• Transportation Research Board

      TRB 96th Annual Meeting

      January 8–12, 2017

    • Interactive Program

2017

Annual Meeting Event Detail


Public Transport, BRT and Innovations Subcommittee, ABE90(2)

Wednesday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM
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Dario Hidalgo, World Resources Institute (WRI), presiding
Sponsored by:
Standing Committee on Transportation in the Developing Countries (ABE90)
Subcommittee on Public Transport, BRT and Innovations (ABE90(2))

Techniques and methodologies and results of  trying to evaluate how/whether a country is meeting its urban transport needs.  Examples from India are discussed.

 

 



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Abstracts:

Title Presentation Number
Evaluating Country Performance in Meeting Urnan Transport Needs
Jyot Chadha, World Resources Institute (WRI)
Amit Bhatt, Embarq

Techniques, Methodologies and Results of trying to evaluate whether a country is actually meeting the urban transport needs, why not and what then?

P17-20397
Free Transit.... Utopia, Myth or Reality in Urban Latin America....????
Juan-Carlos Munoz, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Discussion of the concept of "free transit" as applied to Urban Latin America, its potential and possibilities..??!!

P17-20398
Reforming Bus Transit Subsidies in Shenzhen, China
Jiawen Yang, Peking University

Practically all urban transit systems subsidize users based on age, income and/or disability.  This presentation covers the recent reforms/changes to the urban transit subsidy system in Shenzhen, China in the context of "Welfare Efficiency"

P17-21252