Heavy traffic, poor air environment and fast-paced city lifestyles are a growing major problem for residents in Beijing. Beijing is a place for people‘s daily work but almost nobody use the word liveable to describe it. In view of the common diseases of urbanization above, it is time to use greenways planning to improve Beijing living environment.
According to China's major cities traffic analysis report of AutoNavi in 2015, the Beijingers possess strong time-saving consciousness. (AutoNavi Traffic Big Data, 2016). At the same time, it is concluded from the questionnaire investigated by the Sina microblog in 2012, the need of riding for Beijingers are both directly and potential. (Beijing Municipal Institute of city Planning ＆ Design, ＆ Beijing Beilin Landscape Architecture Institute CD.LTD, 2014). According to the results of users, using greenways to build a more time-saving, convenient and comfortable transportation system is feasible in Beijing.
Wu, ZhengWang and Han, Yuting
"Flexible Space Design of Community Greenways in Temperate Zone of Asia -- Beijing Case Study,"
Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning: Vol. 5
, Article 5.
Available at: https://scholarworks.umass.edu/fabos/vol5/iss1/5
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