The EIB adopted a revised transport lending policy on 13 December 2011, which sets the guiding principles and selection criteria that will reinforce the Bank's contribution to this sector.
In a recent study, we looked at the economic effects of the EU’s external aviation policy with third countries, focusing on 27 countries with which the EU has Air Services Agreements with varying degrees of liberalization.2
Since its unveiling in October 2013, China s Belt & Road Initiative (B&R) has promoted Eurasian trade and integration along the Silk Road Economic Belt and the Maritime Silk Road.
Most infrastructure investment plans and government policies rely on the delivery of projects and programs. To achieve these and unlock the real benefits of infrastructure, it is vital that projects and programs are delivered well.
The paper discusses the potential contribution of transport infrastructure to regional growth in the years following the GFC.
The Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) is a key EU funding instrument to promote growth, jobs and competitiveness through targeted infrastructure investment at European level.
Automated fare collection (AFC) systems are a key component of sustainable, high-quality urban transport services. This paper addresses the objectives, challenges and lessons learned from AFC schemes, with a particular focus on emerging markets and second-tier cities with limited resources.
The PPP Risk Allocation Tool 2019 Edition is now open for consultation. Feedback provided through this process will inform the final version which will be released later this year.
This paper discusses the approaches that analyze the way in which new transport infrastructure may lead to the restructuring and rebalancing of local and regional economies through structural change and the relocation of activities.
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.