On Oct. 14-15, Haitao Zhang, Director of EMBARQ China, presented at the 4th China Transit Metropolis Development Forum. The Forum was organized by Ministry of Transport, Guangdong provincial and Shenzhen municipal transport authorities.
Sustainable urban transport creates more inclusive and prosperous cities. We seem to have a consensus of what is required. However, urban society as a whole is still far away from achieving what we need.
There are estimated to be more than 550 million two- and three-wheelers in Asia by 2035. The slides looked at the popularity of e-bike in Asia, its costs and benefits, and compared its emission and safety levels with other modes of transport.
Sudhir Gota’s research will focus on the current ASIF framework in Asia, or “activity, “mode share,” “intensity,” and “fuel mix,” and its usage to determine what existing parameters could be causing a high fluctuation in results.
The world, and Asia in particular, is heading in the wrong direction
National governments can play a crucial role in financing and supporting sustainable transport systems that help meet the key challenges of the 21st century. The primary need is to bridge the gap between the supply of international MDB financing and demand from national and local governments for...