Sustainable Transport for All
In the Spotlight
ADB awarded prizes in its youth transport video competition. Sarath Kuttikkatuparambil Thilakan, a young filmmaker won the ADB Judges’ Choice Award for “Mumbai Promise” that examined transport issues such as congestion, noise, and air pollution in the Indian city of Mumbai. While, Philippine filmmaker James Tad Patrick Bardon won the People’s Choice Award based on social media “likes” for “The Case of Kitazaki".
In the spectacular landscape of Yunnan Province, in the People's Republic of China, a railway is proving that ancient cultures, tourism, and economic progress can coexist.
To spur economic expansion, Myanmar needs around $60 billion in investments until 2030 to modernize roads and rail systems.
A highway linking Mongolia to neighboring Russia and the People's Republic of China is bringing development, jobs, and social services to the country's remote western regions.
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.