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Transit-Oriented Development and Accessibility: Case studies from Southeast Asian cities

This report assesses the potential of transit-oriented development (TOD) to improve accessibility in three Southeast Asian cities: Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City and Manila. It outlines the challenges of applying TOD practices in developing countries and presents three case studies of successful implementation of TOD, which capture the various forms that TOD can take.

Policy Insights

  • Ensure sufficient availability of public transport and infrastructure for active modes.
  • Integrate transport planning with land use planning for co-ordinated implementation of measures.
  • Embrace disruptive mobility trends in ways that ensure improved accessibility.
  • Collect more and better-quality data on urban mobility to underpin transit-oriented development.
  • Learn from international experiences with transit-oriented development and apply them locally.

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