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Review of the urban transport sector in the Russian Federation : transition to long-term sustainability (English)

Russian cities are undergoing critical economic and social changes that affect the performance and condition of their urban transport systems. While the population of most large cities in Russia (over one million residents) has remained relatively unchanged over the last decade, the average income of the urban dwellers has sharply increased. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 77979 APR 01, 2013

Jung Eun Oh; Gwilliam, Kenneth

A national framework for sustainable urban transport systems : proposals for improving urban transportation in Russian cities (Russian)

In many Russian cities, these growing demands for mobility are not adequately met by the existing urban transport infrastructure and services. Most municipalities have had difficulties in planning and managing the development of their urban transport systems in a coherent manner, which is a precondition for successful resolution of the existing transport problems. ... See More +

Other Urban Study 73228 JAN 01, 2012

Oh, Jung Eun; Gwilliam, Kenneth; Podolske, Richard; Agarwal, Om Prakash English

A national framework for sustainable urban transport systems : proposals for improving urban transportation in Russian cities (English)

In many Russian cities, these growing demands for mobility are not adequately met by the existing urban transport infrastructure and services. Most municipalities have had difficulties in planning and managing the development of their urban transport systems in a coherent manner, which is a precondition for successful resolution of the existing transport problems. ... See More +

Other Urban Study 73228 JAN 01, 2012

Oh, Jung Eun; Gwilliam, Kenneth; Podolske, Richard; Agarwal, Om Prakash Russian

Africa's transport infrastructure : mainstreaming maintenance and management (English)

The Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostic (AICD) has produced continent-wide analysis of many aspects of Africa's infrastructure challenge. The main findings were synthesized in a flagship report titled Africa's Infrastructure: A Time for Transformation, published in November 2009. ... See More +

Publication 60803 MAR 11, 2011

Gwilliam, Ken

Developing the public transport sector in China (English)

The focus of this discussion paper is on institutional arrangements for the provision of public transport bus services, including the introduction of private capital in bus operations, the value of competitive tendering mechanisms as a determining factor in selecting suppliers, and the role of regulation. ... See More +

Policy Note 56647 JAN 01, 2010

Gwilliam, Ken Chinese

Developing the public transport sector in China (Chinese)

The focus of this discussion paper is on institutional arrangements for the provision of public transport bus services, including the introduction of private capital in bus operations, the value of competitive tendering mechanisms as a determining factor in selecting suppliers, and the role of regulation. ... See More +

Policy Note 56647 JAN 01, 2010

Gwilliam, Ken English

Africa infrastructure country diagnostic : roads in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

A road network providing adequate connectivity across national territory is typically one of the most costly items of infrastructure that any country requires. ... See More +

Working Paper 55105 JUN 01, 2008

Gwilliam, Ken; Foster, Vivien; Archondo-Callao, Rodrigo; Briceno-Garmendia, Cecilia; Nogales, Alberto; Sethi, Kavita;

Regulation of taxi markets in developing countries : issues and options (English)

Taxis perform an important function in urban transport markets in both developed and developing countries. Because of the perceived vulnerability of passengers to exploitation by operators, entry to the market and fares have been tightly regulated in many industrialized countries. ... See More +

Brief 33896 FEB 01, 2005

Gwilliam, Kenneth M.

Cities on the move : a World Bank urban transport strategy review (Chinese)

The report's objectives are i) to better understand the nature and magnitude of urban transport problems, particularly in respect of the poor, and ii) to articulate a strategy by which the World Bank and other agencies can assist national and city governments to address these problems. ... See More +

Publication 24910 JAN 01, 2005

Gwilliam, Kenneth M. English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French

Russia : the transport sector (English)

This transport policy note examining the Russian transport system finds that it must focus more on overall coordination among different transport modes, and help reduce imbalances among regions. ... See More +

Working Paper 33902 AUG 01, 2004

Gwilliam, Ken; Eijbergen, Ben; Thompson, Lou; Podolske, Richard; Carruthers, Robin Russian

Russia : the transport sector (Russian)

This transport policy note examining the Russian transport system finds that it must focus more on overall coordination among different transport modes, and help reduce imbalances among regions. ... See More +

Working Paper 33902 AUG 01, 2004

Gwilliam, Ken; Eijbergen, Ben; Thompson, Lou; Podolske, Richard; Carruthers, Robin English

Cities on the move : a World Bank urban transport strategy review : Cidades em movimento: estrategia de transporte urbano do Banco mundial (Portuguese)

The report's objectives are i) to better understand the nature and magnitude of urban transport problems, particularly in respect of the poor, and ii) to articulate a strategy by which the World Bank and other agencies can assist national and city governments to address these problems. ... See More +

Publication 24910 JUN 23, 2004

Gwilliam, Kenneth M. English, Russian, Spanish, French, Chinese

Cities on the move : a World Bank urban transport strategy review (Russian)

The report's objectives are i) to better understand the nature and magnitude of urban transport problems, particularly in respect of the poor, and ii) to articulate a strategy by which the World Bank and other agencies can assist national and city governments to address these problems. ... See More +

Publication 24910 JAN 01, 2004

Gwilliam, Kenneth M. English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese

The World Bank research observer 18 (1) (English)

Tight money in a post-crisis defense of the exchange rate : what have we learned?, by Peter J. Montiel. Foreign bank entry : experience, implications for developing economies, and agenda for further research, by George Clarke, Robert Cull, Maria Soledad Martinez Peria, and Susana M. ... See More +

Publication 25578 MAR 31, 2003

Montiel, Peter J.; Clarke, George; Cull, Robert; Martinez Peria, Maria Soledad; Sanchez, Susana M.; Botero, Juan Carlos; La Porta, Rafael; Lopez-de-Silanes, Florencio; Shleifer, Andrei; Volokh, Alexander; Pistor, Katharina; Keinan, Yoram; Kleinheisterkamp, Jan; West, Mark D.; Gwilliam, Ken; Kumar, Ajay

How effective are second generation road funds? A preliminary appraisal (English)

Underfunded, inefficient road maintenance is a perennial problem in many developing economies. To address it, some countries have created ‘second generation’ road funds that are financed by fuel levies and managed by boards and representing the interest of road users. ... See More +

Journal Article 76444 MAR 01, 2003

Gwilliam, Ken; Kumar, Ajay

Cities on the move : a World Bank urban transport strategy review : Ciudades en movimento: revision de la estrategia de transporte urbano del Banco mundial (Spanish)

The report's objectives are i) to better understand the nature and magnitude of urban transport problems, particularly in respect of the poor, and ii) to articulate a strategy by which the World Bank and other agencies can assist national and city governments to address these problems. ... See More +

Publication 24910 NOV 01, 2002

Gwilliam, Kenneth M. English, Russian, Portuguese, French, Chinese

Cities on the move : a World Bank urban transport strategy review (English)

The report's objectives are i) to better understand the nature and magnitude of urban transport problems, particularly in respect of the poor, and ii) to articulate a strategy by which the World Bank and other agencies can assist national and city governments to address these problems. ... See More +

Publication 24910 AUG 31, 2002

Gwilliam, Kenneth M. Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese

Cities on the move : a World Bank urban transport strategy review : Villes en mouvement : la strategie de transport urbain de la Banque mondiale (French)

The report's objectives are i) to better understand the nature and magnitude of urban transport problems, particularly in respect of the poor, and ii) to articulate a strategy by which the World Bank and other agencies can assist national and city governments to address these problems. ... See More +

Publication 24910 JAN 01, 2002

Gwilliam, Kenneth M. English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese

The World Bank Research Observer 14 (2) (English)

Road funds, user charges, and taxes, by Ken Gwilliam and Zmarak Shalizi. Between the state and the market: can informal insurance patch the safety net? ... See More +

Publication 20350 AUG 31, 1999

Gwilliam, Ken; Shalizi, Zmarak; Morduch, Jonathan; Blank, Lorraine; Grosh, Margaret; Irwin, Timothy; Klein, Michael; Perry, Guillermo E.; Deininger, Klaus; Binswanger, Hans; Mendelsohn, Robert; Dinar, Ariel; Reilly, John; Thobani, Mateen

Road funds, user charges, and taxes (English)

Insufficient or uncertain budgetary allocations to road maintenance have resulted in road deterioration that has significantly increased production and transport costs in many countries. ... See More +

Journal Article 76637 AUG 01, 1999

Gwilliam, Ken; Shalizi, Zmarak

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Review of the urban transport sector in the Russian Federation : transition to long-term sustainability (English)
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APR 01, 2013 77979 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
A national framework for sustainable urban transport systems : proposals for improving urban transportation in Russian cities (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2012 73228 Other Urban Study English
A national framework for sustainable urban transport systems : proposals for improving urban transportation in Russian cities (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 73228 Other Urban Study Russian
Africa's transport infrastructure : mainstreaming maintenance and management (English)
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Developing the public transport sector in China (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 56647 Policy Note Chinese
Developing the public transport sector in China (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2010 56647 Policy Note English
Africa infrastructure country diagnostic : roads in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 55105 Working Paper
Regulation of taxi markets in developing countries : issues and options (English)
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FEB 01, 2005 33896 Brief
Cities on the move : a World Bank urban transport strategy review (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2005 24910 Publication English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French
Russia : the transport sector (English)
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AUG 01, 2004 33902 Working Paper Russian
Russia : the transport sector (Russian)
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AUG 01, 2004 33902 Working Paper English
Cities on the move : a World Bank urban transport strategy review : Cidades em movimento: estrategia de transporte urbano do Banco mundial (Portuguese)
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JUN 23, 2004 24910 Publication English, Russian, Spanish, French, Chinese
Cities on the move : a World Bank urban transport strategy review (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2004 24910 Publication English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese
The World Bank research observer 18 (1) (English)
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MAR 31, 2003 25578 Publication
How effective are second generation road funds? A preliminary appraisal (English)
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MAR 01, 2003 76444 Journal Article
Cities on the move : a World Bank urban transport strategy review : Ciudades en movimento: revision de la estrategia de transporte urbano del Banco mundial (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2002 24910 Publication English, Russian, Portuguese, French, Chinese
Cities on the move : a World Bank urban transport strategy review (English)
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AUG 31, 2002 24910 Publication Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese
Cities on the move : a World Bank urban transport strategy review : Villes en mouvement : la strategie de transport urbain de la Banque mondiale (French)
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JAN 01, 2002 24910 Publication English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese
The World Bank Research Observer 14 (2) (English)
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AUG 31, 1999 20350 Publication
Road funds, user charges, and taxes (English)
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AUG 01, 1999 76637 Journal Article