Urban Environmental Management

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Research Report
The focus of the Urban Environmental Management Project of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies in 2005-2007 was on the opportunities and barriers for integration of global environmental concerns into local planning and management, taking greenhouse gas emission reduction as a distant but ultimate goal. Accordingly, the project builds...
Discussion Paper
Author:
Ranjith Perera
Ariva Sugandi Permana
Wanpen Charoentrakulpeeti
Cities in Asian developing countries are generally characterized by a relatively high density, low levels of motorization, relatively high public transport and bicycle usage, high density corridor orientations radiating from the city centre, and generally mixed land uses (SUTP, 2003). This statement brings into two situations; first, with respect...
Report Chapter
In Air Pollution Control in the Transportation Sector: Third Phase Research Report of the Urban Environmental Management Project
Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is commonly understood to mean a system that emphasises priority for and rapid movement of buses by securing segregated busways, although there is no precise definition of what constitutes a BRT system (International Energy Agency (IEA) 2002; Wright 2005). From an environmental perspective, BRTs have the potential to reduce...
Research Report
The focus of the Urban Environmental Management Project of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies in 2005-2007 was on the opportunities and barriers for integration of global environmental concerns into local planning and management, taking greenhouse gas emission reduction as a distant but ultimate goal. Accordingly, the project builds...
Discussion Paper
Author:
Heru Sutomo
Fajar Saumatmaji
Restu Novitarini Djarwoningrum
Jakarta, Indonesian capital with population of around 7.5 millions (Statistics Jakarta, 2004) is striving with transport and environmental problems. World Bank ranked Jakarta as the third most polluted city, not to mention the serious congestion takes place everyday. The dominating private motorcars including motorcycles is evident. Road public...
PR, Newsletter or Other
In order to disseminate information about the activities of the Kitakyushu Initiative to audiences in the Asia-Pacific region, this pamphlet for the 2nd phase of the Kitakyushu Initiative provides updated information on past achievements and future goals/activities.