In Bangkok, transport contributes more than 50% to PM2.5 emissions and is one of the main causes of bad air quality. Therefore, the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP), with the support of TRANSfer III, is working towards the setting up of the “Thailand Clean Mobility Programme”.
This programme adopts the following approaches:
During August 2019, a series of events under the chairmanship of OTP has steered political momentum for these measures. The programme will help reduce air pollution from vehicles via pricing incentives, and using this money as one source of the fund to foster sustainable transport. The approaches will be fully developed by mid-2020. Let’s see how it will shape Bangkok and Nationawide’s eco-friendly mobility.