Public Transport Reform and Development in China: World Bank Perspective and Experience

by D. Tilly Chang, World Bank, East Asia Region, Transport Sector Unit. World Bank, 1818 H Street, N. W., Washington, DC 20433, United States,
Zong Yan, World Bank, East Asia Region, Transport Sector Unit. World Bank, 1818 H Street, N. W., Washington, DC 20433, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Urban Public Transportation Systems: Implementing Efficient Urban Transit Systems and Enhancing Transit Usage

Abstract: It is observed that traditional bus shares have declined precipitously in many cities across China during the past 15 years. This paper reviews the factors underlying this trend, the goals and strategies of public transport reform, and an overview of World Bank assistance strategy for the sector.

Subject Headings: Public transportation | Sustainable development | Buses | Marketing | Budgets | Social factors | Urban areas | China | Asia

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