Type
General Knowledge
Author
Toshiyuki Yokota and David S. Sobel
Organization
Asian Development Bank (Philippines)
Published in
2008
Submitted by
Peter Midgley
Related theme(s)
Environment & Climate Change, Urban Mobility
Region
Asia (AS)
Country
China

The Urgent Need for "Smart Urban Transport" to Combat Climate Change in the People's Republic of China

The Asian Development Bank recently supported technical assistance on resource optimization in the road sector in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) where a methodology on measuring CO2 emissions for road projects and a handbook on awareness of climate change and eco-transport were developed. A key conclusion is the urgent need for "smart urban transport".