Session 3. Sustainable Urban Transport Systems

Session 3. Sustainable Urban Transport Systems

Monday, August 25, 2014

Asian city authorities are finding it difficult to provide sustainable and inclusive transport to meet the mobility needs of people as a result of rapid urban expansion taking place in the developing world. This session consider sustainable urban transport issues in Asian context and discuss policies and examples of sustainable urban transportation systems, such as MRT, BRT, emerging transit options, promotion of non-motorized transport and road safety.

• Sustainable Urban Transport System: Experience of Ahmedabad BRT - by Prof. Shivananda Swamy, Professor, CEPT University
• Road Safety in Urban Areas - by Ms. Thanattaporn Rasamit, Economic Affairs Officer, ESCAP
• Planning Non-Motorized Transport in Urban Area - by Mr. Vedant Goyal, Expert, GIZ


3.1 BRT_Ahmedabad Transport Development - CEPTDownload
3.2 Urban Road Safety - ESCAP_0Download
3.3 NMT Planning for Urban Areas - GIZDownload