Summary and conclusion of the study on urban transport dysfunction and air pollution in Dakar

This note presents the main conclusions of an on-site study of urban transport dysfunction, and air pollution in the Dakar agglomeration, carried out from August to November 1998, whose findings were discussed at a national seminar, which formed part of the Sub-Saharan African air quality initiative. Regarding the particular problem of air pollution caused by urban transport, the study and the recommendations, defined an action plan, being considered for financing, as part of a project preparation for increasing urban mobility in the Dakar area.

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Urban Transport Microenterprises in Abidjan

This note analyzes the organization, profitability, and financing of private mass transit services in Abidjan, with an emphasis on private companies, operating minibuses commonly known as "gbakas". The Abidjan case study is part of a regional study launched early in 1999, under the urban mobility component of the Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP), covering four cities: Abidjan, Bamako, Harare, and Nairobi, while the regional study was carried out by the Solidarite Internationale sur les Transports et la Recherche en Afrique Subsaharienne. (SITRASS).

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The Urban Transport 1998-2002 -- Strategic Development Plan

The World Bank's role in Sub-Saharan Africa's urban transport sub-sector has evolved in the last few years. Recent projects concerned specifically with urban transport (e.g., in Ghana, Kenya, and Senegal), are based on a comprehensive approach to urban mobility issues.

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The Role of the World Bank in the Development of Urban Transport in Sub-Saharan Africa

During the first period the Bank's main concern was to find ways of relieving urban traffic congestion. This mainly involved the prescription of traffic management, road rehabilitation and road construction. It also involved helping the formal public transport sector become more efficient and building local capabilities to plan, implementation and monitor traffic management schemes. This focus is reflected in the projects undertaken in the Cote d'Ivoire, Mali, Senegal, Cameroon and Zimbabwe.

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SSATP Long-Term Development Plan (LTDP 2004-2007) -- Main Text

This report claims that the Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) has reached a turning point in its record of service to its partners. Demands on the SSATP as the single most tried and tested transport policy development program in SSA are being heard from a wider than ever range of institutions and stakeholders. These stakeholders clearly recognize the crucial role of efficient transport in Africa's development.

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Plan de développement long terme (LTDP 2004-2007) -- Texte principal

This report claims that the Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) has reached a turning point in its record of service to its partners. Demands on the SSATP as the single most tried and tested transport policy development program in SSA are being heard from a wider than ever range of institutions and stakeholders. These stakeholders clearly recognize the crucial role of efficient transport in Africa's development.

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