Mobility for sustainable development: Bangalore case study

Mobility for sustainable development: Bangalore case study This report stresses the importance of mobility for development, defining it in a broader framework in connection with related concepts such as Accessibility and sustainability. Taking Bangalore for its case study, the report clarifies the socio-economic trends and current plans for land use and transport in the city and region, and then comes to grips with the critical issue of the mobility divide by income classes and locations. These issues of mobility are analyzed by means of QOL measures as generalized indicators, allowing Bangalore to be positioned in a framework of economic development stages in comparison with such mega-cities as London, Tokyo, Nagoya, Bangkok, Jakarta and Delhi, Finally the report recommends strategies for a better integrated land use and transport system, together with a corresponding range of technology and policy instruments, and discusses the roles of various stakeholders in promoting them.

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