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.
National PPP Unit
It addresses the growing worldwide interest in the use of light rail metro transit (LRMT) schemes to provide urban transport solutions and reviews the potential use of public-private partnership (PPP).
To improve the infrastructure project development process, the MIWM has developed an investment program called MIRT (Multi-Year Programme for Infrastructure, Spatial Planning and Transport).
The core principle behind the PPP is the creation of a contractual bubble – a framework of contracts.
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.
Among the project initiatives aimed at developing and improving technological tools for transport and logistics planning, Empresa de Planejamento e Logistica (EPL) has started the process of building a logistics information system which is the basis of the National Transport and Logistics Observatory - ONTL.
The IRF World Road Statistics (WRS) continue to be the only comprehensive, universal source of statistical data on road networks, traffic and inland transport.
Large-scale port projects have big impacts on the local economy and affect the way that the regional and national economy operates, with major implications for investment in regional transport systems.
A Spanish-language guide to help developing countries assess infrastructure investment risk for Public-Private Partnership (PPP) transport sector projects is now available through the Global Infrastructure Hub’s website.
Una guía en español para ayudar a los países en desarrollo a evaluar el riesgo de inversión de infraestructura para proyectos del sector transporte en contratos de Asociación Público-Privada (PPP) ya está disponible a través de la página web del Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub).
The Commission has developed this Resource Book, consisting of a set of case studies of PPPs in both Western and Central Europe and in various sectors including: Water and Wastewater Management, Solid Waste Management and Transport.
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.
In February 2013, Transport for London commissioned Oxford Economics and York Aviation to prepare a technical note on the economic value of connectivity by air as part of the Mayor’s Aviation Work Programme during 2012-13.
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.
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.
LAIF's main purpose is to promote additional sustainable investment in key infrastructure in the transport, energy, and environment sectors, as well as support private sector development in LAC countries.
The Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub) has appointed Maritime & Transport Business Solutions (MTBS) to support the development and delivery of an early market consultation for the Ports Privatisation Program in Brazil, which is a key aspect of GI Hub’s Brazil Country Program.
Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa – 2017 is the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa’s (ICA’s) annual report on how financial resources are being mobilised to facilitate the development of the continent’s transport, water and sanitation, energy and ICT sectors.