Rapid population growth and the expansion of metropolitan regions are defining features of India’s economic growth story. The number of Indian cities with populations above one million increased from 23 in 1991 to 53 in 2011.

The Transport and Communication Bulletin for Asia and the Pacific is a peer-reviewed journal that is published once a year by the Transport Division of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

For many decades, cities in the Asia Pacific region have followed unsustainable patterns of transport development: worsening congestion and traffic safety, deteriorating air quality, high consumption of fossil fuels, and rising greenhouse gas emissions.

This study explores the benefits that can accrue if cities prioritise active mobility and public transport. It quantifies the benefits of walking, cycling, and public transport in the Africa region, comparing alternate investment scenarios for the 188 largest African cities.

This report provides a high-level assessment and concrete policy recommendations to close the most relevant gaps on gender and mobility policy and actions in the context of South Africa.

Addressing the climate crisis will require rapid, sustained transformation in every country and every sector of industrial activity.

This second edition of Mobility Performance at a Glance: Country Dashboards 2022 compiles the profiles of transportation and mobility systems of 183 countries, using the latest data available for 60 transport indicators, and ranks these countries based on their system performances, using their Global Sustainable Mobility Index (GSMI) scores.

Although only three new electric buses were registered in India in 2015, that grew to 1,176 new electric buses registered in the year 2021 alone.

This paper uses subnational case studies to compare city and provincial electric mobility roadmaps and provides preliminary recommendations for Vietnamese cities based on case study observations.

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Housing and Urban Affairs flagged the need for a single and comprehensive legislation for all the Metro rail networks in the country as opposed to the existing three Central Acts, and also raised the concerns about the low ridership in all Metros apart from Delhi and Mumbai.

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