Access and safety key for sustainable transportation

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Bicycle-taxi in the streets of Amsterdam, Netherlands. Photo: ILO/Marcel Crozet

Transportation plays a critical role in a country's development by facilitating the means for workers to get to their jobs and for goods to reach markets.

Yet, providing citizens with access to safe, affordable and efficient modes of transport remains a challenge for governments and the industry.

That's according to international experts appointed by the UN Secretary-General to provide recommendations for more effective and healthier transport systems.

Dianne Penn has been speaking to José Viegas, a member of the High-level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport, which has just released its first report.

Duration: 5'25"

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