At current annual average growth rates, the number of vehicles in Asia will double in less than seven years from 2010 and India along with Indonesia, Nepal, PR China & Sri Lanka show the fastest annual average growth rates.

This report raises the potential of walkability survey as a monitoring and awareness-raising tool in cities. It also provides an overview and analysis on the relevant policies and initiatives being taken up by the national and city levels related to walkability.

A Walkability Forum: Better Air Quality and Livable Cities was conducted by CAI-Asia in association with the Institute of Urban Transport (IUT) on 22 June at the Magnolia Hall in the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The objective of the seminar was to provide an overview of walkability and pedestrian initiatives and best practices in Asia.

As part of CAI-Asia mission to promote better air quality and livable cities, CAI-Asia conducted an annual review of the main events relevant to air quality, climate change and transport in Asia. This review, which started on 2008 and initially focused on sustainable transport, has now expanded to include air quality and climate events.

The Indonesia Air Quality Profile provides background information and findings on the: State of the Air: What is the air quality in cities? Which of the cities in the country are experiencing air pollution challenges or will soon enter into this situation?; Legal framework for air quality management: What is the air quality management system in place in cities?

This draft of the India Air Quality Profile 2010 prepared by Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities presents state of air quality in the Indian cities and focuses on the role of stakeholders and legal framework for air quality management system.

This is the recent assessment by CAI-Asia of status and challenges of air quality management in Asia. Provides an overview of status of air quality and the ambient air quality standards adopted by developing Asian countries.