Urban and Regional Planning

Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019

  • Sao Paulo Metropolitan Transformations: Innovation or Reproduction

    Daniela M. Eigenheer, Nadia Somekh

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 48-52
    Received: 10 January 2019
    Accepted: 1 April 2019
    Published: 29 May 2019
    Abstract: On the understanding that urbanization trends incorporate spatial changes of the economy, the research analyzes post-2000 new dynamics of urban sprawl, linked to the advanced economies that are changing the land use patterns along the northwest vector of Sao Paulo state capital. The vector structured by the Anhanguera / Bandeirantes highway system ... Show More
  • Urban Underground Street Planning and Visitors' Willingness to Revisit: A Perspective from Tourist Preference

    Pei Zhang

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 53-66
    Received: 1 March 2019
    Accepted: 1 May 2019
    Published: 4 June 2019
    Abstract: Underground street is an important recreational resource and tourism resource, and it is one of the signs of urban tourism and the window of tourism image. Among underground street visitors, tourists are the most important group of visitors who have no direct interest with developers, planners and managers. Tourist preferences are one of the criter... Show More
  • Determinants of Population Growth Trends for Tanzanian Small Towns

    Ally Hassan Namangaya

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 67-78
    Received: 26 April 2019
    Accepted: 9 July 2019
    Published: 19 July 2019
    Abstract: The largest share of urbanisation in Sub Saharan Africa is taking place in settlements that are smaller than cities. However, these small urban settlements are conceptually neglected and mostly mistheorised as overriding land governance concepts and institutional procedures were designed for large urban centres or the extreme opposite, villages. As... Show More