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Sustainable Urban Transport in Asia 2009: A Year in Review
Prepared by Kaye Patdu, Sudhir Gota and Alvin Mejia, CAI-Asia Center

Year 2009 can be considered very significant as climate change concerns in transport became the primary driver of the Sustainable Transport agenda. At the end of the year as deal at Copenhagen
became just a "step forward" to hopefuls and a "dismal act" to many environmentalists, if we step back and analyze important developments in transport in Asia; we see many climate change initiatives pushing transport. The "other" important benefits seems to have taken the backseat and many in policy making and transport community started recognizing Transport as a key element in mitigating Climate Change. "Low Carbon Transport" became the mantra, which would decide the future course of transport for the next decade.

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