integrating role of cities
Understanding the trends of the transition to a more active development of the qualities of polycentric settlement based on an analysis characterizing the present stage of social development of logistical and socio-spatial patterns. In modern conditions dramatically increases the value of interconnected development of resettlement and the integrating role of cities and major towns in the process of interaction between the populated areas. In the transformation of large and major cities all the more crucial to regional and agglomeration aspects of the problem.
Reconstruction of functionally-planning structure of large and major cities based on economic production and socio-spatial patterns and trends in their functioning and development. It is necessary to take into account changes under the influence of objective trends in national economic structure and territorial organization of the economy, on the one hand, and social functioning, on the other. Developed in accordance with these trends, regulatory activities are differentiated by spatial levels, optimally generalizing objectively folding spatial distribution of diverse functional-spatial relationships of cities and their systems.
The basis of the spatial regulation of development and reconstruction of the economic base of cities and major towns are structural changes and changes in territorial organization of social production, which is associated with the further deepening of division of labor in all sectors of the economy and the increasing importance of co-operation of these processes.