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China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : social assessment : Social assessment report (English)

The development objective of the Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project for China is to improve the urban road network and transport management, and establish a sustainable and efficient urban transport system. Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures are includes : (i) construction will affect nearby stores’ operations and nearby residents’ rest due to noise and traffic interruption, thereby potentially affecting nearby stores’ operating revenue; (ii) Construction will affect the traffic of nearby residents, students and vehicles mainly, and construction vehicles will threaten the personal safety of local residents, especially old people, children and women; (iii) difficult adaptation during early-stage operation of road-crossing safety facilities; (iv) the improved transport infrastructure will improve traffic efficiency, but high driving speed will pose greater traffic safety risks to pedestrians, and faster buses will pose risks to some passengers, especially old people, pregnant women, children and other special groups; (v) improve the logistics efficiency of local enterprises, and reduce their transport costs, thereby improve their overall economic efficiency and attracting more external investment; (vi) construction dust and noise may affect women’s physical and mental health, and increase their medical expenses; (vii) road maintenance and management should be conducted in consultation with women, old people, etc.; (viii) traffic signal setup, road passing mode, position and convenience, and streetlamp setup should be determined in consultation with women, old people, etc.; (ix) Skills training for women should be given at such time and venue, and in such form that women’s needs are fully met;


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    Social Assessment

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    East Asia and Pacific,

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    Social assessment report

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    local resident;Traffic;Traffic Safety;demand analysis;resettlement action plan;statistical yearbook;bus route;vulnerable group;safety of road crossing;bus terminal;asset and liability management;design of transport infrastructure;supply of raw material;disease prevention and control;junior high school education;Environmental Management Plan;project design and implementation;bus stop;urban road network;rural transportation infrastructure;urban transport system;construction and operation;operation and management;poor village;transport management;urban roads;per capita income;public transport infrastructure;public transport service;participation of stakeholder;Local Economic Development;target poverty reduction;convenience of pedestrian;gender action;urban public transport;Social Impact Analysis;gender and development;tertiary industry;educational institution;Traffic Accident;safety of pedestrian;Urban Water Supply;urban road construction;urban road safety;Urban Transport Planning;economic development plan;road transport system;poverty reduction program;rural poverty line;types of vehicle;urban traffic capacity;number of jobs;urban trunk road;income of farmers;vocational high school;delivery of commodity;high school student;local economic growth;risk of disease;basic family planning;community and school;urban road maintenance;highway maintenance;disposable income;unskilled job;land area;Traffic Signals;transport cost;township government;civil affairs;project construction;traffic pressure;health institution;economic efficiency;personal safety;construction impact;job opportunity;job opportunities;social security;traffic environment;daily traffic;traffic condition;downtown area;urban population;tourist consumption;community committee;poor household;passenger volume;



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China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : social assessment : Social assessment report (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.