ITF Transport Outlook 2015

Published on January 27, 2015

Also available in: French


The ITF Transport Outlook examines the development of global transport volumes and related CO2 emissions and health impacts through to 2050. It examines factors that can affect supply and demand for transport services and focuses on scenarios illustrating potential upper and lower pathways, discussing their relevance to policy making.

This edition presents an overview of long-run scenarios for the development of global passenger and freight transport volumes, with emphasis on changes in global trade flows and the consequences of rapid urbanisation. It focuses on the characteristics of mobility development in developing countries, from Latin America to Chinese and Indian cities, highlighting the importance of urban mobility policies for the achievement of national and global sustainability goals.



SUMMARIESavailable in 6 languages

English ITF Transport Outlook 2015 (Summary in English)
French ITF Transport Outlook 2015 (Summary in French) Perspectives des Transports FIT
Spanish ITF Transport Outlook 2015 (Summary in Spanish) Perspectivas del transporte 2015 (ITF, Foro Internacional de Transporte)
German ITF Transport Outlook 2015 (Summary in German) ITF Transportausblick 2015
Japanese ITF Transport Outlook 2015 (Summary in Japanese) ITF輸送アウトルック2015
Italian ITF Transport Outlook 2015 (Summary in Italian) Prospettive dei trasporti del FIT (Forum Internazionale dei Trasporti) 2015


Executive summary
Reader's guide
Near-term outlook for the economy, trade and transport
Surface transport demand in the long run
International freight and CO2 emissions to 2050
Urban passenger transport scenarios for Latin America, China and India
Statistical annex
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