Author(s): J. Malasek
Coordination of spatial and transport planning policy for modern land
management in Warsaw follows the guidelines prepared in three main city
documents: “Development strategy for the city of Warsaw until 2020”, “The
study of Warsaw spatial development conditions and directions of development”
and “The strategy for sustainable development of Warsaw transport system by
2015 and subsequent years”.
It helps to make public transport modes more
attractive for passengers and to achieve the wide public acceptance for car traffic
Sustainable urban planning is a chance for improvement, or at least
not worsening, living standards in metropolis, where streets over packed by cars
make cities less attractive not only for inhabitants, but also for visitors and
The most important achievement of Polish urban planning practice is that all
documents shaping conditions for Warsaw’s sustainable development are well
The development strategy formed the general guidelines which were
implemented in Warsaw’s spatial policy.
Transportation policy, the city
document prepared as the last one, forms main objectives following the spatial
This Warsaw experience could be followed by other Central
European cities implementing modern land management for urban dynamics.
Warsaw, the capital city of Poland, shares its experience in sustainable urban
planning, taking part in the European project GUTS (Green Urban Transport
Systems) for improvement in quality of life factors.
urban planning, transportation policy, sustainability.
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Paper DOI: 10.2495/SC120231
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