TRANSPORTATION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: SOME SENSITIVITY CONSIDERATIONS

The paper discusses some sensitivity considerations, such as integration of land use and transport, development, and public transportation, used in evaluating transportation in developing countries. In assessing needs, evaluating transport developments, and comparing impacts, policy makers in the developing countries have had to work with only a limited background of statistical information and economic research. Thus, the paper is not a statistical information source, but rather stresses the need for improvement in collection and refinement of transportation data. Transport planning is still in its infancy in these countries and is developing through experience. A large gap exists between planning and execution. The paper presents a number of needs and recommendations for discussion, for example, the need in the developing nations to enhance the concept of comprehensive and balanced transportation planning and development. /Author/

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    • Sargon, S Dick
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  • Publication Date: 1976

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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 70-76
  • Monograph Title: Transportation and land use planning abroad
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  • Accession Number: 00139641
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Nov 17 1976 12:00AM