Using Economic Instruments to Promote Environmentally Sustainable Transportation in the People's Republic of China

Publication | January 2009
Using Economic Instruments to Promote Environmentally Sustainable Transportation in the People's Republic of China

ADB supported research emphasizing the growing importance of environmentally sustainable transport, which focuses on vehicle and fuel technology, infrastructure, and changes in transport activity and management.

Highlights

  • Growing energy consumption in transport is unsustainable.
  • Current carbon dioxide emission levels need to be better controlled.
  • Economic instruments can promote environmentally sustainable transport.