Review of developments in transport in Asia and the Pacific 2017

Review of developments in transport in Asia and the Pacific 2017: transport for sustainable development and regional connectivity

Paperback Published on: 30/05/2018
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Synopsis

ThIs review discusses the key contribution of transport to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific. It looks at emerging trends in transport in the region and presents initiatives that are making transport systems cleaner, safer, more efficient, and more affordable. It provides an update on the status of the Asian Highway and Trans-Asian Railway networks, seaports, airports as well as progress in the development of intermodal linkages such as dry ports. It describes regional strategies and mechanisms to facilitate regional transport operational connectivity. The Review reports on the initiatives of the cities of the region to stem the social and economic losses from increasing congestion and pollution. It acknowledges the increasing role of intelligent transport systems for urban and intercity mobility and recognizes the role of rural accessibility It also reports the region's greater interest and the need in further improving road safety.

  • Publisher: United Nations
  • ISBN: 9789211207668
  • Number of pages: 207

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