Transforming cities with transit

This World Bank book gives recommendations for improving coordination of transport options in cities.

Adding transit systems to a city to make it easier to get around.
Adding transit systems to a city to make it easier to get around.

Who wrote this?

This book was written for the World Bank's 'Urban Development Series' by Hiroaki Suzuki, Robert Cervero, and Kanako Iuchi of the University of California at Berkeley. The book was edited by Barbara Karni.

When?

It was first published in January 2013.

Why?

To learn lessons from existing growing cities in developing countries, to improve transit options.

Who should read this?

Anyone involved in planning for transport in growing cities.

Content

This paper explores the process of transit and land-use integration in rapidly growing cities in developing countries. It first identifies barriers to and opportunities for effective coordination of transit infrastructure and urban development. It then recommends a set of policies and implementation measures for overcoming these barriers and exploiting these opportunities.

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