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Urban Transport Development in India

Urban Transport Sector Strategy Note


Efficient and reliable urban transport systems are crucial for India to sustain a high growth rate and alleviate poverty.  The Urban transport problems in India are growing acute mainly because of rapid motorization.  The major challenge for urban transport agencies in India is how to improve the current urban transport situation, or at least prevent it from deteriorating further.  In order to address these lacunae, it is imperative to develop medium term and long term strategies so as to bring in large scale reforms in this sector.  This urban transport sector strategy note, prepared in consultation with the Government of India, is an attempt to provide support to the development of the urban transport agenda in India and to provide lending support in this area.  Urban Transport Sector Strategy Note (PDF 1.27MB)

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