Green and Pro-Poor? The Role of Informal Public Transport in India

Background Paper for Conference on the “The Environments of the Poor”, 24-26 Nov 2010, New Delhi.

This paper examines how through creating an enabling policy for IPT that cities can address transport planning, regulatory frameworks, physical infrastructure and organizational/institutional set-up. With the right policy and regulatory framework in place, IPT has the potential to fill a critical function in a pro-poor and green urban transport system.

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