Key Mobility Challenges in Indian Cities
AbstractThe existing modal share in Indian cities is in favor of Non-motorized transport (NMT) and public transport. However given the hostile conditions for public transport and increasing risk to pedestrians and cyclists, the use of personal motorized vehicle is increasing. This trend is accompanied with the rise in traffic crashes and deteriorating air quality in cities. Emission levels vary with travel behavior which is dependent on city size, structure and mode choice available.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by OECD Publishing in its series International Transport Forum Discussion Papers with number 2011/18.
Date of creation: May 2011
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