Integrating national policies to deliver compact connected cities

By Philipp Rode, Catarina Heeckt, Rudiger Ahrend, Oscar Huerta Melchor, Alexis Robert, Nicole Badstuber, Andrew Hoolachan and Corina Kwami

This working paper was prepared for the Coalition for Urban Transitions, a special initiative of the New Climate Economy, which is a major international initiative to support decision makes to meet the objective of unlocking the power of cities for enhanced national economic, social and environmental performance, including reducing the risk of climate change.  This research was conducted for the National Policy Levers workstream.

This paper builds on LSE Cities research on New Urban Governance and Philipp Rode's work on integrated planning, design and transport.  This paper was submitted in June 2017.

This paper builds on the OECD national urban policy reviews conducted under the leadership of the OECD Working Party on Urban Policy, OECD Working Papers should not be reported as representing the official views of the OECD or its member countries.  The opinions expressed and arguments employed are those of the authors.