Improving management of road travel speeds will decrease traffic deaths and injuries in the Asia and the Pacific. Policies focused on enforcement, road design, vehicle technology, and urban planning are needed.
Road safety in Sri Lanka has been a continued challenge. Fewer road crashes were expected during the recent pandemic lockdowns and the economic crisis, but this has not happened. Despite limited government resources, there are steps that can be taken to make roads safer.
Integrated road management systems and climate-responsive strategies are key to enhancing road resilience. Policymakers should act now to safeguard road networks against climate challenges.
Sustainable road development can balance economic growth with environmental protection and social inclusion.
Trade via rail in Central Asia has proven highly effective in recent years. It needs further support to take it to the next level.
To realize the potential of transit-oriented development and land value capture in India, strong and effective planning is needed, alongside institutional and financial support.
Transport planners need to develop services that are accessible, safe, inclusive, and affordable for all users, particularly for women, who have historically been overlooked.
Urban areas in Asia need to offer more and better public transport options to cut traffic jams and pollution
RORO transport systems can help level the playing field and diminish the use of middlemen as farmers get their products to market.
With the right policies and investments, Bangladesh can become a trade and transport hub in South Asia.