Directory of resources on transport, health and environment in developing countries


Case studies: good practice strategies

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    Anastasiadis S. Taking the bull by the horns: urban transport in Europe. Seminar report. Brussels, European Federation for Transport and Environment, 2002 (T&E 02/02).
    http://www.ocs.polito.it/mobilitatrasporti/html/risposte/
    biblioteca/T&EUrbanTransport.pdf
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    Bus systems for the future: achieving sustainable transport worldwide. Paris, International Energy Agency and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2002.
    http://www.iea.org/textbase/nppdf/free/2000/
    bussystems2002.pdf
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    Barta F. Barcelona – sociological marketing of Barcelona Metropolitan Transportation. European Local Transport Information Service (ELDIS), sponsored by the European Union. (accessed online July 2005).
    http://www.eltis.org/en/indexcse.htm
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    Bose RK. Transportation, energy use and emissions in Indian cities: issues and strategies. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Policy Integration towards Sustainable Energy Use for Asian Cities: Integrating Local Air Pollution and GHG Emissions Concerns, Hayama, Japan, 2004.
    http://www.iges.or.jp/kitakyushu/megacity_workshop/bose.pdf
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    Buis J. Marikina city bikeways: final report. Utrecht, the Netherlands, I-ce, Interface for Cycling Expertise, 2001.
    http://www.i-ce.info/download/publications/Summary_Marikina_City_Bikeways.pdf
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    Bulan CA. Biodiesel as an alternative fuel leading to a cleaner environment. Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities, 2003.
    http://www.cleanairnet.org/baq2003/1496/articles-58089_resource_1.doc
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    Bus rapid transit, volume 1: case studies in bus rapid transit. Washington, DC, Transportation Research Board, 2003 (Transit Cooperative Research Program Report No. 90).
    http://gulliver.trb.org/publications/tcrp/tcrp_rpt_90v1.pdf
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    Chandrasiri S. Controlling automotive air pollution: the case of Colombo City. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, International Development and Research Centre, Economy and Environment Programme for South-East Asia, 2003.
    http://www.eepsea.org/uploads/user-S/10536134820ACF1B6.pdf
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    Dhakal S. Role of government, private sector and civic society in promoting battery operated electric three-wheelers in Kathmandu, Nepal. Kitakyushu, Nepal, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities, 2005.
    http://www.cleanairnet.org/caiasia/1412/articles-58990_resource_1.pdf
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    Diaz OE, Britton E. Car free in Bogotà and follow-up program, February 24, 2000 and beyond. May 2000.
    http://stratus.city.toronto.on.ca/inter/mte/mte.nsf/
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    Ginsberg G et al. Mortality reductions as a result of changing to alternative powered vehicles in Tel Aviv-Jafo. Journal of World Transport Policy & Practice, 1998, 4(4):4–10.
    http://www.eco-logica.co.uk/WTPPdownloads.html
    http://www.eco-logica.co.uk/wtpp04.4.pdf
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    Integrated action plan to reduce vehicle emissions in Viet Nam. Manila, Asian Development Bank, 2002.
    http://www.adb.org/documents/others/Reduce_Vehicle_Emissions_VIE/Reduce_Vehicle_Emissions.pdf
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    Morrison DS, Petticrew M, Thomson H. What are the most effective ways of improving population health through transport interventions? Evidence from systematic reviews. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 2003, 57:327–333.
    http://jech.bmjjournals.com/cgi/reprint/57/5/327
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    Moving the Economy (MTE) On- Line. Searchable inventory of economic success stories in sustainable transportation, worldwide, built up the 150 international case studies gathered at the 1998 Moving the Economy Conference. Profiles actual examples where sustainable transportation ventures have boosted business, created jobs, saved money, or revitalized local economies, Toronto, Canada.
    http://stratus.city.toronto.on.ca/inter/mte/mte.nsf/
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    Oja P, Vuori I. Promotion of transport walking and cycling in Europe: strategy directions. Sponsored by the European Network for the Promotion of Health-Enhancing Physical Activity (HEPA). Finland, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, 1999.
    http://bli.fysisktaktiv.nu/dnload/strategy.pdf
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    Orienting urban planning to sustainability in Curitiba, Brazil. Toronto, Ontario, International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (accessed online July 2005).
    http://www3.iclei.org/localstrategies/summary/curitiba2.html
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    Ostro B. Estimating the health impact of air pollution: methodology and an application to Jakarta. Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities (accessed online July 2005).
    http://www.cleanairnet.org/caiasia/1412/articles-58255_resource_5.pdf
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    Partnership to improve access and quality of public transport – case study of Colombo, Sri Lanka. United Kingdom, Department for International Development and Institute of Development Engineering (WEDC), Loughborough University, 2002 (Sri Lanka Country Report).
    http://www.ucl.ac.uk/dpu-projects/drivers_urb_change/urb_infrastructure/pdf_transport/Sevanatha_transport.pdf
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    Picco A. The OCTOPUS system: contactless smart cards – Hong Kong. European Local Transport Information Service (ELDIS), sponsored by the European Union (accessed online July 2005).
    http://www.eltis.org/en/indexcse.htm
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    Reduction of emissions from 2–3 wheelers. Documents from the Asian Development Bank Regional Workshop, Hanoi, September, 2001.
    http://www.adb.org/Documents/Events/2001/RETA5937/Hanoi/downloads.asp
    http://www.adb.org/Documents/Events/2001/RETA5937/Hanoi/default.asp
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    Replogle M. Non-motorized vehicles in Asia: lessons for sustainable transport planning and policy. New York, Environmental Defence Fund, 1991.
    http://www.environmentaldefense.org/documents/2293_NonmotorizedVehiclesAsia.pdf
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    Servaas M. The significance of non-motorized transport for developing countries: strategies for policy development. The Netherlands, I-ce, Interface for Cycling Expertise, 2000 (commissioned by the World Bank).
    http://www.i-ce.info/download/publications/sign_non_mot_transport.pdf
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    Summary environmental impact assessment Xi’an urban transport project in the People’s Republic of China. Manila, Asian Development Bank, May, 2003.
    http://www.adb.org/Documents/Environment/prc/xian_urban.pdf
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    Sustainable transport E-update. Online magazine of the Institute of Transportation and Development Policy. Each issue has several short articles about good practice and case studies in sustainable transport (accessed online July 2005).
    http://www.itdp.org/STe/
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    The mobility plan of Tres Cantos industrial area, Tres Cantos, Madrid, Spain. European Commission Penelope Project Good Practice Data Base (accessed online July 2005).
    http://www.energie-cites.org/db/tres_cantos_569_en.pdf
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    The walking and cycling strategy of Waitakere, New Zealand (accessed online July 2005).
    http://www.waitakere.govt.nz/AbtCnl/pp/pdf/walkandcyclestrat.pdf
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    Tiwari G. Bus priority lanes for Delhi. In: Urban transport for growing cities: high capacity bus systems. New Delhi, Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme, Indian Institute of Technology, 2002:200–222.
    http://www.iitd.ac.in/tripp/publications/paper/planning/bwkshop_gt.PDF
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    Tiwari G. Transport and land-use policies in Delhi. Bulletin of the World Health Organization: the International Journal of Public Health, 2003, 81(6):444–450.
    http://whqlibdoc.who.int/bulletin/2003/Vol81-No6/bulletin_2003_81(6)_444-450.pdf
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