Expert Group Meeting on Planning and Assessment of Urban Transportation Systems

22 Sep 2016 to 23 Sep 2016
Kathmandu, Nepal

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Korea Transport Institute (KOTI) are collaborating with the Ministry of Urban Development, the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport and the Kathmandu Valley Development Authority (KVDA) to organize the Expert Group Meeting on Planning and Assessment of Urban Transportation Systems in Kathmandu on 22 and 23 September 2016.

The objectives of the meeting are to: (a) Exchange views and share knowledge, policies and best practices on planning and assessment of urban transportation system and services; and (b) present and discus the concept of assessment of urban transportation system, sustainable urban transport index (SUTI) for Asian cities that comprises of sustainability indicators.

Senior urban transport policy makers from selected member countries, senior officials from selected cities, and experts and representatives of international organizations are invited to the meeting.

Remark: The presentations were prepared and delivered by the participants and experts.The country reports were prepared by the nominated focal points and/or participants to the Meeting. The presentations and country reports have not been edited. The opinions, information, figures and estimates set forth in the presentations and country reports are the responsibility of authors, and should not necessarily be considered as reflecting the views and carrying the endorsement of the United Nations.
Contact persons:

ESCAP Bangkok: Mr. Madan B. Regmi, Tel: +66-2 288 1571, E-mail: [email protected]

Kathmandu Valley Development Authority (KVDA): Mr. Bhagawat B. Khokhali, Tel: +997-9841219088, E-mail: [email protected]