Urbanization in the U.S. and China: What We Can Learn from Each Other
Professor Yingling Fan will share her experience studying and teaching urban planning in China and the U.S. She will illustrate the similarities and differences between the U.S. and China urbanization processes. The presentation will also provide insights into what U.S. and Chinese cities can learn from each other when it comes to advancing urban sustainability and livability.
This webinar is part of the Considering China webinar series.
About the Speaker
Dr. Yingling Fan is a professor of urban and regional planning at the University of Minnesota. Her research focuses on developing novel land use and transportation solutions to improve human health and social equity. Her interdisciplinary work has appeared in many leading academic journals across multiple fields. Fan’s recent work focuses on public transportation development, emotional well-being in cities, and community-engaged transportation equity research.