Building sustainable transport is no mean feat. Without it, the world will look less hopeful in 2030.
I am normally a bit skeptical about the power of data to radically transform public policy. After all in the transport sector, the most serious issues of congestion, road accident fatalities and injuries and air pollution are readily obvious by looking out the window of any major Asian city. Would knowing the numbers more accurately make a difference to policy makers?
The region’s infrastructure needs to reach a point where it can support higher levels of sustainable growth.
Fiji deserves a sustainable transport system that makes the country more livable for residents while preserving its beauty.
Avoid, curb and transit travel to get our cities moving again.
A major priority for the North-South Road Corridor has been to ensure it is built for the long-term development needs of the country.
Rail transport can help slash travel time, lower freight costs, and expand cross-border freight consignments across and beyond the region.
India is pushing hard for wider use of electric vehicles, but many challenges remain. One of them is a lack of charging infrastructure.
42% of ADB blog readers claim that improved connections would get people to use public transport more in Asian cities, while a further 40% pointed to efficiency as the most important deciding factor.
A package of comprehensive measures—inlcuding setting fuel efficiency standards—is the only way to significantly reduce CO2 emissions from motorcycles in the country's 5 main cities.