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Former Principal Transport Specialist, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, Asian Development Bank
Ki-Joon Kim has over 30 years of professional experience and academic research in the transport sector in Korea and the United Kingdom He has worked with public and private institutions on various transport and urban transport projects. He joined ADB in 2010 and worked on sustainable transport loan projects and technical assistance activities, including urban transport, public transport, climate change, and electric vehicle studies.
Strategies for making electric vehicles a sustainable solution include a phased implementation starting with e-buses in Dushanbe and climate finance.
This working paper recommends structuring electric vehicle policies around three principles: focus, optimization, and incentives.
Involving residents from rural communities is key to improve access to markets and commercial areas.
The Sri Lanka Southern Transport Development Project offers lessons in implementing large infrastructure projects involving multiple development partners and affecting many people and communities.
In the People's Republic of China, Yichang city is building a sustainable urban transport system with a bus rapid transit corridor as its backbone.
Multitranche financing supports an investment program to improve the safety, accessibility and reliability of Papua New Guinea’s airports.
Effective project design and community engagement helped the Peoples' Republic of China overcome the challenges in building the Dali-Lijiang Railway.
In Bhutan, aviation safety and efficiency are improving due to strong policies and institutions, together with modern infrastructure and technology.
Using a landlord port model is one of the effective ways to promote private sector participation in port development and operations.
Taking a risk-management approach to large-scale projects involves investing in project preparation and attending to stakeholders’ concerns early, such as land and resettlement issues.