Blog posts tagged to "traffic congestion"

  • There are more than 1,600 buses operated by more than 50 bus companies in Fiji.

    A new vision to end traffic woes in Fiji

    Published on Wednesday, 08 November 2017

    Fiji deserves a sustainable transport system that makes the country more livable for residents while preserving its beauty.

  • Peak-hour traffic congestion is one of the biggest challenges confronting Asia’s cities.

    Work from home to beat traffic

    Published on Wednesday, 31 May 2017

    Traffic jams will surely worsen, in Manila and elsewhere in Asia, without innovative solutions like work-from-home policies.

  • Afghan contractors will play a greater role in the execution of road works under the transport master plan.

    Why does Afghanistan need a transport master plan?

    Published on Tuesday, 16 May 2017

    The transport master plan aims to help create jobs and enhance connectivity across the country.

  • The cost of congestion should be calculated in terms of the deadweight loss of being stuck in traffic.

    Let's rethink urban transport in developing countries

    Published on Wednesday, 05 April 2017

    Before we take action on traffic, we should look into what causes congestion – and how costly it is to cities.

  • Freshly laid tracks on an ADB-financed new railway in Afghanistan.

    Time to scale up sustainable transport in Asia and the Pacific

    Published on Friday, 14 August 2015

    With the overall goal of scaling up sustainable transport by up to 50% of loans and grants by 2017, ADB plans to work more closely with its developing member countries on sustainable transport options that could fit their development master plans.

  • Photo by Lester V. Ledesma for ADB 2011.

    Walking the walk on a green future

    Published on Thursday, 29 August 2013

    The scale of urbanization in Asia over the past few decades has been truly astonishing and there is no sign of it stopping. In the next 20 years, another 1.1 billion people in the region will call cities their home.