Urban and Regional Planning

Last updated: 5 November 2017
Road user behaviour and as a consequence the resulting emissions are affected by, among other things, urban and regional planning. The amendment of the Federal Building Code in 2004 strengthened the significance of development planning for sustainable urban development. For this purpose, it was underlined in particular that the mobility of the population including public short-distance passenger transport and non-motorised transport belongs to the transport aspects that must be taken into consideration in the planning process, taking special account of urban development that aims to avoid or reduce transport.