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Towards Zero - Ambitious Road Safety Targets and the Safe System

This is a summary of the report Towards Zero: Ambitious Road Safety Targets and the Safe System Approach. The report is the result of a three-year co-operative effort by an international group of safety experts representing 21 countries as well as the World Bank, the World Health Organisation and th  Read More ...

Type: General Knowledge, Author: OECD, Organization: GRSP, Published in 2008
Related theme(s): Road Safety

Urban Transport Policy as if People and the Environment Mattered: Pedestrian Accessibility the First Step

The rapid growth in motor vehicle ownership and activity in India is causing a wide range of serious health, environmental, socio-economic, and resource use impacts, even as it provides mobility to millions, and contributes to employment and the economy. The loss of accessibility for pedestrians is   Read More ...

Type: Position Papers, Author: Madhav G Badami, Organization: McGill University, Published in 2009
Related theme(s): Urban Mobility

Accessibility and Social Inclusion in India

Presentation on accessibility issues in India by Lalita Sen, Professor at Texas Southern University, USA, at the CODATU XII conference in Lyon, France, in 2006 (56 slides)  Read More ...

Type: Presentation, Author: Lalita Sen, Organization: Texas Southern University, Published in 2006
Related theme(s): Urban Mobility

Making the Connections: Final Report on Transport and Social Exclusion

This report examines the links between social exclusion, transport and the location of services. It is particularly focused on access to those opportunities that have the most impact on life-chances, such as work, learning and healthcare. Recent years have seen a growing recognition that transpor  Read More ...

Type: Position Papers, Author: Social Exclusion Unit, Organization: Social Exclusion Unit, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, Published in 2003
Related theme(s): Urban Mobility

Enhancing the mobility of disabled people

Overseas Road Note 21 entitled Enhancing the mobility of disabled people: Guidelines for practitioners is aimed at improving access to transport and hence reducing mobility barriers of disabled people in developing and transition countries. Although basic problems faced by disabled travellers are si  Read More ...

Type: General Knowledge, Author: Christo Venter, Joanne Sentinella, Tom Rickert, David Maunder and Anand Venkatesh, Organization: TRL, Published in 2004
Related theme(s): Urban Mobility

Urban Mobility Topic Information Sheet: Accessibility

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Type: Overviews and Activity Reports, Author: Peter Midgley, Organization: gTKP, Published in 2010
Related theme(s): Urban Mobility

Brazil Accessible: The Brazilian Urban Accessibility Program of the Ministry of Cities

This document presents the actions and instruments forecasted in the "Brazil Accessible" Program launched by Ministry of Cities with the purpose of stimulating and supporting city and state governments to develop actions that ensure accessibility for people facing disabilities and mobilit  Read More ...

Type: Overviews and Activity Reports, Author: Renato Boareto, Organization: Ministry of Cities (Brazil), Published in 2006
Related theme(s): Urban Mobility

Towards a new culture for urban mobility: Green Paper and Action Plan (EU)

Urban mobility is recognised as an important facilitator of growth and employment with a strong impact on sustainable development in the EU. The Commission therefore has decided to present a Green Paper in 2007 on urban mobility in order to explore if and how it can add value to action already taken  Read More ...

Type: Policy and Regulations, Author: European Commission, Organization: gTKP, Published in 2007-09
Related theme(s): Urban Mobility

National Urban Transport Policy (India)

The objective of the National Urban Transport Policy (NUTP) for India is to ensure safe, affordable, quick, comfortable, reliable and sustainable access for the growing number of city residents to jobs, education and recreation. The salient features of this policy include incorporating urban transpo  Read More ...

Type: Policy and Regulations, Author: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, Organization: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, Published in 2006
Related theme(s): Urban Mobility

Cities on the Move (World Bank)

This World Bank urban transport policy paper links the urban development and transport sector strategies with a strong poverty focus. Its objectives are (a) to develop a better understanding of urban transport problems in developing and transitional economies, (b) to articulate an urban transport st  Read More ...

Type: General Knowledge, Author: World Bank, Organization: gTKP, Published in 2002
Related theme(s): Urban Mobility