9:00 - 9:30 a.m. (Preston Auditorium and live stream)
Holger Dalkmann, EMBARQ
Jose Luis Irigoyen, World Bank
Transforming cities with transport
9:30 - 10:45 a.m. (Preston Auditorium and live stream)
With greater funding, new ideas and a willingness to experiment, there are big opportunities coming to cities around the world in the realm of sustainable transport. This moderated discussion focuses on urban transport trends and how transport is transforming cities.
Moderator: Junaid Ahmed, World Bank
Panelists: Rohit Aggarwala, C40; Nikolay Asaul, Deputy Minister for Transport, Russia; Augusto Barrera Guarderas, Mayor of Quito; Fotis Karamitsos, Deputy DG Mobility & Transport, European Commission; Rakesh Mohan, National Transport Development Policy Committee, India.
Capitalizing on the $175b commitment for sustainable transport
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Preston Auditorium)
During the Rio+20
conference, development banks made a commitment of $175 billion to fund
sustainable transport in the developing world. This session will include a
discussion with the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, InterAmerican
Development Bank and Andean Development Corporation (CAF) about their progress
prioritizing and monitoring their commitment.
Moderator: Manish Bapna, World Resources Institute
Panelists: Robert Guild, Asian Development Bank; Jose Luis Irigoyen, World Bank; Jorge Kogan, CAF; Nestor Roa, Inter-American Development Bank.
Commentators: Holger Dalkmann, EMBARQ; Cornie Huizenga, SLoCat; Michael Replogle, Institute for Transportation and Development Policy.
Financially sustainable public bicycle systems
Parallel session 1A
02:00 - 03:30 p.m. (room MC C1-100)
systems are growing around the world, but are they financially sustainable in
the long term? India’s plans to invest in public bicycle systems will be
presented, followed by a moderated discussion on what is needed to implement
financially sustainable bicycle sharing systems in developing countries.
Moderator: Clayton Lane, EMBARQ
Presenter: Amit Bhatt, EMBARQ India
Panelists: Jeff Olson, Alta Planning + Design; Sharad Saxena, Asian Development Bank; Li Shanshan, Institute for Transportation and Development Policy.
Presentation: Amit Bhatt
Financing urban transport in China. How to fund new infrastructure as well as operations and maintenance.
Parallel session 1B
02:00 - 03:30 p.m. (Preston Auditorium)
economy is accompanied by a host of new infrastructure projects. A series of
presentations and moderated discussion will examine how construction,
operations and maintenance of transport infrastructure in China can be funded.
Moderator: Reindart Westra, World Bank
Presenters: Daniel Bongardt, GIZ; Dr. Jiang Yullin, CATS
Panelists: Guo Jifu , Beijing Transport Research Center; Steve Lewis-Workman, ADB; Ke Fang, World Bank; Haitao Zhang, EMBARQ China.
Presentations: Daniel Bongardt, Dr. Jiang Yulin
Governance: setting up institutions for strong coordination
Parallel session 1C
02:00 - 03:30 p.m. (NEW! room MC2-800)
Panelists will discuss how to set up institutions to facilitate the coordination needed to implement and operate urban transport projects and policies.
Moderator: Marc Juhel, World Bank
Presenter: Thierry Desclos, World Bank
Panelists: Julio Lopes, State of Rio; Thami Manyathi, eThekwini Transport Authority; Dayo Moberealo, LAMATA; George Sun, LTA Singapore.
Presentation: Thierry Desclos
Debate: formalizing the informal – making informal transport work for the majority
04:00 - 05:30 p.m. (Preston Auditorium)
Two teams of experts will debate the merits of managing informal transport either by heavily regulating or integrating operators into formal transport systems, as informal transportation modes, from minibus taxis to auto-rickshaws, are a key form of mobility across the developing world.
Moderator: Sam Zimmerman, World Bank
Debate Team #1: Dayo Moberealo, LAMATA; Ajay Kumar, World Bank; Madhav Pai, EMBARQ.
Debate Team #2: Georges Darido, World Bank; Sophie Punte, Clean Air Asia; Pilar Rodriguez, Metrocali.
Presentation: Sam Zimmerman
Followed by cocktail reception.
|Keynote - Shaping the future of urban transport
09:00 - 10:00 a.m. (Preston Auditorium and live stream)
Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank, and the Honorable Michael
Bloomberg, Mayor of New York City, will discuss challenges facing cities and
urban transport, share examples and solutions, and spur action.
Opening remarks: Rachel Kyte, World Bank
Moderator: Zanny Minton Beddoes, The Economist
Scheduled keynote speakers: The Honorable Michael Bloomberg, New York City; Dr. Jim Yong Kim, World Bank.
Closing Remarks: Andrew Steer, World Resources Institute
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National transport finance
Parallel session 2A
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (room MC13-121)
Overview of national transit investment
programs followed by a discussion with experts on transit finance about how
best to implement and monitor a national transit investment program.
Moderator: O.P. Agarwal, World Bank
Presenter: Dario Hidalgo, EMBARQ
Panelists: Nikolai Asaul, Deputy Minister for Transport, Russian Federation; Sudhir Krishna, Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development, India; Julio Lopes, Secretary of Transport, State of Rio; Francisco Quiñones, PROTRAM; Michael Replogle, Institute for Transportation and Development Policy.
Presentation: Dario Hidalgo
Advancing integrated transport systems in Latin American cities
Parallel session 2B
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Preston Auditorium)
Some of the biggest advances in integrated transport systems are happening in cities around Latin America. Three presentations will highlight accomplishments by Mexico City, Rio deJaneiro and SIBRT. Experts will discuss opportunities for development banks and NGOs to advance integrated transport agendas in Latin America.
Moderator: Adriana Lobo, EMBARQ Mexico
Presenters: Augusto Barrera, Mayor of Quito; Pilar Rodriguez, SIBRT/Metrocali
Panelists: Bernardo Baranda, Institute for Transportation and Development Policy; Arturo Ardila-Gomez, World Bank; Jorge Kogan, CAF; Toni Lindau, EMBARQ Brasil.
Presentations: Augusto Barrera, Pilar Rodriguez
Cities and the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety
Parallel session 2C
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (room MC2-800)
How traffic safety can be integrated into city
growth and management. Experts will discuss key elements to improving traffic
safety in cities, and how the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety can address
pressing issues in the cities and organizations it represents.
Moderator: Claudia Adriazola-Steil, EMBARQ
Presenters: Martha Hijar, National Academy of Medicine, Mexico; Jon Orcutt, New York City Department of Transportation.
Commentators: Tawia Addo Ashong, World Bank; Esteban Diaz-Roux, Inter-American Development Bank; Enrique Jacoby, Pan American Health Organization; Fred Wegmann, SWOV Institute for Road Safety Research.
Presentations: Martha Hijar, Jon Orcutt
What is successful urban development and how do we measure it?
Parallel session 3A
01:30 - 03:00 p.m. (room MC2-800)
Urbanization offers a tremendous opportunity to support a growing global population efficiently and humanely. Presenters and panelists will discuss what "successful" urban development is, sharing examples from cities.
Moderator: Robin King, EMBARQ
Presenters: Salvador Herrera, EMBARQ Mexico; Henriette Vamberg, Gehl Architects
Commentators: William Cobbett, Cities Alliance; Eric Dumbaugh, Florida Atlantic University; Andre Dzikus, UN-HABITAT.
Presentations: Salvador Herrera, Henriette Vamberg
Big opportunities in India
Parallel session 3B
01:30 - 03:00 p.m. (Preston Auditorium)
India’s rapidly growing population and increasing urbanization have created both big challenges and opportunities to integrate transport and land
use development. Experts from within and outside India will discuss how to build instruments at the national, state and city level to integrate land use
Moderator: Professor Swamy, Center for Environmental Planning and Technology
Presenter: Madhav Pai, EMBARQ India
Commentators: Shreya Gadepalli, Institute for Transportation and Development Policy; Karla Gonzalez, World Bank; Sudhir Krishna, Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development, India; Adriana Lobo, EMBARQ Mexico; Shomik Mehndiratta, World Bank.
Presentation: Madhav Pai
Motorbikes – a boon or a bane?
Parallel session 3C
01:30 - 03:00 p.m. (room MC13-121)
Motorbikes are increasingly popular in the cities of the developing world. They provide affordable mobility and accessibility to users, but can have poor pollution and road safety records. Should cities manage or ban motorcycles? Experts will discuss how a city’s motorcycle management policy should take into account the mode’s many benefits and risks.
Moderator: Roger Gorham, World Bank
Presenter: Dr. Jason Chang, National Taiwan University
Panelists: Arturo Ardila-Gomez, World Bank; Chris Cherry, Tennessee University; Sudhir Gota, Clean Air Asia; Anjali Mahendra, EMBARQ India; Daniel Rodriguez, University of North Carolina.
Presentation: Jason Chang
Big opportunities to transform vehicle and fuel technologies
Parallel session 3D
01:30 - 03:00 p.m. (room MC4-800)
New fuel economy research and improved urban transport vehicle technology options.
Moderator: Lew Fulton, University of California, Davis
Presenters: Francois Cuenot, International Energy Agency; Dario Hidalgo, EMBARQ; Rob de Jong United Nations Environment Programme.
Presentations: François Cuenot, Rob de Jong, Dario Hidalgo, Drew Kodjak
Joint lessons, looking back to think forward.
03:15 - 04:00 p.m. (Preston Auditorium)
A dynamic session to look at key takeaways and opportunities emanating from the conference.
Remarks: Andrew Steer, World Resources Institute
Commentators: Holger Dalkmann, EMBARQ; Jose Luis Irigoyen, World Bank.