Urban Transport Trends and Policies in China and India: Impacts of Rapid Economic Growth

  title={Urban Transport Trends and Policies in China and India: Impacts of Rapid Economic Growth},
  author={J. Pucher and Z. Peng and N. Mittal and Y. Zhu and Nisha Korattyswaroopam},
  journal={Transport Reviews},
  pages={379 - 410}
  • J. Pucher, Z. Peng, +2 authors Nisha Korattyswaroopam
  • Published 2007
  • Economics
  • Transport Reviews
  • Abstract This paper provides a comparative overview of urban transport in the world’s two most populous countries: China and India. Cities in both countries are suffering from severe and worsening transport problems: air pollution, noise, traffic injuries and fatalities, congestion, parking shortages, energy use, and a lack of mobility for the poor. The urban transport crisis in China and India results from continuing population growth, urbanization, suburban sprawl, rising incomes, and… CONTINUE READING
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