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Urban Access & Mobility
Policies for Sustainable Accessibility and Mobility in Urban Areas of

Africa is urbanizing at a very high pace, and both large and intermediate African cities are experiencing rapid and often unplanned growth. As a result, policy- and decision-makers face numerous…

June 23, 2015

Urban Access & Mobility
The Soft Side of BRT: Lessons from 5 Developing Countries

The Soft Side of BRT: Lessons from 5 Developing Countries This publication is based on an extensive review of the literature, interviews with stakeholders, and analysis of primary data to document…

November 01, 2012

Urban Access & Mobility
Understanding the emerging role of motorcycle in African cities

This publication discusses the growth in the use of commercial motorcyles in sub-Saharan cities as a manifestation of the inability to address the delivery of urban transport services. This paper…

March 31, 2011

Urban Access & Mobility
The Dakar Bus Renewal Scheme

This publication recounts the story of the renovation of the Dakar bus transportation system and the financial and leasing mechanism behind this successful project which started in 2002 at the…

April 30, 2010

Urban Access & Mobility
The Dakar Bus Renewal Scheme

This publication recounts the story of the renovation of the Dakar bus transportation system and the financial and leasing mechanism behind this successful project which started in 2002 at the…

April 30, 2010

Urban Access & Mobility
Lagos Bus Rapid Transit

This document describes how the first bus rapid transit system based on the well known good practice examples of Columbia and Brazil, adapted to the local context of Lagos, was implemented. It shows…

August 31, 2009

Urban Access & Mobility
Non-Motorized Transport in African Cities -- Lessons from Experience

This document is based on a program of Non-Motorized Transport (NMT) Infrastructure and Services in Kenya (Nairobi and Eldoret), and Tanzania (Temeke, ward of Dar es Salaam and Morogoro). It aims to…

August 31, 2005

Urban Access & Mobility
A Study of Institutional, Financial and Regulatory Frameworks of

This working paper presents the findings of "A Study of Urban Transport Institutional, Financial and Regulatory Frameworks in Large Sub-Saharan African Cites" and it was commissioned by the Sub-…

June 30, 2005

Urban Access & Mobility
Poverty and Urban Mobility in Conakry

August 31, 2004

Urban Access & Mobility
Urban Transport Services in Sub-Saharan Africa -- Improving Vehicles

The report presents findings, and the way forward in respect of the Knowledge and Research (KAR) Project on vehicle operations in Sub-Saharan Africa, basically undertaken in Uganda and Ghana. In the…

April 30, 2003

Urban Access & Mobility
Assessment of the Non-Motorized Transport Program, Kenya and Tanzania

Scott Wilson was appointed by the SSATP/World Bank to undertake a technical assessment of pilot projects implemented in Kenya and Tanzania under Phase II of the Non-Motorized Transport [NMT] Program…

October 31, 2002

Urban Access & Mobility
Scoping Study -- Urban Mobility in Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam and

A comprehensive investigative study was implemented in 2002, on the status, and development of urban mobility in three Sub-Saharan African cities - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Nairobi, Kenya; and, Dar-es-…

September 30, 2002