Non-Motorized Transportation (NMT) includes all forms of movement that do not rely on an engine or motor for movement. This includes walking, cycling, rickshaws, animal-drawn carts, and rollerblading or skating for recreational purposes.
Issues in NMT Planning
Identifying Benefit Groups
Understanding Travel Patterns
Planning Process of Non-Motorized Transportation Systems
Assess: Examine the city thoroughly and identify where the NMT interventions are needed.
Enable: Envision a set of task to reach a predefined goal and builds capacity of its stakeholders
Plan and Design: Plan and Design the NMT infrastructure based on the views of stakeholders and gap assessments.
Invest: Explore the possibilities of financing options for carrying out the NMT interventions.
Implement: Clearly define the organizational role and responsibilities.