Transport in Asia and the Pacific: ADB Transport Forum 2012

Transport Future at Asian Crossroad
Sustainable transport development in Asia is key to sector's future around the world, say experts attending the third ADB Transport Forum. Asia must scale up sustainable transport development or face a bleak future of congested roads, pollution, ill health and economic damage which will have ripple effects around the world. Read more.

Safer Roads, Empowered Women

In Yunnan province, People's Republic of China, women play a more meaningful role in society by maintaining rural roads near their villages.

Impacts of Road Accidents in Asia and the Pacific by the Numbers

A leading health problem facing humanity, road safety has serious economic implications. Here's a by the numbers look at how road accidents impact developing Asia.

The Road to Empowerment

In a remote region of the People’s Republic of China, all-female maintenance crews are doing more than keeping the roads in order—they are banding together and taking on bigger roles in their communities.

12 Things to Know in 2012: Transport

Asia’s rapidly growing economies require significant investments in transport infrastructure and services. Here are some issues that continue to challenge this sector.

Rebuilding Sichuan and Shaanxi

An ADB-supported project is helping reconstruct roads after the Wenchuan earthquake struck the People's Republic of China in 2008.

Bicycle-Sharing Schemes in Asian Cities

ADB and the Government of Japan launched a bicycle-sharing scheme to be tested in three cities for possible replication across developing Asia.

Transport Efficiency through Logistics Development

This report describes the current state of transport and logistics development in the People's Republic of China.

A Daily Commute Test

A commuter race determined whether a private car, public transport, or bicycle offered the quickest way to work in Manila.