Transport in a low carbon economy: Summary sheet

This document contains summary sheet on transport in a low carbon economy. Implementing climate change mitigation measures in the transport sector will contribute to the economic and social progress of developing nations by creating new jobs, healthier environments and enhanced mobility, and will reduce the vulnerability of poorer people to anthropogenic climate change impacts.

The report presents the case study of Jakarta, Indonesia, over 500 dated three-wheelers of 14,000 targeted in the city have been replaced by new compressed natural gas (CNG) three-wheelers.

Since the 14th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Singapore (2007), measures to reduce the impact of transport on global climate change in the ASEAN have been implemented and these have generated economic, social and environmental co-benefits12.

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