• Transportation Research Board

      TRB 96th Annual Meeting

      January 8–12, 2017

    • Interactive Program


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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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?

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..??!!

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"