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Secretary-Generals High-level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport
Issues Brief 13 - Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport in Emerging and Developing Economies
At the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) held in Johannesburg in 2002, Member States agreed to ?promote an integrated approach to policymaking at the national, regional and local levels for transport services and systems to promote sustainable development, including policies and planning for land use, infrastructure, public transport systems and goods delivery networks, with a view to providing safe, affordable and efficient transportation, increasing energy efficiency, reducing pollution, congestion and adverse health effects and limiting urban sprawl, taking into account national priorities and circumstances.?
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