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Rapid Transit Eases Congestion and Pollution

Modern transportation systems can link regions and improve the quality of life in Asia's megacities. This page tracks the latest ideas and trends in this fast-paced field.

New ADBIPress handbook for delivering high-quality rail transport:

High quality@high speed-- A major Handbook on High-Speed Rail and Quality of Life from ADBIPress analyzes prospects for the sector’s development and its socioeconomic effects. The handbook spotlights high-speed rail projects in Asia and globally, examining policy lessons and strategies to address growth challenges and raise the quality of life benefits in surrounding areas.

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  • The Impacts of Roll-On/Roll-Off Transport System in the Philippines 

    Francisco, Kris A. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2017-06-30)
    It is well recognized in the literature that a country’s transport system plays a central role in its development. In this paper, we show the economic impacts of improvements in the transport system by studying experience of the Philippines with the ...
  • Trade and Transport Facilitation Monitoring Mechanism: Baseline Study in Bangladesh 

    Asian Development Bank (Asian Development Bank, 2017-06-30)
    The establishment of a Trade and Transport Facilitation Monitoring Mechanism (TTFMM) is important for a country to take stock, identify bottlenecks, and prioritize recommendations for the implementation of trade facilitation measures. A baseline study ...