MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 193, 2018International Scientific Conference Environmental Science for Construction Industry – ESCI 2018
|Number of page(s)||9|
|Section||Sustainable Strategies of Urban Planning|
|Published online||20 August 2018|
Improvement of transport for the “Healthy Cities” planning
Moscow State University of Civil Engineering, 129337, 26, Yaroslavskoye Shosse, Moscow, Russia
2 Moscow regional state University, 129125 Radio str. 10, Moscow, Russia
Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The article considers the idea of the "healthy city", which includes transport as one of the factors, influencing health of the urban environment of dwelling. The facts on the influence of air pollutions, noise and the road accidents on the ecological situation in the cities, on the way of life and behavior of people, their physical and mental health are analyzed in the article. According to the author, it is necessary to reduce harmful effects during construction of transport infrastructure as well as during housing construction by the means of new technologies, construction and insulating materials, competent city planning, proper placement and development of transport infrastructure. Besides, the author points out the considerable potential benefits of the use of motorless vehicles, such as bicycles, or refusal of transport in favor of pedestrian movement for the environment, for health and social wellbeing of people. That in turn will demand modernization of transport infrastructure of the cities.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2018
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