WIT Press


Energy And Pollution Control Opportunities For Lahore

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT040731

Volume

75

Pages

10

Published

2004

Size

328 kb

Author(s)

A. Aziz & I. Ullah Bajwa

Abstract

Urban population explosion has increased motor vehicular usage tremendously. Lahore once called city of gardens has been plagued with swelling air pollution. Extensive car ownership rate results in more usage of energy and higher vehicular emission in environment. To achieve acceptable air quality, the popular available opportunities for the big cities of Pakistan are the use of alternate fuel (conversion to CNG), improved traffic management, greater role for Mass Transit System and effective emission control for two or three wheelers. There has been a tremendous trend in conversion of vehicle to CNG. Public transport and huge proportion of vehicles operating in Lahore are diesel fuelled and as per policy guide lines by Asian Development Bank their conversion is not possible. Traffi

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