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DRAFT

UN SDG Target 11.2 & Target Action Plan #7

7. As rapidly as possible provide safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable transport systems for all and build a comprehensive, nationwide, rail based/maglev transportation system integrated with local systems

(Updated June 2, 2016)

(This is a work in progress. Please provide comments/suggestions/additional actions to PeopleNow.org by email: refinetheplan@peoplenow.org or Fax 703-521-0849)

 

7.1       Introduction


This plan outlines Individual Actions required to:


It is Common Agenda Item (CAI) # of the Global Movement and Strategic Plan for a Permanently Peaceful, Prosperous, Just, Sustainable World described at www.PeopleNow.org.


TABLE OF CONTENTS


 

7.1       Introduction

 

7.2       Purpose

 

7.3       Objectives

 

7.4       Actions:


 

7.2       Purpose


This plan outlines individual Actions to build and operate a low carbon emission, modern comprehensive, nationwide, rail-based transportation/transit system, integrated with and supportive of local systems and local planning

 

7.3       Objectives


The objectives of this plan include implementing UN SDG Target 11.2: As rapidly as possible As rapidly as possible provide access to safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable transport systems for all, improving road safety, notably by expanding public transport, with special attention to the needs of those in vulnerable situations, women, children, persons with disabilities and older persons improving road safety, notably by expanding public transport, with special attention to the needs of those in vulnerable situations, women, children, persons with disabilities and older persons


 

7.4       Actions:


Build and operate a low carbon emission, modern comprehensive, nationwide, rail-based transportation/transit system, integrated with and supportive of local systems and local planning, including:

 

7.4.1    Provide comprehensive, clean, convenient, safe public transportation and safe trails, lanes, etc. walkways for pedestrians and cyclists, skaters, etc.

 

7.4.2    Provide trains and trolleys including high speed interstate rail, light rail and city metro systems along existing right-of-ways where possible.

 

7.4.3    Eliminate privately owned toll roads and toll lanes. In particular, replace toll lanes planned for or already around beltways with rail or metro.

 

7.4.4    Provide dedicated bus lanes on highways and in cities

 

7.4.5    Provide natural-gas powered, electric and hybrid buses and trolleys.

 

7.4.6    Develop comprehensive open ended integrated international, national, regional, state, district, and local plans that consider global warming, energy prices and progressing technologies.

 

7.5      Background