Bhutan Transport 2040 Integrated Strategic Vision

Name of policy Bhutan Transport 2040 Integrated Strategic Vision
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Bhutan
Region Asia


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Policy support
    • Strategic planning
    Sector name
    • Transport
      Policy description The overarching objective of the Bhutan Transport vision is to provide the population with a safe, reliable, affordable, convenient, cost-effective, and environment-friendly transport system in support of strategies for socioeconomic development.

      The goals also include the promotion of efficient use of economic resources and of environmental sustainability.

      Nine transport strategies that constitute the overall Transport Vision 2040 have been developed: road network, civil aviation, intercity passenger transport, freight transport, regional connectivity, urban transport, road safety, road transport regulation, and transport sector management.

      This Strategy is mainly supported by the Asian Development Bank.

      Policy type
      • Energy efficiency
      • Renewables
      • Non-energy3
      Policy stringency
      Implementation state Implemented
      Date of decision 2013
      Start date of implementation
      End date of implementation
      High impact No
      Impact indicator


      Source or references https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/30268/bhutan-transport-2040.pdf
      Supports policies
      Is supported by policies
      Comments (background and assessment)
      Status Final

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