This handbook synthesises and disseminates knowledge to inform the planning, implementation, and operations of urban rail projects.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) has promoted employment-intensive public and community works programmes as a major means of job creation and poverty alleviation in developing countries.
In June 2016, under Japanese presidency, G7 Leaders endorsed G7 Ise- Shima Principles for Promoting Quality Infrastructure Investment, which has crystalized as definition of quality infrastructure investment.
G20 finance ministers and central bank governors developed a set of leading practices to promote and prioritize quality infrastructure investment.
The policy framework for investment provides a systematic approach for improving investment conditions and a comprehensive checklist of key policy issues for consideration by any government interested in creating an enabling environment for all types of investment.
The purpose of these principles is to help government work with private sector partners to finance and bring to fruition projects in areas of vital economic importance, such as transport, water and power supply and telecommunications.
This Checklist for PPPs has been prepared from the point of view of public policy makers and decision-makers in countries at various levels of development and capacities for the purpose of a high level assessment of a PPP project.
The paper “Partnering to Build a Better World: MDBs’ Common Approaches to Supporting Infrastructure Development” presents a brief description of how MDBs work with their Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs) .
This Railway Reform Toolkit aims to provide aneasy-to-use resource on the rail industry —what it is and what it does best— and to provide an experience-based set of best practices to aid inthe planning and execution of railway reforms.
The Infracompass explores the capability of 56 countries to deliver infrastructure projects, identify priority reforms and pinpoint leading practices across infrastructure governance & institutions, regulatory frameworks, permits, planning, procurement and delivery.
This report thus attempts to address the economic impact of road safety, while providing a comprehensive overview of the challenge in estimating the social impact of road traffic injuries (RTIs).
This paper is a collaboration between the World Bank’s Transport Global Practice, the World Bank’s Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) and the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) to assemble evidence, viewpoints, and analysis on eMobility programs.
We reviewed existing literature, conducted case studies and interviews, and found that the smart cities context has transformed traditional ITS into “smart mobility” with three major characteristics: people-centric, data-driven, and powered by bottom-up innovations.
The Multi-Asset Infrastructure Index is a 50%/50% split between the Global Equity Infrastructure Index and the Global Bond Infrastructure Index.
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is a new global fund created to support the efforts of developing countries to respond to the challenge of climate change.
The Guidance Note, developed by the GI Hub in collaboration with Cambridge Economic Policy Associates Limited (CEPA), identifies lessons learned from various existing NIBs in both emerging markets and high-income countries through 11 case studies which explore different NIBs that have existed from 1945.