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India transport report moving India to 2032 by National Transport Development Policy Committee Publication: New Delhi Routledge 2014 . xviii,309p. , CONTENT PREFACE ix NTDPC’s APPROACH TO TRANSPORT POLICY 1 What is Different in This Report? The Growth Challenge The Governance and Institutional Challenge The Energy andTechnology Challenge Summary TRENDS IN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF TRANSPORT 26 Transport Demand and Projections Transport Development in India Key Issues MACROECONOMIC GROWTH BACKDROP: TRANSPORT INVESTMENT REQUIREMENTS 72 2012-32 Projecting Economic Growth: 2012-32 Mobilising Domestic Savings Mobilising External Savings Investment in Infrastructure and Transport Required for Economic Growth Summary INTEGRATED TRANSPORT: STRATEGY AND LOGISTICS 134 Three Approaches to Transport Strategy The Theory of the Integrated Approach Intermodal Transport Systems Integrated Transport Planning in Practice: An Indian Perspective Logistics and Integrated Transport The International Logistics Landscape Gaps in the Indian Logistics Sector The future of Indian Logistics The Road(land Rail) to Integrated Intermodal transport Human Resources and Skill Development Recommendations INSTITUTIONS FOR TRANSPORT SYSTEM GOVERNANCE 178 Defining Transport System Governance Transport System Governance in India: 2012 India's Transport Governance: 2023 India's Transport Governance—First Steps: 2013 Conclusion REGULATORY ISSUES: AN OVERALL APPROACH 224 Beyond Ownership: Regulation as a Policy Tool to Shape Infrastructure Outcomes Why Regulate? Building the Regulatory Context for Transport in India: Cross-Cutting Themes Building the Regulatory Context for Transport in India: Sectoral Discussion Summary of Key Recommendations ANNEXES TO PREFACE 276 Holdings: CEPT Library (388.40954 NTDPC) .
Planning and design for sustainable urban mobility by United Nations Human Settlements Programme Publication: New York Routledge press 2013 . xxv,317p. , CONTENTS foreword 'introduction Acknowledgements list of Figures, Boxes and Tables list of Acronyms and Abbreviations 1 The Urban Mobility Challenge Accessibility is at the Core of Urban Mobility The Transport Bias of Mobility Some of the Forces Promoting the Transport Bias Trends and Conditions in Transport-Oriented Mobility Systems Varying but declining dominance of public transport Informality Non-motorized transport Traffic congestion Sustainability Challenges of Urban Mobility Integration of land-use and transport planning Social dimensions Environmental dimensions Economic dimensions Institutional and governance dimensions Concluding Remarks and Structure of the Report Notes 2 The State of Urban Passenger Transport Non-Motorized Transport Developing countries Developed countries Infrastructure for non-motorized transport Impacts of non-motorized transport Formal Public Transport Developing countries Developed countries Infrastructure for public transport Impacts of formal public transport Informal Transport Developing countries Developed countries Impacts of informal transport Private Motorized Transport Developed countries Developing countries Infrastructure for private motorized transport Impacts of private motorized transport Intermodality in Urban Transport Concluding Remarks and Lessons for Policy Notes 3 Metro, Light Rail and BRT Main Characteristics of Metro, Light Rail and BRT Systems Metro Light rail Bus rapid transit Main physical characteristics, outputs and requirements Examples of National Policies toward High-Capacity Public Transport in Developing Countries China India Brazil Mexico Kenya Morocco Nigeria South Africa Metro Systems Around the World: Trends and Conditions Light Rail Systems Around the World: Trends and Conditions BRT Systems Around the World: Trends and Conditions Main Challenges Facing High-Capacity Public Transport Systems Integration within the public transport system Integration with other elements of the transport system Integration with the built environment Quality of service Finance Financial risks in public transport project development Funding sources Public transport subsidies Institutions Concluding Remarks and Lessons for Policy Notes 4 Urban Goods Transport Urban Goods Transport: Key Components and Actors Components of urban goods transport Actors and stakeholders in urban goods transport Trends and Conditions of Urban Goods Transport Developed countries Developing countries Goods Transport in an Urban Context Terminal facilities Distribution facilities Logistics sprawl Challenges of Urban Goods Transport Environmental challenges Economic Challenges Social and institutional challenges Existing Policy Responses Rationalization of deliveries Freight facilities Modal adaptation Concluding Remarks and Lessons for Policy 73 Notes 73 Mobility and Urban Form 75 decentralization, Car Dependence and Travel 77 The dispersal metropolis 77 Global urban density patterns and trends ; Urban transport as a factor increasing urban sprawl 78 Urban density and travel 79 Other attributes of urban form influencing travel 80 Urban form and travel . 82 Urban Densities and Public Transport Thresholds 84 Planning the Accessible City 87 Built Environments and Travel at the Neighbourhood Scale 90 Traditional neighbourhoods and the new urbanism 92 Transit-oriented development (TOD) 93 Traffic-calmed and car-restricted neighbourhoods 94 Corridor Contexts 95 Mobility and development trade-offs 95 Public transport-oriented corridors 96 Regional Context n 99 Connectivity and large urban configurations 99 City cluster variances and transport responses 99 Impacts of Transportation Investments on Urban Form 102 Impacts of public transport investments 102 Public transport and land price appreciation 103 Bus-based public transport and urban-form adjustments 104 Impacts of motorways 104 Concluding Remarks and Lessons for Policy 105 Notes 106 Equitable Access to Urban Mobility 107 Affordable Urban Mobility 108 Challenges and impacts of urban poverty 108 Policy responses and innovative practices 111 Supporting non-motorized transport 111 Improving affordability and quality of service of public transport 112 Improving affordability through urban form and land use 114 Vulnerable and Disadvantaged Groups and Urban Mobility 115 Global conditions, trends and challenges 115 Policy responses and innovative practices 118 Gender-sensitive design, infrastructure and services 119 Increasing pedestrian accessibility and safety 120 'Universal design' or 'access for all' 120 Safety and Security in Urban Mobility Systems 121 Global conditions, trends and challenges 121 Road traffic accidents 121 Transportation security: Risks and fears related to the use of public transport 122 Policy responses and innovative practices 123 Reducing road traffic accidents 123 Improving the safety and security of vulnerable groups 125 Concluding Remarks and Lessons for Policy 126 Notes 127 Urban Mobility and the Environment 129 Environmental Challenges in Urban Mobility Systems 129 Motorization and oil dependence 130 Mobility and climate change 132 Dependence on motorized forms of transport and urban sprawl 134 Human health concerns 135 Air pollution 135 Noise pollution 136 Human health and physical activity 136 Community severance, open spaces and mental health 136 Reducing the Number of Motorized Trips 136 Reducing Travel Distances in Cities 138 Changing the Modal Split 139 Technological Innovation and Vehicle Efficiency 141 Efficiency and age of the vehicle stock 141 Standards of fuels used and emissions from vehicles 142 Alternative fuels 144 Occupancy (load) factors 145 The Composite Solution 146 Funding Mechanisms for Environmentally Sustainable Urban Mobility Systems 148 Concluding Remarks and Lessons for Policy 149 Notes 150 8 The Economics and Financing of Urban Mobility 153 The Economic and Financial Challenges of Urban Mobility 154 The global dominance of private motorized transport 154 Economic characteristics by mode and context 155 Non-motorized transport 155 Public transport 155 Informal motorized transport , 157 Private motorized transport 157 Economic Value of the Transport Sector 158 From Economics of Mobility towards Economics of Access 159 What has time saving got to do with it? 159 Measuring the value of access 159 Urban mobility is both a private and a public good 160 Road pricing is necessary but normally not sufficient to improve urban accessibility 160 The private car versus public transport: Markets and modal choices 161 The Perennial Financial Problem: Costs Exceed Revenues 161 User charges are never sufficient to finance public transport 161 The high private cost of transport 162 Good quality urban transport: The system is the solution 162 Expanding the Financial Options for Public and Non-Motorized Transport 163 General revenue models 163 Other allocations of public funds 164 Value-capture models 166 Other public-private partnerships 168 Combination models 170 Concluding Remarks and Lessons for Policy 172 Notes 173 9 Institutions and Governance for Urban Mobility 175 Understanding Institutional and Governance Frameworks for Urban Mobility 175 Conditions and Trends 176 Developed countries 176 Countries with economies in transition 177 Developing countries 178 Africa - 178 Latin America and the Caribbean 178 Western Asia 170 South Asia 179 South-Eastern Asia 180 Eastern Asia 180 Challenges and Underlying Influences 181 Adaptation challenges 181 administrative and governance challenges 182 Mobility policy, plan-making, management and regulatory challenges 182 Resourcing and capacity-building challenges 183 Policy Responses and Innovative and 'Successful Practices 185 Integrated urban land-use and mobility planning 185 Privatization, decentralization and centralization 186 Addressing urban boundary complications 187 Mobility policy, plan-making and management 188 Mainstreaming environmental concerns , 189 Mainstreaming mobility needs of the socially and economically disadvantaged 189 Addressing freight movement needs 189 Public transport planning and service delivery 190 Multi-modal integration 191 Sustainable funding 192 Concluding Remarks and Lessons for Policy 193 Notes 194 10 Toward Sustainable Urban Mobility 197 Policies and Practices for Reframing Urban Mobility 198 Holistic and systemic thinking and action 198 Transport as a means, not an end 198 Accessibility as a priority rather than transport 199 Policy and Operational Entry Points 199 Enhancing the linkage between land use and transport 199 Revitalizing urban planning and transport engineering designs 200 Realigning transport infrastructure investment and development 200 Integrating urban transport facilities and service operations 201 Streamlining urban institutions and governance frameworks 202 Readjusting legal and regulatory instruments 203 Concluding Remarks 203 Notes 204 STATISTICAL ANNEX 205 Technical Notes 207 Explanation of Symbols 207 Country Groupings and Statistical Aggregates 207 World major groupings 207 Sub-regional aggregates 207 Africa 207 Asia 208 Europe 208 Latin America and the Caribbean 208 Northern America 208 Oceania 208 Nomenclature and Order of Presentation 208 Definition of Terms 208 Sources of Data 211 Notes 211 Data Tables 213 Regional Aggregates 213 A. 1 Total population size, rate of change and population density 213 A.2 Urban and rural population size and rate of change 214 A.3 Urbanization and urban slum dwellers 215 A.4 Number of urban households, rate of change and mean household size 216 A. 5 Urban agglomerations 217 Country-Level Data 220 B. 1 Total population size, rate of change and population density 220 B.2 Urban and rural population size and rate of change 224 B.3 Urbanization and urban slum dwellers 228 B.4 Number of urban households, rate of change and mean household size 232 B.5 Access to drinking water and sanitation 236 B.6 Poverty and inequality 240 B.7 Transport infrastructure 244 B.8 Road motor vehicles and fuel prices 248 B.9 Road traffic accidents 252 City-Level Data 256 C. 1 Urban agglomerations with 750,000 inhabitants or more: Population size and rate of change 256 C.2 Population of capital cities (2011) 266 C.3 Access to services in selected cities 270 References Index 307 Holdings: CEPT Library Book Cart (711.42 UNHSP) .
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