THEORETICAL AND EMPIRICAL RESEARCHES IN URBAN MANAGEMENT

 

Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2016

 

1. THE QUALITY OF THE URBAN TRANSPORT IN BUCHAREST AND HOW TO IMPROVE IT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EXPECTATIONS OF THE CITIZENS

Armenia ANDRONICEANU

Public transportation is an essential public service for the citizens of the urban environment. Most city halls from all over the world were able to manage this urban service effectively. Unfortunately, there are several cities in Europe and not only where the urban public transport needs consistent investments in order to increase the quality and to become more attractive for the citizens. Bucharest, the capital of Romania, is among the cities with several problems in urban transport and this is the main reason for approaching the subject.  ...

2. THE INDUSTRY IN ROMANIAN URBAN AREAS AND DEVELOPMENT REGIONS  

 Cristina IACOBOAEA
Cristina ALPOPI
Cristina MANOLE

Throughout this work the authors are making an analysis of the evolution of industry in the urban areas and in the eight development regions of Romania. In doing it so indicators, such as: distribution of the employees according to each region and turnover in the industrial field, the spreading of the industries, the distribution of brands in industry, the coefficient of variation in the number of brands in industry, their size etc. are considered. ...

3. URBAN TRANSPORTATION AND MAJOR SPORTING EVENTS―WHAT IS LEFT AFTER THE GAMES: AN ANALYSIS OF SYDNEY AND CAPE TOWN

Fábio DUARTE
Rafael BARCZAK
Yumi YAMAWAKI

Mobility patterns, transportation infrastructure and urban form influence each other, and are the basic principles of transit oriented development (TOD). The article starts by discussing the potential that transport projects have as a strategy for urban development, and propose two different typologies of TOD: nodal and polar.   ...

4. REDEFINING PLACE FOR WALKING: A LITERATURE REVIEW AND KEY-ELEMENTS CONCEPTION

Fritz Akhmad NUZIR
Bart Julien DEWANCKER

Walking is the very basic method of urban mobility. It was the most reliable method of commuting for the citizen until the phenomenon of urban sprawl arrived. The technology development on motorised vehicle has since then successfully replaced walking amongst the citizen.    ... 

5. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT MODELING FOR MUNICIPALITIES

Kseniia ILCHENKO
Anastasiia LISOGOR

The issue of sustainable development modeling for cities in emerging countries was investigated in the article. The method of evaluation that based on the usage of complete hierarchical indexing indicator structure is proposed.   ...