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Urban transport in Asia

an operational agenda for the 1990s

by Peter Midgley

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Urban transportation -- Asia.,
    • Urban transportation policy -- Asia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 77-78).

      StatementPeter Midgley.
      SeriesWorld Bank technical paper,, no. 224., Asia Technical Department series, World Bank technical paper ;, no. 224., World Bank technical paper.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE311.A78 M53 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 98 p. :
      Number of Pages98
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1412020M
      ISBN 100821326244
      LC Control Number93020905

      The private cars in had multiplied to 3, by New opportunities that are expected to Urban transport in Asia book growth to the urban transport systems market include the increasing demand from metropolitan cities across the world. The successes and failures of these plans and projects have thus taken on a significance that go beyond Hong Kong's territorial boundaries. The concept is based on the use of what look like heavy-duty above ground electrical wires, but instead of carrying power, these high-tension wires become the support for carriages. By doing so, the research report serves as a repository of analysis and information for every facet of the market, including but not limited to: Regional markets, technology, types, and applications. Traffic congestion owing to ever-growing population and scarcity of land is the driving factor for the urban transport systems market.

      HDB has flexibility and autonomy in planning amenities around public housing, such as public transportation, office, retail and recreational facilities. Apart from the Kolkata metro which forms its own zone of Indian Railwaysthese rapid transit metro lines are not operated by Indian Railways but by separate local authorities. Following is the structure and rough sketch of the contents of this book: Part I, "The First Step: An Overview" deals with Asian characteristics from natural, cultural, and economic viewpoints, and then describes how we should grasp the concept of urban sustainability in urban transport in Asia. And it shows the significance of public housing and the role of HDB in planning.

      It does so via in-depth qualitative insights, historical data, and verifiable projections about market size. Either way, the idea is not about to fade from our collective imagination and several maglev of the future concepts have been floated. Power from the road. Furthermore, the traditional approach of resolving traffic congestion issue by increasing capacity of the road network is not suitable anymore, owing to new commercial and residential developments established roadsides.


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