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Urban Transport & Mobility
Institutions in Motion: Learning from the Experience of Urban Mobility Organizing Authorities in Sub-Saharan Africa

This SSATP report provides a comprehensive analysis of urban mobility organizing authorities in Sub-Saharan Africa. By examining case studies from cities like Accra, Cape Town, Dakar, Dar es Salaam,…

February 29, 2024

Urban Transport & Mobility
The minibus renewal and professionalization process: a combined approach to modernize paratransit services in Dakar, Senegal

“The minibus renewal and professionalization process: a combined approach to modernize paratransit services in Dakar, Senegal,” is one of eight case studies part of a series titled Studies of…

May 24, 2023

Urban Transport & Mobility
The Regulation of buses and minibuses: private sector participation as catalysts to reform in Kigali, Rwanda

“The Regulation of buses and minibuses: private sector participation as catalysts to reform in Kigali, Rwanda,” is one of eight case studies part of a series titled Studies of Informal Passenger…

May 24, 2023

Urban Transport & Mobility
From complete formalization encompassing Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) to the corporatization of informal Public Transport owner/operators: Cape Town, South Africa

“From complete formalization encompassing Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) to the corporatization of informal Public Transport owner/operators: Cape Town, South Africa” is one of eight case studies part of a…

May 24, 2023

Programmatic
Annual Report 2022

The purpose of this report is to keep African member countries, development partners and the SSATP Executive Committee abreast of the Program’s progress. This is the first annual report for the SSATP…

February 24, 2023

Programmatic
DP3 Publications Brochure: A Wealth of Knowledge

Throughout the Third Development Plan (DP3), a multi-year work program spanning 2016-2021, SSATP focused on supporting member countries with developing sound transport strategies and policies to…

September 30, 2022

Programmatic
SSATP Fourth Development Plan (DP4)

The Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) launched its next five-year strategy cycle, the Fourth Development Plan (DP4), at the DP4 Stakeholders Engagement Meetings hosted by the European…

June 16, 2022

Road Safety
A Study of Road Safety Lead Agencies in Africa

Road traffic fatalities and injuries are a global concern acknowledged in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), an African concern acknowledged in the African Road Safety Charter,…

May 30, 2022

Programmatic
Third Development Plan (DP3) Completion Report

This report provides an extensive analysis of SSATP’s Third Development Plan (DP3, spanning 2016-2021) and its many achievements covering the Program's main focus areas: regional integration, urban…

February 11, 2022

Road Safety Observatory
Africa Status Report on Road Safety 2020

The status report summarizes the findings of the first original data collection effort for road safety on the African continent, reporting on the harmonized set of road safety indicators for 26…

February 10, 2022

Road Safety
Road Safety Strategies for African Cities: A Guide to Development

This report serves as a guide for preparing city road safety strategies which are capable of significantly and sustainably improving road safety in African cities and building commitment amongst…

December 31, 2021

Urban Transport & Mobility
African Cities Facing the Urban Mobility Crisis: The challenge of national mobility policies in Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Guinea, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda and Senegal

This report offers a transnational view of the urban mobility and accessibility context in Africa and focuses on the conditions necessary for implementing urban mobility policies based on good…

December 31, 2021

Road Safety Observatory
Road Safety Data in Africa: A Proposed Minimum Set of Road Safety Indicators for Data Collection, Analysis and Reporting

The report covers the process that was undertaken to develop a set of harmonized road safety indicators for African countries to collect and monitor. This process ultimately led to the establishment…

December 31, 2021

Urban Transport & Mobility
Summary Report on Urban Mobility in African Cities: Developing National Urban Mobility Policy and Delivering at the City Level

With the goal of mainstreaming an integrated approach to sustainable urban transport and mobility management in African cities, leveraging the EASI (Enable, Avoid, Shift and Improve) framework, SSATP…

December 31, 2021

Urban Transport & Mobility
Traffic Management for Sub-Saharan African Cities: The Way Forward

This report explores how to establish important priorities in traffic management. It focuses on realistic options for traffic management policies and measures that can be used by local transport…

December 31, 2021

Urban Transport & Mobility
Traffic Impact Assessment (TIA): Guideline for Cities in Africa

In partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB), SSATP supported the development of a Traffic Impact Assessment Guideline. TIAs are crucial for determining the impact of new building and…

December 31, 2021

Urban Transport & Mobility
African cities facing the urban mobility crisis: The challenge of national mobility policies in Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali and Togo confronted with the proliferation of motorised two-wheelers

The report offers a transnational view of the urban mobility and accessibility context in Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali and Togo and focuses on the conditions necessary for the implementation of urban…

December 31, 2021

Road Safety
Road Safety Culture in Africa: Results from the ESRA2 Survey in 12 African Countries

In collaboration with Vias Institute and Groupe Renault, SSATP contributed to this report, which examines the road safety culture in 12 African countries.  ESRA (E-Survey of Road Users’ Attitudes) is…

December 30, 2021

Urban Transport & Mobility
Innovation in Fare Collection Systems for Public Transport in African Cities

This study of African fare payment systems seeks to understand the emerging payment landscape in public transport in Sub-Saharan Africa, identifying key trends and their implications. The research…

June 29, 2021

Urban Transport & Mobility
Myths and Realities of “Informal” Public Transport in Developing Countries: Approaches for Improving the Sector

Understanding the basic causes of the "formal" public transport system’s decline and the rise of informal public transport is essential before improvements can be identified.  Because of its social,…

May 20, 2021

Road Safety
PRESENTATION: Used Vehicles Exported to the African Continent

During the "Safer and Cleaner Used Vehicles for Africa" webinar held on April 8, 2021, Marietta Harjono - Coordinating Specialist to the Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate (ILT) at…

April 08, 2021