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Transport problems and the raising of awareness 13
An analytical planning framework 15
Scope of this study 16
Paradoxical adoption patterns 17
International adoption patterns of transport technologies 17
Within-country adoption patterns are not uniform 18
Explicable patterns and 'random' or 'chaotic' elements 19
Key lessons 21
Diversity, complementarity and levels of use 21
Economic efficiency and profitability 24
User perspectives 27
Credit and subsidies 36
Critical mass 37
People with special needs 44
Safety, welfare and environmental considerations 44
Regulation and prohibition 46
Implications and ways to move forward 48
Alternative solutions to transport problems 48
Technical choices, diversity and complementarity 49
Multipurpose devices and transport services 51
Cost and affordability 52
Supply, distribution and maintenance systems 53
Credit and subsidies 54
Critical mass 56
Programme focus, prioritisation and poverty alleviation issues 58
Monitoring and evaluation 60
Networking and information exchange 61
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