Shantou Desakota Transport Consultancy

Shantou, Guangdong Province, China

In partnership with Nanjing University, a multidisciplinary team of Dutch experts has defined a strategic planning of the Shan Nan rural area of the SEZ of Shantou, in Guangdong Province.  One of the challenges was to (re)connect the Shan Nan area with the metropolitan area of Shantou through adequate infrastructures and networks for such rural-urban density. Two BRT routes (one line – one loop) have been defined with stations integrating Park&Ride facilities and bike parkings, by using existing roads. A “green and blue” network of car free paths has been defined to follow the existing streams and paths connecting naturally the ChaoShan villages.