Key Messages

The policy brief analyses problems under Business As Usual (BAU) conditions:

  • Smaller cities are emerging as the energy hotspots for the future
  • If proper interventions are not enforced in these cities now, high energy use with its impact on emissions will aggravate the current environmental situation
  • Smaller cities will face the same externalities of high vehicular growth in the coming decades, similar to the situation in megacities now And proposes solutions to it.
Urban Transport Focus - Small and Medium Sized Cities