On 20 December, 2013.
Dear EASTS members,
KOTI (The Korea Transport Institute) and EASTS (Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies) had jointly held the seminar, gHSR (High Speed Rail) Impacts and Station Area Development Policiesh, on November 28, 2013, in Seoul, Korea.
This half-day event showed the latest information about HSR in Korea, Taiwan, and Japan and all participants discussed our future of policy and research needs including economic and non-economic impacts by HSR, legal and institutional comparison.
This seminar was along with EASTS SRP (Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies - Special Research Project), titled as gInternational Comparison on High-Speed Railway Station Area Development - Japan, Taiwan and Koreah. It was prepared from July 2013 and will be completed in 2014 summer.
EASTS appreciates that KOTI has provided research opportunity and fund through this project. It helps sustainable EASTS activities as well.
Main contents of the seminar were;
Opening Speech (GyengChul KIM, President of KOTI)
Introduction to Joint Research
-Research Outline (Jaehak OH, KOTI)
-HSR Impacts and Station Area Development: The Japan Case (Shigeru MORICHI, GRIPS)
-HSR Impacts and Station Area Development: The Chinese Case (Shengchuan ZHAO, DUT)
-HSR Impacts and Station Area Development: The Taiwanese Case (Jen-Jia LIN, NTU)
-HSR Impacts and Station Area Development: The Korean Case (JaeHak OH, KOTI)
-Chair: KyoungSoo CHUN (SNU)
-Panel: Shintaro TERABE (TUS), DongDeuk CHA (KTCD), Kee-Yeon HWANG (HIU), KeeChoo CHOI (AJOU), JaeWon GWAK (HYU), SiGon KIM (SEOULTECH)
(reported by Shintaro TERABE, Dec.2, 2013)