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Non-motorized vehicles in Asian cities

by Michael A. Replogle

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

    Places:
  • Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Bicycle commuting -- Asia.,
    • Human powered vehicles -- Asia.,
    • Carriages and carts -- Asia.,
    • Urban transportation -- Asia.,
    • Choice of transportation.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementMichael Replogle.
      SeriesWorld Bank technical paper,, no. 162., Asia technical department series, World Bank technical paper.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE5739.A78 R47 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 59 p. :
      Number of Pages59
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1556080M
      ISBN 100821319639
      LC Control Number91036483

      CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): A sustainable transport system must meet the mobility and accessibility needs of people by providing safe and environmentally friendly modes of transportation. This is a complex and difficult task in the mega-cities of developing countries because the needs of people belonging to various income groups are not only. The illustrated book published by ADB and GIZ highlights the transport challenges in Asian cities, including the growing trend towards We provide access to policy tools, good practices, approaches and technical assistance on sustainable urban mobility from around the world and show you how you can make the best use of them – for your city.

        Although Japan produced an impressive million passenger cars in , China swarmed the passenger car production sector across the Asia Pacific region, producing a .   BANGKOK (REUTERS) - Asian cities are switching to electric vehicles in a bid to tackle worsening air quality, cut climate changing emissions, and .

        Asian cities are switching to electric vehicles in a bid to tackle worsening air quality, cut climate changing emissions, and expand their public transport networks, climate experts said on Friday. Transport is the fastest-growing source of climate-warming greenhouse gases, with the vast majority of. Asian cities are switching to electric vehicles in a bid to tackle worsening air quality, cut climate changing emissions, and expand their public transport networks, climate experts said on Friday. Transport is the fastest-growing source of climate-warming greenhouse gases, with the vast majority of projected increases expected to come from.


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Non-motorized vehicles in Asian cities by Michael A. Replogle Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Replogle, Michael A. Non-motorized vehicles in Asian cities. Washington, D.C.: World Bank, © (OCoLC) This paper provides an overview of the current use of non-motorized vehicles (NMVs) in Asian cities, environmental and economic aspects of NMVs in Asian cities, the characteristics of NMVs and facilities that serve them, and policies that influence their use.

Non-motorized vehicles in Asian cities (English) Abstract. This paper provides an overview of Non-motorized vehicles in Asian cities book current use of non-motorized vehicles (NMVs) in Asian cities, environmental and economic aspects of NMVs in Asian cities, the characteristics of NMVs and facilities that serve them, and policies that influence their Cited by: Nonmotorized vehicles in ten Asian cities: trends, issues, and policies (English) Abstract.

One of the most important demographic and social changes in Asia is rapid urbanization. High productivity and rising incomes in urban areas have resulted in pressing demands for motorized forms of mobility; in several Asian countries motorized vehicle Cited by: 1. Although the numbers of automobiles and motorcycles are increasing in Asian cities, nonmotorized vehicles (NMVs) such as bicycles and cycle-rickshaws still play a significant role.

Some cities have experienced substantial growth in NMVs over the past several decades as a result of pervasive rural poverty and subsequent migration to urban areas. N onmotorized Vehicles in Asian Cities: Issues and Policies CHIAKI KURANAMI, BRUCE P.

WINSTON, AND PAUL A. GUITINK Although the numbers of automobiles and motorcycles are increasing in Asian cities, nonmotorized vehicles (NMVs) such as bicycles and cycle-rickshaws still play a significant role.

Some cities have experi­. The World Bank () Non-motorized vehicles in ten Asian cities- trends, issues and policies, report TWU World Bank, Washington, DC Google Scholar Tiwari G () Towards a sustainable urban transport system: planning for non-motorized vehicles in cities, transportation research and injury prevention programme.

By comparison, there is only 77 Motorization and non-motorized transport in Asia: W Hook and M Replogle one private car for every 10 people, or one in if company cars are included.2~ In major cities bicycle congestion and chaotic bicycle parking have become something of.

By knowing this, one can design facilities and policies for the use of non-motorized vehicles. This paper aims to present information about the modal share of non-motorized trips, importance of these trips in present scenario, factors affecting non-motorized vehicles, and policies and design needs which can help in increasing the modal share of.

‘Non-Motorized Vehicles’ (NMVs) is refereed to different types of pedal powered vehicles used in the Indian subcontinent. These include different shapes and sizes of bicycles and tricycles. Tricycles are used to carry goods and passengers; these are commonly called as cycle rickshaws.

Non-motorized vehicles - bicycles, three-wheelers, and carts - play a vital role in urban transport in much of Asia. NMVs account for a larger share of vehicular trips in many Asian cities than. Non-motorized vehicles in Asian cities.

Gegevens. Volledige titel Non-motorized vehicles in Asian cities Auteur Michael A. Replogle Categorie Boeken over de geschiedenis van ligfietsen en de hpv-beweging Uitgever World Bank Plaats Washington D.C Bladzijden Onbekend Druk Onbekend Jaar ISBN Verkrijgbaarheid. Rahman and Nakamura [10], introduced a method for estimating passenger car equivalents(PCE) for non-motorized vehicle based on speed reduction of passenger cars in the mixed flow due to the.

Asian cities are switching to electric vehicles in a bid to tackle worsening air quality, cut climate changing emissions, and expand their public transport networks, climate experts said on Friday. Most African cities can still choose to follow an urban development pathway that does not rely solely on the mobility provided by private cars, a pathway that European, American, and Asian cities have already followed, with the negative social and environmental consequences that are well-known.

The title of the book is a bit misleading. to 5% in African cities; the average non-motorized trip distance is km in Latin American cities and km in Southeast Asian cities [11].

Where contexts are quite dissimilar (e.g., north to south), caution is suggested both in terms of the appropriateness and effectiveness of standard policy solutions being exported from one place to. House Billor the Sustainable Transportation Act ofseeks to promote efficient and environmentally-friendly modes of transportation and the use of non-motorized vehicles.

As vehicle sales are expected to rise across the region, concerns over the environment have been raised. Since most vehicles in the region run on gasoline or diesel, they contribute significantly to the worsening air pollution in Southeast Asian cities.

For example, increasing car ownership in Jakarta has worsened air quality there. Walking and bicycling had culturally been an integral mode of trip making in India. According to Riplogle (), non-motorized modes in India accounted for 10 to 30 percent of all person trips and 30 to 50 percent of traffic on primary urban reasons for this dependence were attributed to the less developed economy and inexpensive lifestyle which the people had at that time.

vehicles, and has made public transit and non-motorized transport even more inconvenient and unsafe (Badami et al., ). National governments are eager to encourage motorization to create jobs and drive economic growth. The Chinese auto industry, now the third largest in the world, has been dubbed one of the pillars of economic development.

Association of Public Transport (UITP) inthe average speed of vehicles on Bangkok streets was 15 km/h, while that in Manila, Jakarta and Singapore was 18 km/h, 19 km/h and 20 km/h respectively (BOQUET Yves, ). There are various policies and initiatives underway to improve urban mobility in Asian cities.

This statistic shows Asian car brands by vehicles sold in the U.S. in July In the U.S., Honda sold just overvehicles under its namesake brand in July Asian cities are switching to electric vehicles in a bid to tackle worsening air quality, cut climate changing emissions, and expand their public transport networks, climate experts said yesterday.

Transport is the fastest-growing source of climate-warming greenhouse gases, with the vast majority of projected increases expected to come from.