Mainstreaming Non-Motorised Transport (NMT) in police and planning in Nairobi: iInstitutional issues and challenges

Show simple item record Mitullah, Winnie V. Opiyo, Romanus
dc.contributor.other Southern African Transport Conference (31st : 2012 : Pretoria, South Africa)
dc.contributor.other Minister of Transport, South Africa 2012-10-05T11:16:24Z 2012-10-05T11:16:24Z 2012-07-09 July 2012
dc.description This paper was transferred from the original CD ROM created for this conference. The material was published using Adobe Acrobat 10.1.0 Technology. The original CD ROM was produced by Document Transformation Technologies Postal Address: PO Box 560 Irene 0062 South Africa. Tel.: +27 12 667 2074 Fax: +27 12 667 2766 E-mail: nigel@doctech URL: en_US
dc.description.abstract Paper presented at the 31st Annual Southern African Transport Conference 9-12 July 2012 "Getting Southern Africa to Work", CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa. en_US
dc.description.abstract Non Motorized Transport (NMT) is a dominant mode of transport in African cities, and there are a number of institutional issues and challenges that confront African governments in mainstreaming the mode into the overall planning of cities. This paper acknowledges the progress made in the mainstreaming of NMT in planning, including inherent institutional issues and challenges, based on preliminary findings from a study on NMT provision in Nairobi. The paper argues that, in spite of several attempts aimed at mainstreaming NMT in policy and planning, the process is confronted with institutional issues and challenges which affect implementation. After an extensive discussion of the NMT drivers, institutional issues and challenges, the paper concludes that there is an innovative trend emerging which bears hope for mainstreaming NMT within the city of Nairobi. As discussed in the paper, there is awareness among various actors of the need to accommodate and integrate NMT into the existing modes of transport. However, a number of challenges impact on this effort, including: the slow pace of processing the National Integrated Transport Policy, an existing biased inclination towards motorised transport, poor coordination of the drivers of NMT, and, poor enforcement of regulations. These constraints make it difficult to conclusively determine the direction of NMT mainstreaming within the city of Nairobi. en_US
dc.description.librarian dm2012 en
dc.format.extent 12 pages en_US
dc.format.medium PDF en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-920017-53-8
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Document Transformation Technologies
dc.relation.ispartof SATC 2012
dc.rights University of Pretoria en_US
dc.subject African cities en_US
dc.subject Nairobi en_US
dc.subject National Integrated Transport Policy en_US
dc.subject Non motorized transport en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Transportation
dc.subject.lcsh Transportation -- Africa
dc.subject.lcsh Transportation -- Southern Africa
dc.title Mainstreaming Non-Motorised Transport (NMT) in police and planning in Nairobi: iInstitutional issues and challenges en_US
dc.type Presentation en_US

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