Structural Change in Bogota's Transportation Systems: Public and Non-Motorized Transportation Priority and Private Car Restrictions

Bogota is developing an ambitious mobility strategy whose main objective is to initiate a structural change in transportation to improve livability and make the city more efficient and competitive. The strategy seeks transit priority, exploration of alternative transport modes and reduction of private automobile use. This paper summarizes some aspects of Bogota's mobility strategy including the situation prior to its initiation, objectives and program formulation, resource mobilization, process description, goals achieved, sustainability, lessons learned and transferability.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 26-36
  • Monograph Title: Urban Public Transportation Systems: Ensuring Sustainability Through Mass Transit. Proceedings of the Second International Conference, April 14-18, 2002, Alexandria, Virginia, USA

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01002574
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0784407177
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 26 2005 3:36PM