7th Regional Environmental Sustainable Transport (EST) Forum in Asia
On April 23, 2013 at the Seventh Regional Environmental Sustainable Transport (EST) Forum in Asia, SSATP participated in a panel discussion on "Building Resilient Community through EST Measures (policies, programmes, infrastructure).
Discussion points included: (i) Why should resiliency, among others, form one of the important considerations for the policy makers in Asia for their transport policy, planning and development? and (ii) What useful lessons can we draw from the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011 for the transport system (policy, planning, and infrastructure design and development) of the 21st century cities?
The Forum was opportunity to create awareness and build support for the creation of a similar forum for Africa.