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Policy Brief

Public transport as an instrument for urban regeneration

  • Global
  • Urban development

Revitalising, regenerating and supporting growth

Public transport is a key actor in revitalising, regenerating and supporting growth in deprived areas. Urban regeneration means closing the gap between the wealthiest and poorest populations by improving the physical structure of a deprived place, increasing the access for people living in deprived areas to a city’s life opportunities to tackle social exclusion and support the local economy.

This Policy Brief summarises how public transport is an essential instrument for urban regeneration as part of a city’s strategy for sustainable development.

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