Sustainable Transport for All

In the Spotlight

Overview

Transport is an integral part of most of the activities, goods and services required for supporting and improving people’s lives. ADB assists member countries in developing Asia to building transport infrastructure and services which contribute towards low-carbon, safe, accessible, and affordable transport systems.

 

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Fast Facts

23%percentage of world carbon dioxide emissions attributable to the transport sector
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46%projected percentage of global emissions accounted for by the transport sector by 2035, becoming the single largest GHG emitting sector
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5%-10%direct contribution of the transport sector to most countries' gross domestic product
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$20billionapproved financing for transport in the first year of the Rio+20 Commitment
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$101trillionthe investment on transport that Asia and the Pacific must make by 2030
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$96billioneconomic impact or amount lost annually in ADB's developing member countries due to road crashes
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