Chinese economic development, surpassing other areas in China in terms of economic growth, productivity, and per capita income. Lectures and field experiences in the region will provides students unique opportunities to explore urban growth patterns, housing and infrastructure challenges, and state-of-the-art transportation planning practices in one of the most densely populated regions on earth.
Program Leaders

Yingling Fan  bio:
Yingling Fan, Ph.D. Director, Global Transit Innovations Editor, Journal of Transport and Land Use Associate Professor, University of Minnesota 301 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455 Tel. (612) 626-2930 Follow me on Twitter at @yinglingfan
Sherry Gray
Sherry Gray, Ph.D. 葛雪瑞 博士 Director, International Programs 院长办公室国际项目主任 Director, International Fellows and Scholars Programs Lecturer, Global Policy Area 国际政策讲师 Humphrey School of Public Affairs 休伯特·汉弗莱公共事务学院 University of Minnesota 美国明尼苏达大学 232 Humphrey Center, 301 19th Avenue South Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455 USA Telephone (1-612) 626-5674(办) Fax 625-3513 Skype: graysherry Global Notes: My bio:

Excursions to Nanjing and Shanghai 

Program Fee
The program fee generally includes tuition and registration fees, orientation and international health insurance. It may also include airfare, housing, excursions and some or all meals. Check with the program leader for the exact program fee and what is included. 

For more information, contact Sherry Gray.
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