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Source Book - Transportation Overview

Source Book - Transportation Overview



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Introductory module
Sourcebook Overview, and Cross-cuttingIssues of Urban Transport
Sustainable Transport: A Sourcebook for Policy-makers in Developing CitiesDivision 44Environment and InfrastructureSector project: “Transport Policy Advice”
Deutsche Gesellschaft fürTechnische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH
Overview of the sourcebookSustainable Transport: A Sourcebookfor Policy-Makers in Developing Cities
What is the Sourcebook?
on Sustainable Urban Transportaddresses the key areas of a sustainable transportpolicy framework for a developing city. The
consists of 20 modules.
Who is it for?
is intended for policy-makersin developing cities, and their advisors. Thistarget audience is reected in the content, whichprovides policy tools appropriate for applicationin a range of developing cities.
How is it supposed to be used?
can be used in a number of  ways. It should be kept in one location, and thedifferent modules provided to ofcials involvedin urban transport. The
can be easily adapted to t a formal short course trainingevent, or can serve as a guide for developing acurriculum or other training program in the areaof urban transport; avenues GTZ is pursuing.
What are some of the key features?
The key features of the
include:A practical orientation, focusing on bestpractices in planning and regulation and, where possible, successful experience indeveloping cities.Contributors are leading experts in their elds.An attractive and easy-to-read, colour layout.Non-technical language (to the extentpossible), with technical terms explained.Updates via the Internet.
How do I get a copy?
Please visit
www.gtz.de/ transport
for details on how to order a copy. The
is not sold for prot. Any chargesimposed are only to cover the cost of printingand distribution.
Comments or feedback?
 We would welcome any of your comments orsuggestions, on any aspect of the
, by email to
, or by surface mail to:Manfred BreithauptGTZ, Division 44Postfach 518065726 EschbornGermany 
Modules and contributors
Sourcebook Overview; and Cross-cutting Issues of  Urban Transport 
Institutional and policy orientation
The Role of Transport in Urban Development Policy 
(Enrique Peñalosa)1b.
Urban Transport Institutions 
(Richard Meakin)1c.
Private Sector Participation in Transport Infra-structure Provision
(Christopher Zegras,MIT)1d.
Economic Instruments 
(Manfred Breithaupt,GTZ)1e.
Raising Public Awareness about Sustainable Urban Transport 
(Karl Fjellstrom, GTZ)
Land use planning and demand management
Land Use Planning and Urban Transport 
 (Rudolf Petersen, Wuppertal Institute)2b.
Mobility Management 
(Todd Litman, VTPI)
Transit, walking and cycling
 Mass Transit Options 
(Lloyd Wright, ITDP;Karl Fjellstrom, GTZ)3b.
Bus Rapid Transit 
(Lloyd Wright, ITDP)3c.
Bus Regulation & Planning 
(Richard Meakin)3d.
Preserving and Expanding the Role of Non-motorised Transport 
(Walter Hook, ITDP)
 Vehicles and fuels
Cleaner Fuels and Vehicle Technologies 
 (Michael Walsh; Reinhard Kolke,Umweltbundesamt – UBA)4b.
Inspection & Maintenance and Roadworthiness 
 (Reinhard Kolke, UBA)4c.
Two- and Three-Wheelers 
(Jitendra Shah, World Bank; N.V. Iyer, Bajaj Auto)4d.
Natural Gas Vehicles 
(MVV InnoTec)
Environmental and health impacts
 Air Quality Management 
(Dietrich Schwela, World Health Organisation)5b.
Urban Road Safety 
(Jacqueline Lacroix, DVR;David Silcock, GRSP)5c.
Noise and its Abatement 
(Civic ExchangeHong Kong; GTZ; UBA)
Resources for Policy-makers 
Further modules and resources
Further modules are anticipated in the areasof 
Driver Training 
Financing Urban Transport 
; and
Participatory Planning 
. Ad-ditional resources are being developed, and anUrban Transport Photo CD (GTZ 2002) is now available.
Introductory module
SourcebookOverview,and Cross-cuttingIssues of UrbanTransport
Findings, interpretations and conclusionsexpressed in this document are based on infor-mation gathered by GTZ and its consultants,partners, and contributors from reliable sources.GTZ does not, however, guarantee the accuracy or completeness of information in this docu-ment, and cannot be held responsible for any errors, omissions or losses which emerge fromits use.
 About GTZ
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für TechnischeZusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH is a govern-ment-owned corporation for internationalcooperation with worldwide operations.In more than 130 partner countries, GTZ issupporting and implementing around 2,700development projects and programs, chiey under commissions from the German FederalGovernment, although also on a consultancy basis.GTZ’s aim is to improve the living conditionsand outlook for people in developing and transi-tion countries.GTZ’s main experience lies in providing advi-sory services in complex urban environmentsand more specically in issues of sustainableurban transport.
Karl Fjellstrom (GTZ)
Deutsche Gesellschaft fürTechnische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbHP.O. Box 51 8065726 Eschborn, Germanyhttp://www.gtz.deDivision 44, Environment and InfrastructureSector Project “Transport Policy Advice”Commissioned byBundesministerium für wirtschaftlicheZusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ)Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 4053113 Bonn, Germanyhttp://www.bmz.de
Manfred Breithaupt
Editorial Board:
Manfred Breithaupt,
Stefan Opitz,Jan Schwaab
Cover photo:
Karl FjellstromShanghai, Jan. 2002
TZ Verlagsgesellschaft mbHBruchwiesenweg 19, 64380 Roßdorf, GermanyEschborn, 2002

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