Addressing Kenya's Transportation Future

Alex Pawlowski

POLS 551

Problem

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Share (%)

Possible Actions

  • A bus rapid transit system (BRT) using separated lanes

  • A phase out of gasoline / diesel vehicles in favor of zero emission vehicles in city centers

  • Charging vehicles in city centers a congestion fee, also tied to vehicle CO2 and pollutant emissions

  • A light rail transit (LRT) system intra-city, heavy rail for intercity travel

  • A comprehensive cycling infrastructure with bike share

Environmental Assessment

Congestion

GWP

Pollutants

Energy

BRT System
Electric BRT System

Gasoline / Diesel Vehicle Phase Out
Congestion Charging
Light Rail System
Cycling Infrastructure

Economic Assessment

Upfront

Citizens

Gov

Operating

Gov

Citizens

BRT System
Electric BRT System

Gasoline / Diesel Vehicle Phase Out
Congestion Charging
Light Rail System
Cycling Infrastructure

Political Assessment

Political Acceptance

Mass Adoption

BRT System
Electric BRT System

Gasoline / Diesel Vehicle Phase Out
Congestion Charging
Light Rail System
Cycling Infrastructure

All-together

BRT System
Electric BRT System

Gasoline / Diesel Vehicle Phase Out
Congestion Charging
Light Rail System
Cycling Infrastructure

Kenya's Future is Electric

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