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Programmatic
SSATP 1987-2011

Since its launch in 1987, the Program has greatly evolved while remaining faithful to its mandate of putting the transport sector in the forefront of development. Africa has greatly grown too - in…

June 30, 2011

Regional Integration
Emerging Good Practice in Overload Control in Eastern and Southern

This third volume on overload control presents the case studies carried out in Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Botswana. They all offer a different but complementary approach to tackle…

April 30, 2011

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

Programmatic
Annual Report 2010

The Annual Report for the year 2010

December 31, 2010

Programmatic
SSATP Annual Meeting 2010 -- Kampala, Uganda

December 01, 2010

Programmatic
SSATP Annual Meeting 2010 -- Kampala Uganda

The Annual Meeting 2010 took place in Kampala, Uganda last October and was conducted under the theme Moving Africa forward: transport policies for growth & integration.

November 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
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

Regional Integration
Overload Control Practices in Eastern and Southern Africa Main

In this second volume, the author presents some important findings and recommendations following from a survey conducted by regional economic communities, international bodies, private sector…

March 31, 2010

Regional Integration
Guidelines on Vehicle Overload Control in Eastern and Southern Africa

Endemic overloading of commercial vehicles has led to the deterioration of roads in most Sub-Saharan African countries. Unless the problem is taken seriously, there is no doubt that it will negate…

February 28, 2010

Programmatic
Annual Report 2009

The Annual Report for the year 2009

December 31, 2009

Programmatic
SSATP Annual Meeting 2009 -- Lilongwe, Malawi

December 01, 2009

Policies & Strategies
A Framework for a Pro-growth, Pro-poor transport Strategies

The purpose of this framework document or guidance note is to highlight possible options for the formulation of a pro-growth, pro-poor transport strategy (PGPTS), an essential instrument to promote…

September 30, 2009

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

Regional Integration
The Chirundu Border Post

This paper presents the findings of an initiative undertaken by the SSATP and its regional partners to monitor transit performance along the North-South corridor, a major trade corridor. Based on the…

August 31, 2009

Regional Integration
Gazing into the mirror Operational Internal Control in Cameroon

Cameroon is a model example of a developing country facing the challenges of trade facilitation, in light of its geographic location within Central Africa. Close to 20 percent of its Customs revenues…

December 31, 2008

Programmatic
Annual Report 2008

The Annual Report for the year 2008

December 31, 2008

Road Asset Management
A User Guide to Road Management Tools

This user guide gives an overview of selected tools for road infrastructure management, and explains how they can assist road authorities and contribute to road management. It captures, in a single…

November 30, 2008

Programmatic
SSATP Annual Report 2007

The 2007 annual report which marks the end of the Long Term Development Plan (LTDP) that started in 2004. Over the past four years, Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) has become the…

May 31, 2008

Regional Integration
Lessons of Corridor Performance Measurement

This paper presents the methodological lessons of several corridor performance measurement carried out in Africa. Based on current experience, the authors conclude that while road drovers'trip…

April 30, 2008

Rural Access & Mobility
A Methodology for Rapid Assessment of Rural Transport Services

Rural transport services are often inadequate. Passenger and goods transport needs improving to stimulate rural economies and reduce poverty. Understanding existing rural transport systems and…

September 30, 2007