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Anti-traffic champs needed in South-East Asia

With rapidly rising numbers, personal vehicles are expected to clog up South-East Asia’s metropolises. Jakarta’s streets are already home to 28 million motorcycles and 5 million cars. In a story that highlights the severity of traffic congestion, our team members contributed their views and shared GIZ’s experience of working to address this problem.

For governments, a useful strategy can be to reward the people who use public transport, walking and cycling and to make them feel that they are doing the right thing.
Stefan Bakker, Team Leader, TCC

It takes time to change the mindsets of decision-makers, although there are some exceptions.
It depends on champions
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Roland Haas, Programme Director, CET

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