Development of a Megalopolis and Ensuring a High Quality of Life: Problems and Solutions

Trends in population distribution in the world and Russia are presented. The problems of development of large cities and solutions for a high quality of life of the population are discusses. The analysis of critical factors and methodology for growth of basic indicators of the quality of life of the metropolis by the example of Saint Petersburg are proposed

Keywords: metropolis, quality of life, standard of living, indicators, management, planning, innovation processes, intellectual potential