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Urban poverty and transport

Urban poverty and transport

the case of Mumbai


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Published by World Bank in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

  • India,
  • Bombay.
    • Subjects:
    • Poor -- Transportation -- India -- Bombay,
    • Urban transportation -- India -- Bombay,
    • Commuting -- India -- Bombay

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJudy Baker ... [et al.].
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 3693, Policy research working papers (Online) ;, 3693.
      ContributionsBaker, Judy L., 1960-, World Bank.
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3478677M
      LC Control Number2005618818

      poverty from those for whom poverty is a shorter-lived experience and who may have some potential to secure, or even improve, their living conditions. This is an important first step in disaggregating “the poor”, though it is also essential to recognise that there are many different ways of becoming, and. Poverty may include social, economic, and political elements. Absolute poverty is the complete lack of the means necessary to meet basic personal needs, such as food, clothing and shelter. The threshold at which absolute poverty is defined is always about the same, independent of .

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This paper reports the results of a survey of 5, households in the Greater Mumbai Region conducted in the winter of The goal of the survey was to better understand the demand for transport services by the poor, the factors affecting this demand, and the inter-linkages between transport decisions and other vital decisions such as where to live and work.

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Urban Poverty and Transport: The Case of Mumbai* Judy Baker1, Rakhi Basu1, Maureen Cropper1,2, Somik Lall1 and Akie Takeuchi2 World Bank Policy Research Working PaperSeptember The Policy Research Working Paper Series disseminates the findings of work in progress to encourage the.

opment of poverty-oriented urban transport strategies. It is also aimed at contributing to creating more sensitivity among those involved in development co-operation to interre-lations between transport and poverty in cities and the significance of a sustainable urban transport policy.

We would like to thank the BMZ for its financial support, which. Abstract This paper reports the results of a survey of 5, households in the Greater Mumbai Region conducted in the winter of The goal of the survey was to better understand the demand for transport services by the poor, the factors affecting this demand, and the inter-linkages between transport decisions and other vital decisions such as where to live and work.

Chapter 16 Urban Poverty Frameworks for understanding urban poverty The overview section of this book sets out five dimensions of poverty: income/consumption, health, Failure of public services, such as education, health, infrastructure, and transport, to serve the urban poor.

4 1 Executive summary Background This review of the poverty implications of urban and rural transport was requested by the Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT), contracted by UN-Habitat and.

Urban social movements, poverty reduction and social justice, Diana Mitlin (), IIED Briefing paper. Two books summarise the work of IIED and its partners on urban poverty.

These are: Reducing urban poverty in the global South, David Satterthwaite and Diana Mitlin (), Routledge. Urban poverty: a global view (English) Abstract. This paper provides an overview on what has been learned about urban poverty over the Urban poverty and transport book decade with a focus on what is new and what the implications are for the World Bank going forward in an increasingly urbanized by: Mar 27,  · Poverty lines are often set too low compared to the real cost of life, in particular housing and transport expenses, in urban areas.

If set according to an average income level, they will (sometimes on purpose) overlook these essential differences between urban and rural populations.

In this chapter, we evaluate transport equity in the context of urban poverty and social exclusion in the rapidly evolving city of Cape Town, South Africa.

Assessment of equity is judged from a land use-transport perspective along two dimensions: spatial and socioeconomic. In the s and the s studying of urban poverty was focused on the urban underclass - the poorest of the poor inhabitants of cities, and the way these people live in post-industrial environment, often without a job or even the prospect of steady work.

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Urban poverty: characteristics of urban poverty Most studies attempting to describe urban poverty have focused on drawing out the characteristics of urban poverty, often by comparing rural with urban poverty.

However, there is still much debate as to whether urban poverty differs from rural poverty and whether policies to address the two. Introduction Urban mobility &poverty. Lessons from Medellín and Soacha, Colombia.

Julio D. Dávila. s the title suggests, the two central themes of this book are urban mobility and poverty. transport growth dynamics in urban areas that have high population densities and high poverty levels.

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DOI link for Paths To Homelessness. Paths To Homelessness book. Extreme Poverty And The Urban Housing Crisis. By Doug A Timmer, D. Stanley Eitzen, Kathryn D. Talley, D Stanley Eitzen. Edition 1st Edition. First Published Book Edition: 1st Edition. in urban areas is rising, and more rapidly than for the popu-lation as a whole.

We believe that, by facilitating overall eco-nomic growth, population urbanization has helped reduce overall poverty—however, the process of urbanization has affected rural poverty more than urban poverty.

measuring urban and rural poverty. Chapter 2 discusses how transport reduces poverty. Chapter 3 examines how urban transport policies can be focused more specifically on meeting the needs of the poor but touches on other transport related aspects of the quality of life of poor people.

2 Introduction In recent years an extensive body of literature has emerged on the definition, measurement and analysis of poverty.1 Much of this literature focuses on analyzing poverty at the national level, or spatial disaggregation by general categories of urban or rural areas with.

Mar 10,  · Public transportation is a necessity that we often take for granted. In the same way that systemic issues are often overlooked in the fight against poverty, we have forgotten to look at the implications of poor and failing transportation systems.

Transport and urban poverty 49 Introduction 49 Urban livelihoods 49 Urbanisation 49 The urban poor and their livelihoods 51 Rural –urban linkages and sustainable livelihoods 52 Characteristics of urban travel demands 53 Transport and economic opportunities of the urban.

Throughout June, Urban Institute scholars will offer evidence-based ideas for reducing poverty and increasing opportunity. I recently sat in the living room of a young mother whose children, two and three years old, had just returned to her after 18 months in foster Mary K.

Cunningham. The World Bank’s East Asia and Pacific Cities: Expanding Opportunities for the Urban Poor report encourages cities in the region to ensure inclusive, equitable urban growth through a multi-dimensional approach to planning, incorporating aspects of economic, spatial, and social inclusion to foster economic growth and reduce poverty.

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Exclusion of the urban poor from the benefits of urban life fosters discontent and political by: Aug 18,  · Poverty is not made up of a cut-and-dry set of circumstances.

Rural poverty and urban poverty differ on many levels, with distinctive, environment-based issues that characterize quality of life. There are similarities, of course, that span both rural and urban poverty.

ChILD POvERTy AND ITS LASTING CONSEQUENCE 3 2nd pages This analysis uses data from the through waves of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID), a longitudinal survey that interviewed respondents annually from to and biennially thereafter.

Using data over a year. “That same night, I wrote my first short story. It took me thirty minutes. It was a dark little tale about a man who found a magic cup and learned that if he wept into the cup, his tears turned into pearls. This book takes a new look at the urban poverty debate at a time when there is renewed interest in urban poverty and management from the World Bank and other multilateral development agencies.

It brings together contributions from academics, practitioners and urban poverty specialists to present a multi-disciplinary approach to the debate, highlighting the need to link policy, institutional.

Relative poverty refers to the economic status of a family whose income is insufficient to meet its society's average standard of living. Urban poverty occurs in metropolitan areas with populations of at least 50, people.

The urban poor deal with a complex aggregate of chronic and acute stressors (including crowding, violence, and noise) and. This book lays out in detail the ways in which present measures of poverty underestimate urban poverty and presents the data on urban poverty and inequality, and especially urban health deprivations.

It demonstrates that research policy and action to improve the lives of low-income urban dwellers are a global priority. Poverty, the state of one who lacks a usual or socially acceptable amount of money or material possessions.

Poverty is said to exist when people lack the means to satisfy their basic needs. Learn more about types and causes of poverty in this article. Apr 20,  · Urban Poverty and Geographically Concentrated Low-Income Communities.

When trying to understand any type relationship between phenomena, the hardest point to establish is causation. Two seemingly correlated variables do not necessarily cause or have a significant impact on each other.

Journals & Books; Help Download full education and transport can powerfully affect the livelihoods of poor people for the good. Such access is especially important in urban areas in view of the distinctiveness of urban poverty, which includes the fact that 'lousing ~rnd sanitation are greater hazards to public health than they arc in rural Cited by: This book is printed on elemental chlorine free paper Slums represent the worst of urban poverty and inequality.

and by ensuring easy geographical access to jobs through pro-poor transport. Rural poverty refers to poverty in rural areas, including factors of rural society, rural economy, and political systems that give rise to the poverty found there.

Rural poverty is often discussed in conjunction with spatial inequality, which in this context refers to the inequality between urban and rural areas. Both rural poverty and spatial inequality are global phenomena, but like poverty.Urban poverty in Turkey William Armstrong - [email protected] Syrians living in shanty houses and derelict buildings in the Turkish capital were recently evacuated as a part of an urban transformation project overseen by the Ankara Municipality.It is a situation resulting from a group of factors, we can say is the lack of opportunities given to the inhabitants of an area because of the configuration of the urban landscape in which they live or transit.

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