The efficiency of toll roads is important. Not just for tolling operators, but also for governments, investors and the driving public.
This paper provides a condensed yet substantive overview of the key international lessons learned in the area of PBMC.
By delivering efficient, cost-effective and innovative maintenance services, well-designed output and performance-based road maintenance contracts can help maintain road assets and achieve value-for-money.
This series provides an overview of public-private partnership stories in various infrastructure sectors, where IFC was the lead advisor. This specific case relates to the NAIA Expressway project in Philippines.
ChinaRAP is a collaboration between the International Road Assessment Programme and the Research Institute of Highway (RIOH), Ministry of Transport (MoT). Launched in 2008, seed financial support was provided through the World Bank Global Road Safety Facility by Bloomberg Philanthropies and now ten times that amount is now mobilised by the Chinese Government.
Star Ratings provide an evidence-based objective measure of crash risk to ensure that safety is built-in to designs for upgrades and new roads prior to construction.
The data presented in this report show that progress has been achieved in important areas such as legislation, vehicle standards and improving access to post-crash care. This progress has not, however, occurred at a pace fast enough to compensate for the rising population and rapid motorization of transport taking place in many parts of the world.
Infrastructure projects in the Netherlands, such as the construction of roads, bridges and tunnels, have become larger and more complex in recent years. This thesis is about these kinds of infrastructure projects, about the challenges and tensions that go with them, about how people experience them and how they look jointly for solutions, and how they succeed or sometimes fail.
This report presents the findings of the analysis of unit costs and cost overruns of road infrastructure projects in Africa.
This paper examines the evolution of infrastructure and the impact of infrastructure investment and public finance shocks on key development indicators and growth performance in the context of middle income countries.
The report analyzes how regional connectivity and economic integration between South Asia and Southeast Asia can benefit the regions in terms of economic growth through infrastructure.
This paper examines the impact of the STAR highway in the Philippines on public finance.
This paper analyses how wider roads or more lanes can reduce vehicle emissions and help people be more mobile and efficient, longer roads can increase emissions, although not in a statistically significant way.
This compendium presents the best practices for the introduction and development of road asset management based on a desk review of the experiences in the 11 member countries of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program.
This is a new framework for road safety aims to halve the number of fatalities on CAREC road corridors by 2030 (compared to 2010).
The objective of the study is to strengthen capacity of geohazard disaster resilience of federal highway infrastructure in Brazil through reviewing disaster risk management (DRM) capacity for federal road infrastructure and case studies of applying innovative methodologies for assessing disaster risk and evaluating economic benefits of resilience countermeasures.
This study identifies potential competition issues to monitor and makes specific recommendations by country and topic.
The World Bank Group (WBG) wrote this report as part of a project designed to assess the competitiveness of the logistics sector in Greece and to develop policy recommendations.