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International And Local Level Planning Cooperation. Rail Baltica - Collision Or Dialog Between Different Planning Levels

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SPD030131

Volume

67

Pages

16

Published

2003

Size

1204.69 kb

Author(s)

K. Lass & U. Kase

Abstract

International and local level planning cooperation. Rail Baltica - collision or dialog between different planning levels K. Lass & U. Kase Institute of Geography, Universily of Tartu, Estonia Abstract The purpose of this paper is to analyse planning co-operation between international and local level. As in its nature every plan is an instrument for directing development of society through the process of acheving agreements, successful planning should according to the Torremolinos Charter be based upon co-ordination between the various levels of decision-making and the equalization of financial resources. To illustrate that we look into whether a high-speed rail link between Berlin and Helsmlu - Rail Baltica and its railway tunnel between Tallinn and Helsinki are realizable based on decisions made on different planning levels. Secondly, it analyses frameworks of thinking during the planning processes that are set by financial possibilities to realize suggested development scenarios and land-use

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