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The Future of Urban Sprawl in China and Its Impact on Transportation Oil Use

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The Future of Urban Sprawl in China and Its Impact on Transportation Oil Use.

Chinese cities can benefit from potential oil savings if they are built in ways that encourage smart growth and transit-oriented development, as well as maintain city density at 2010 levels. Part of the Energy Forum study "The Rise of China and Its Energy Implications."

James D. Coan, Energy Forum Research Associate