Vehicle sales continue to rise across an increasingly prosperous Asia, bringing ever lengthier traffic jams, dirtier air, and, unfortunately, the increasing number of traffic injuries and fatalities. Given these many downsides, the question is – what is needed to get people to use public transport more?
In ADB’s August blog poll, 42% of voters said that improved connections would be key to getting them to use public transport while a further 40% pointed to efficiency as most important. Safety was the main concern for 12% and the cost of travel only critical to a very small 6% of the 1,294 who expressed their opinion. Read more at Asian Development Blog