Energy Efficiency Development of Urban Passenger Transport in China

  • Li ZhenyuEmail author
  • Zhang Min
  • Chen Xumei
Conference paper


Considering the global energy shortage, the improvement of energy efficiency is one of the most important tasks in China’s urban passenger transport. But what is the potential improvement and what policies are needed in the next two decades for it. Based on the current situation in China, this paper introduces a methodology and a simple model based on it to calculate the future energy de-mand in the urban passenger transport. The energy demand scenario analysis is used to analyse the different energy demand and the efficiency changes. Finally, this paper gives some policy options for the improvement of energy efficiency in the urban passenger transport in China.


Energy Efficiency Public Transport Annual Growth Rate Travel Demand Urban Transport 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ministry Of TransportCUSTReC, China Academy of Transportation Sciences (CATS)BeijingP.R. China

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