Sustainable Transport Saves Lives: Opportunities and Challenges for Urban India (Part 2)

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By Madhav Pai, Director, Center for Sustainable Transport in India. Urban Mobility India 2010 Conference & Exhibition. Dec 3-5, 2010. New Delhi, India.

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Sustainable Transport Saves Lives: Opportunities and Challenges for Urban India (Part 2)

  1. 1. Sustainable Transport Saves LivesChallenges and Opportunities for Urban India<br />
  2. 2. Sustainable Transport Saves LivesChallenges and Opportunities for Urban India<br />Madhav Pai<br />Director - India Program<br />EMBARQ, The WRI Center forSustainableTransport<br />Urban Mobility India<br />Delhi, December 3-5 2010<br />
  3. 3. Some examples of sustainable transport practices that save lives<br />Curitiba<br />Bogotá<br />New York City<br />
  4. 4. Highlights – New York<br />Comprehensive Plan NYC<br />Vision - to make New York the greatest, greenest city in the world.<br />200 miles (320 kms) of bicycle network<br />BRT Lite – Bus Ridership up by 30% & Bus Speeds up by 20%<br />Times Square – 360,000 passengers per day<br />
  5. 5. Curitiba is the “Poster Child” of Integrated Land Use and Low Cost Transit<br />Source: Prefeitura de Curitiba<br />
  6. 6. High Density, Mixed Use Along BRT Corridors<br />Curitiba, Brasil<br />Fuente: http://www.curitiba-parana.com/arquitetura-urbanismo.htm<br />
  7. 7. Results in the Highest Share of Active Transport (2007)<br />Private Vehicle<br />Public Transport<br />Walk and Bike<br />Source: Observatorio Movilidad Urbana CAF http://omu.caf.com/<br />
  8. 8. Very Low Emissions (2007)<br />Ton per million inhabitants per day (2007)<br />Source: Observatorio Movilidad Urbana CAF http://omu.caf.com/<br />
  9. 9. VeryLowFatalities (2007)<br />Fatalities per 100,000 people<br />Source: Observatorio Movilidad Urbana CAF http://omu.caf.com/<br />
  10. 10. Lowest Time in Transport (2007)<br />Hours per person per day<br />Source: Observatorio Movilidad Urbana CAF http://omu.caf.com/<br />
  11. 11. New Corridor“Linha Verde”<br />Linha Verde “Today”<br />Photo: CTS Brasil<br />Rodovia BR116 “Before”<br />Photo: URBS<br />Linha Verde “Future”<br />Image: URBS<br />
  12. 12. Bogotá: unprecedented change in the urban landscape and the people´s quality of life – great prestige for the mayors<br />Filename/RPS Number<br />
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  14. 14. Fatalities from Transport Accidents - 1996-2007<br />Source: Ministry of Transport, Annual Statistics<br />Reduction of 57% in 11 years<br />
  15. 15. Active Transport<br />CARRERA 15, BOGOTA<br />Fotos: IDU<br />ALAMEDA EL PORVENIR, BOGOTA<br />Fotos: FPPQQ<br />
  16. 16. TransMilenio, Bogotá<br />15<br />
  17. 17. Change in Fatalities in TransMilenio BRTS <br />Caracas Av. Corridor<br />Data source: TRANSMILENIO S.A., Analysis: EMBARQ<br />
  18. 18. Photo ITDP<br />Bogotá TransMilenio<br />Eje Ambiental Avenida Jiménez<br />
  19. 19. Key Messages<br />Challenge is large: urban and motor vehicle growth, strong barriers: financial, physical, institutional, cultural<br />Predict-and-provide approach is not sustainable<br />Avoind-shift-improve through active and public transport, demand management, integrated urban development<br />High impact, fast implementation, low cost, structural change<br />Excellent examples in developing and developed countries <br />Requires political leadership to change of paradigms: people first not the motor vehicles<br />
  20. 20. ThankYou !!<br />

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