2005 Tokyo

Third International Seminar: Reducing the Impact of Transport on Air Quality and Environment in Cities.

3rd IUAPPA INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR MANAGING THE IMPACT OF VEHICLES ON AIR QUALITY IN MAJOR CITIES

Sponsored by Johnson Matthey PLC, the Third international seminar on Transport and Air Quality in Major and Mega Cities was held in Tokyo in August 2005, in conjunction with IUAPPA’s 2005 Regional Conference. A report of the seminar was given in the IUAPPA Newsletter for November 2005.

The following Powerpoint presentations are available from the IUAPPA Secretariat; please email iuappa@btinternet.com if you would like a copy of any of them:

Current Perspectives

  • Robert Evans (Director, Government & Public Affairs, Johnson Matthey): The contribution of technology: foreseeable developments in fuels and technology and their implications for policy choice – an overview

  • Andrew Whittles (London Borough of Greenwich): Planning, traffic management and air quality

  • Dr. Paul Barter (University of Singapore) and John Whitelegg (University of York): Transport demand management and its potential in Asian Cities: policy possibilities?

  • Professor Guiseppe Fumarola (University of L’Aquila, Italy); Sustainable development in large cities

  • Peter Rombout (National Institute for Public Health and Environment, The Netherlands): Driving forces in Europe to reduce the impact of traffic-related air pollution on risk to human health – are they strong enough?

City Reports: Evidence from Recent Experience

  • Tokyo – Koichiro Ishii, Metropolitan Research Institute for Environmental Protection

  • Delhi – Dr. Ranjan Bose, Energy & Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi

  • Pune – Narayan Iyer

  • Singapore – Dr. Paul Barter, University of Singapore

  • Seoul – Jae-Goo Chang, Environmental Transport Management Division, Ministry of Environment, Republic of Korea

  • Rome – Dr. Francesca Costabile, Italian National Research Council


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