Intercity Transport Development in Asia : Perspectives for Sustainable Mobility
This book is a result of an international collaborative research study was undertaken under the auspices of International Research Group (IRG) of Eastern Asia Society of Transport Studies (EASTS) and with supports from Institute for Transport Policy Studies, Japan and Korea Transport Institute, Korea.
The book discusses the rationale, highlighting the importance of intercity transport agenda especially for developing Asia. It reviews the evolution of different transport systems and role of intercity transport policy over time including recently emerging challenges particularly in the developed world. The book also includes country cases and analysis. It looks at key thematic issues which are at the core of intercity transport policy, covering all land transport modes. Cross country data on intercity transport variables are utilized for quantitative analysis on the relevant issues.
This book provides suggestions for policy strategies and measures to be undertaken and will be of interest to those interested in urban transport development.