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China - Heilongjiang Cold Weather Smart Public Transport Project (English)

Harbin (pop. 10.6 million) and Mudanjiang, a smaller city (pop. 2.8 million) bordering Russia, share common transportation problems of growing cities in China. ... See More +

Brief 119933 AUG 28, 2016

Disclosed

China - Hebei Rural Renewable Energy Development Project (English)

Every year China produces 840 million tons of livestock manure which is a key source of water pollution; in addition, 690 million tons of collectable crop residues are burned for fuel or open fields which combined with coal burning used by rural households for cooking and heating causing severe indoor and outdoor air pollution.China’s central areas –the Hebei Province included –present very serious conditions.The project supports the strengthening of China’s biogas program by building six state-of-the-art biogas facilities to serve as demonstration for efficiently convert agricultural waste (manure and crop residues) into biogas. ... See More +

Brief 119932 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

China - Diannan Center Urban Transport Project (English)

The Diannan area (Southern Yunnan province), in the western provinces, is expected to become a regional hub of logistics, tourism, energy, and trade connecting the South Asian and Southeast Asian countries. ... See More +

Brief 119906 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

China - Second Urumqi Urban Transport Project (English)

Urbanization and urban sprawl in China have been accompanied by changes in the overall travel patterns of urban residents. Cities have rapidly spread as a result of increased real estate costs, incentives for cities to convert rural land in peri-urban areas to urban land, and improved road infrastructure. ... See More +

Brief 119946 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

China - Tianjin Urban Transport Improvement Project (English)

Urbanization and urban sprawl in China have been accompanied by changes in the overall travel patterns of urban residents. Cities have rapidly spread as a result of increased real estate costs, incentives for cities to convert rural land in peri-urban areas to urban land, and improved road infrastructure. ... See More +

Brief 119945 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

China - Changzhi Sustainable Urban Transport Project (English)

Shanxi province (population 540,000) and the surrounding areas’ population has grown over 22 percent per year. The growth in population has been accompanied by rapidly growing motorization. ... See More +

Brief 119905 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

China - Hubei Xiangyang Urban Transport Project (English)

As other medium-size cities in western China, Xiangyang (Hubei Province, population 1.2 million) is still struggling to make adequate investments in basic road infrastructure, and is only beginning to develop capacity for comprehensive urban transport planning and management. ... See More +

Brief 119957 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

High-speed railways in China : an update on passenger profiles (English)

Two Chinese high-speed rail (HSR) projects supported by World Bank loans - the Nanning-Guangzhou (Nanguang) and Guiyang-Guangzhou (Guiguang) - began operations in late December 2014. ... See More +

Brief 102815 JAN 01, 2016

Zhou,Nanyan; Bullock,Richard G.; Jin,Ying; Lawrence,Martha B.; Ollivier,Gerald Paul Disclosed

City energy efficiency report: transport sector Wuhan (English)

ESMAP Paper 107273 AUG 01, 2015

Qu,Li; Ardila Gomez,Arturo; Frame, G.; Chen,Yang Disclosed

Public transport service optimization and system integration (English)

Public transport has the most customer appeal and is most efficient when it is planned and operated as a seamless, integrated system. This is particularly important in urban environments in fast growing economies such as China and India, where public transport must increasingly compete with private vehicles which offer door-to-door, one seat travel irrespective of time of day or day of the week. ... See More +

Brief 95322 MAR 01, 2015

Fang,Ke; Zimmerman,Samuel L. Disclosed

High-speed railways in China : a look at traffic (English)

While new transport needs are emerging and existing transport needs are growing, the network of China Railway is one of the most densely used in the world. ... See More +

Brief 93227 DEC 01, 2014

Bullock,Richard G.; Jin,Ying; Ollivier,Gerald Paul; Zhou,Nanyan Disclosed

Urban design manual for non-motorized transport friendly neighborhoods (English)

China is already the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases, and transport is the fastest-growing source of these emissions. The international energy agency estimates that carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from China's light-duty transport fleet will rise from 65 mega tones (MT) in 2005 to nearly 300 MT in 2020, an increase of 290 percent. ... See More +

Policy Note 81986 JAN 01, 2013

Fang, Ke Disclosed

Urban design concepts in support of sustainable urban transport corridor development (English)

Notions of urban prosperity and modernity have always been closely associated with urban form and transport. The skyline of a city, the presentation of its buildings, streets, parks, and public spaces, are all essential aspects of how a city is conceived by its residents and non-residents looking from afar. ... See More +

Working Paper 81985 NOV 01, 2012

Disclosed

Urban accessibility planning support systems : with a case study in Wuhan, China (English)

Accessibility is a fundamental measure of benefits of urban life; In essence it measures the end benefit of the integrated transportation and land use system: how many destinations (generally jobs but also shops, schools, entertainment, and recreation facilities) can be accessed in a given time using a given mode of transport. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 73574 JAN 01, 2012

Disclosed

The China new energy vehicles program : challenges and opportunities (English)

The purpose of the report is to disseminate information on the implications of electric vehicle adoption in China. This report is one of a series developed as part of an ongoing multi-year World Bank initiative focusing on this agenda. ... See More +

Working Paper 61259 APR 01, 2011

Chinese Disclosed

Trust funds country report FY09 - FY10 China (English)

The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)/International Development Association (IDA) trust funds country report FY2009-FY2010 for China, this includes: disbursements, approvals, and pending requests. ... See More +

Annual Report 59045 JAN 01, 2011

Disclosed

Comparative analysis of energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by alternative urban transport systems (English,Chinese)

The goal of this project is to collect data and develop methodologies and a spreadsheet tool for comparing lifecycle energy consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of alternative urban transport projects and systems (i.e., single or combinations of urban transport modes) serving a typical Chinese city, with an application to Kunming's subway line no. 3. ... See More +

Working Paper 81572 JAN 01, 2011

Wang, Rui Disclosed

Urban rail development in China : issues and options (English)

The Institute of Comprehensive Transport (NDRC) and the World Bank jointly carried out a study of urban rail development in China. The joint study team visited several selected cities that have developed or are developing urban rail systems, including Beijing, Chongqing, Wuhan, Changsha, Hangzhou, and Zhengzhou, and held discussions with relevant agencies at the central and local levels. ... See More +

Policy Note 55772 JAN 05, 2010

Chinese Disclosed

Developing the public transport sector in China (English)

The focus of this discussion paper is on institutional arrangements for the provision of public transport bus services, including the introduction of private capital in bus operations, the value of competitive tendering mechanisms as a determining factor in selecting suppliers, and the role of regulation. ... See More +

Policy Note 56647 JAN 01, 2010

Gwilliam, Ken Chinese Disclosed

An analysis of various policy instruments to reduce congestion, fuel consumption and CO2 emissions in Beijing (English)

Using a nested multinomial logit model of car ownership and personal travel in Beijing circa 2005, this paper compares the effectiveness of different policy instruments to reduce traffic congestion and CO2 emissions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5068 OCT 01, 2009

Anas, Alex; Timilsina, Govinda R.; Zheng, Siqi Disclosed

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China - Heilongjiang Cold Weather Smart Public Transport Project (English)
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AUG 28, 2016 119933 Brief
China - Hebei Rural Renewable Energy Development Project (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 119932 Brief
China - Diannan Center Urban Transport Project (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 119906 Brief
China - Second Urumqi Urban Transport Project (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 119946 Brief
China - Tianjin Urban Transport Improvement Project (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 119945 Brief
China - Changzhi Sustainable Urban Transport Project (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 119905 Brief
China - Hubei Xiangyang Urban Transport Project (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 119957 Brief
High-speed railways in China : an update on passenger profiles (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102815 Brief
City energy efficiency report: transport sector Wuhan (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 107273 ESMAP Paper
Public transport service optimization and system integration (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 95322 Brief
High-speed railways in China : a look at traffic (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93227 Brief
Urban design manual for non-motorized transport friendly neighborhoods (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 81986 Policy Note
Urban design concepts in support of sustainable urban transport corridor development (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 81985 Working Paper
Urban accessibility planning support systems : with a case study in Wuhan, China (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 73574 ESMAP Paper
The China new energy vehicles program : challenges and opportunities (English)
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APR 01, 2011 61259 Working Paper Chinese
Trust funds country report FY09 - FY10 China (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 59045 Annual Report
Comparative analysis of energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by alternative urban transport systems (English,Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2011 81572 Working Paper
Urban rail development in China : issues and options (English)
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JAN 05, 2010 55772 Policy Note Chinese
Developing the public transport sector in China (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 56647 Policy Note Chinese
An analysis of various policy instruments to reduce congestion, fuel consumption and CO2 emissions in Beijing (English)
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OCT 01, 2009 WPS5068 Policy Research Working Paper