Implementation of sustainable urban transport in Latin America
Dario Hidalgo and
Research in Transportation Economics, 2013, vol. 40, issue 1, 66-77
Transportation provides vital support to the economic and social development of Latin America cities, but current growth patterns and trends are not sustainable. While non-motorized and public transport modes have the largest shares in passenger transport, there is a strong increase in ownership and use of cars and motorcycles. In Latin America in 2010 there were 2.5 new motor vehicle registrations for every new child being born.
Keywords: Urban transport; Latin America; Sustainability; Motorization; Modal shares; Mass transit; Non-motorized transport; Urban transport policy (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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