Quotes and Quotas is a weekly digest of phrases and facts that help explain Asia’s infrastructure push.
3: The annual economic cost of road accidents in terms of global GDP
6: The percent of Thailand’s GDP that traffic congestion in Bangkok costs
23: The percent of global aggregate GHG emissions that stem from Asia’s motorized transport
2035: The year in which the percent of global emissions from transport are predicted to reach 46 percent
140,000: Kilometers of road developed as a result of projects promoted by intergovernmental agreements to develop a regional highway network in Asia since 1992
700,000: People killed by road accidents in the Asia-Pacific countries each year
Have something quote-worthy? Share it with us @ReconAsia