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


Guidance, training/capacity building

Note: See also sections 7& 8 for quantitative assessment tools/models.

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    Action plans for reducing vehicle emissions. Technical assistance for reducing vehicle emissions. Manila, Asian Development Bank.
    http://www.adb.org/Vehicle-Emissions/reta5937.asp#1
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    Guidelines for community noise. Berglund B, Lindwell T, Schwela DH, eds.Geneva, World Health Organization, 1999.
    http://whqlibdoc.who.int/hq/1999/a68672.pdf
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    Bus rapid transit, volume 2: implementation guidelines. Washington, DC, Transportation Research Board, 2003 (Transit Cooperative Research Program Report No. 90).
    http://gulliver.trb.org/publications/tcrp/tcrp_rpt_90v2.pdf
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    Calculation of road traffic noise: technical guide. Middlesex, United Kingdom, National Physical Laboratory (accessed online June 2005).
    http://www.npl.co.uk/acoustics/techguides/crtn/
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    Developing Diesel Pollution Reduction Strategies for Cities. Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities.
    http://www.unep.org/pcfv/RegAct/Asia-Pacific/CAI-DieselPollReduc.pdf
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    Go for Green. A National, non-profit Canadian-based organization that provides models and guidance for community action on healthy travel and physical activities that protect, enhance or restore the environment.
    http://www.goforgreen.ca/at/eng/sitemap/index.aro
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    Guidelines for city twinning. Produced for the SAVE II cycling project: In Tandem (promotion of energy-efficient personal transport in a network of European cities). Copenhagen, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, 2001.
    http://www.euro.who.int/document/e74547.pdf
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    Integration of environment into transport policy – from strategies to good practice. Luxembourg, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2003.
    http://europa.eu.int/comm/environment/gpc/pdf/transp_policy_en.pdf.
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    Interface for Cycling Expertise/interactive training programs. I-ce is an expertise centre with the aim to support capacity building for planning and design of cycling facilities in an urban policy context. Utrecht, the Netherlands (accessed online July 2005).
    http://www.i-ce.info/frameset.htm
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    Integrated Air Quality Management. Regional Air Quality Management for SASEC Countries (RETA 6159). Derek Langgons, SASEC, Third Environment Meeting, Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities, Asian Development Bank, 2004.
    http://www.adb.org/Documents/Events/2004/SASEC/3rd-environment-mtg/langgons2.pdf
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    Modeling. Contains various tool for air quality modeling. Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities, sponsored by the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank (accessed online July 2005).
    http://www.cleanairnet.org/caiasia/1412/propertyvalue-13841.html
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    Chow JC, Watson JG. Monitoring and assessing particulate matter. In: Urbanization, energy, and air pollution in China, the challenges ahead. Proceedings of a symposium (2004), development, security, and cooperation policy and global affairs. National Research Council of the National Academies, National Academy of Engineering of the National Academies, Chinese Academy of Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, the National Academies Press, Washington, D.C., 2006.
    http://darwin.nap.edu/books/0309093236/html/125.html
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    Online transport demand management encyclopaedia. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Victoria Transport Policy Institute, 2005.
    http://www.vtpi.org/tdm/index.php
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    Ostro B. Outdoor air pollution: assessing the environmental burden of disease at national and local levels. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2004 (Environmental Burden of Disease Series, No. 5).
    http://www.who.int/quantifying_ehimpacts/publications/ebd5/en/
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    The PEP Clearing House – Transport, health and the environment: the Pan-European Programme. Tools and guidance in scientific and policy assessment and good practice in the pan-European region. Transport, Health and Environment Pan-European Programme (THE PEP), sponsored by the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva.
    http://www.thepep.org/CHWebSite/
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    Resource kit on sustainable consumption and production: mobility. United Nations Environment Programme, Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE), Paris. (
    http://www.uneptie.org/pc/sustain/reports/SCP_Resource_Kit/PDF_FINAL_uk/mobility.pdf
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    Road lighting in developing countries, a manual. Rugby, United Kingdom, Institution of Lighting Engineers/UK Department for International Development.
    http://www.transport-links.org/transport_links/filearea/publications/1_720_Microsoft%20Word%20-%20Road%20Lighting1.pdf
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    Road safety guidelines for the Asia and Pacific Region. Manila, Asian Development Bank, 2003.
    http://www.adb.org/Documents/Books/Road-Safety-Guidelines/default.asp#contents
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    Strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from road transport: analytical methods. Paris, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2002.
    http://www.ocs.polito.it/mobilitatrasporti/html/traguardi/biblioteca/ReduceGreenhouseGas.pdf
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    Sustainable Urban Transport Project (SUTP) . E-training courses and briefings on aspects of sustainable transport. Bangkok, German Technical Corporation (GTZ).
    http://www.sutp.org/index.php?option=com_remository&Itemid=38&lang=en
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    The role of transport in urban development policy. Sustainable transport: a sourcebook for policy-makers in developing cities. Bonn, German Technical Corporation (GTZ), 2002 (Module 1a).
    http://sutp.org/newweb/sourcebookhome.htm
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    The rural transport policy toolkit. London, Department for International Development, 2004.
    http://www.transport-links.org/rtpt/Toolkit.htm
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    Tiwari G. Towards a sustainable urban transport system: planning for non-motorized vehicles in cities. Transport and Communications Bulletin for Asia and the Pacific, 1999, 68:49–66.
    http://www.iitd.ernet.in/tripp/publications/paper/planning/planning%20for%20nmv%20unescap.pdf
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    Transport planning and traffic management for better air quality: policy guidelines for reducing vehicle emissions in Asia. Manila, Asian Development Bank, 2003.
    http://www.adb.org/documents/guidelines/Vehicle_Emissions/transport_planning.asp
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    Transport Resource Centre. An advice and information centre for transport planners and researchers working towards poverty reduction in the developing world. London, Department for International Development (accessed online July 2005).
    http://www.transport-links.org/rcs/index.html
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    Transport Studies Group. University programme offering various training courses on transport studies. London, University of Westminster (accessed online July 2005).
    http://www.wmin.ac.uk/transport/
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    Vehicle emissions reduction. Policy guidelines, action plans and studies. A project of the Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities. See also RETA 5937: Action plans for reducing vehicle emissions for technical assistance. Manila, Asian Development Bank.
    http://www.adb.org/Vehicle-Emissions/default.asp
    http://www.adb.org/Vehicle-Emissions/reta5937.asp
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    Vulnerable road users in the Asia and Pacific Region. Case studies and solutions addressing safety for pedestrians, cyclists and other vulnerable groups. Manila, Asian Development Bank.
    http://www.adb.org/Documents/Books/Road-Safety-Guidelines/vulnerable-road-users.pdf
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