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Measuring road safety performance through regional observatory in Latin America (English)

The epidemic of road injury in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries is rising at an alarming rate (40percent increase in 2010 compared to 1990) and is now one of the leading causes of death among young adults as confirmed by recent global reports on road safety. ... See More +

Brief 87824 APR 01, 2014

Bose,Dipan; Raffo,Veronica Ines; Shotten,Marc Sanford Disclosed

Delivering good asset management in the road sector through performance based contracting (English)

The road sector represents a significant asset to any country, both in terms of the physical cost to build it, and the social and economic benefits that it facilitates. ... See More +

Brief 87825 MAR 01, 2014

Abe,Katsuya; Greenwood,Ian Douglas; Henning,Theuns Frederick Phillip; Porter, Tony Disclosed

Road traffic injuries : a public health crisis in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

The incidence of road crashes in the Middle East and North African (MENA) countries is rising at an alarming rate and is now the leading cause of death among young adults, as confirmed by recent public health reports1. ... See More +

Brief 84374 OCT 01, 2013

Bose,Dipan; Dahdah,Said Disclosed

Accessibility of urban transport for people with disabilities and limited mobility : lessons from East Asia and the Pacific (English)

Accessibility of transport is not always a priority in transport planning and implementation. There can be barriers in the physical environment and delivery of services that render transport inaccessible. ... See More +

Brief 77969 APR 01, 2012

Babinard, Julie; Wang, Wei; Bennett, Christopher R.; Mehndiratta, Shomik Disclosed

World Bank gender transport surveys : an overview (English)

Between 2008 and 2010 the transport sector initiated several country surveys to measure road transport needs and the constraints of both men and women, and more specifically how transport is facilitating or constraining access to resources, markets, and employment. ... See More +

Brief 65599 SEP 01, 2011

Babinard,Julie Disclosed

Addressing HIV or AIDS in South Caucasus transport projects (English)

Transport has been identified as a sector that is particularly vulnerable to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic. ... See More +

Brief 81596 SEP 01, 2010

Babinard,Julie; Bennett,Christopher R.; Butler,Robb; Ishihara,Satoshi Disclosed

Improving secondary and local roads in Albania : lessons from a programmatic approach (English)

Albania has made considerable progress since transition in overcoming the legacy of nearly forty years of autarky. But despite significant progress and some of the fastest rates of gross domestic product (GDP) growth in South East Europe, it remains one of the impoverished countries in Europe, with the majority of the population, and the majority of the poor, living in rural areas. ... See More +

Brief 56745 MAR 01, 2010

Humphreys, Martin; Guxho, Artan; Ishihara, Satoshi Disclosed

Geohazard management in the transport sector (English)

Geohazards can result in significant loss of human life as well as cause extensive damage to infrastructure. The magnitude and frequency of geohazard events ranges from earthquakes and tsunamis to landslides and flash floods. ... See More +

Brief 56749 MAR 01, 2010

Muzira, Stephen; Humphreys, Martin; Pohl, Wolfhart Disclosed

Improving local roads and creating jobs through rapid response projects : lessons from Armenia Lifeline Roads Improvement Project (English)

In late 2008 the Republic of Armenia requested the Bank's assistance to mitigate the impact of the global financial crisis. This technical note describes how the Lifeline Road Improvement Project (LRIP) was prepared and implemented as a Rapid Response Project, prepared in only six weeks. ... See More +

Brief 53315 FEB 01, 2010

Ishihara, Satoshi; Bennett, Christopher R. Disclosed

Planning and implementation of road use charging : options and guidelines (English)

Road use charging is used by agencies for activities ranging from revenue collection, through demand and environmental management. It is applied on individual road segments, such as an expressway, or over geographic areas, such as zones in a city or even an entire country. ... See More +

Brief 53314 NOV 01, 2009

Jung Eun, Oh; Vukanovic, Svetlana; Bennett, Christopher R. Russian Disclosed

Planning and implementation of road use charging : options and guidelines (Russian)

Road use charging is used by agencies for activities ranging from revenue collection, through demand and environmental management. It is applied on individual road segments, such as an expressway, or over geographic areas, such as zones in a city or even an entire country. ... See More +

Brief 53314 NOV 01, 2009

Jung Eun, Oh; Vukanovic, Svetlana; Bennett, Christopher R. English Disclosed

Performance-based contracting for preservation and improvement of road assets : Contrats bases sur les resultats pour la preservation et l'amelioration des actifs routiers (French)

The purpose of this note is to review the worldwide experience with the performance-based contracting (PBC) approach, highlight the main advantages, the steps involved and the results generated. ... See More +

Brief 33947 AUG 01, 2009

Stankevich, Natalya; Qureshi, Navaid; Queiroz, Cesar English, Russian, Spanish Disclosed

Performance-based contracting for preservation and improvement of road assets (Russian)

The purpose of this note is to review the worldwide experience with the performance-based contracting (PBC) approach, highlight the main advantages, the steps involved and the results generated. ... See More +

Brief 33947 AUG 01, 2009

Stankevich, Natalya; Qureshi, Navaid; Queiroz, Cesar English, French, Spanish Disclosed

Performance-based contracting for preservation and improvement of road assets (English)

The purpose of this note is to review the worldwide experience with the performance-based contracting (PBC) approach, highlight the main advantages, the steps involved and the results generated. ... See More +

Brief 33947 AUG 01, 2009

Stankevich, Natalya; Qureshi, Navaid; Queiroz, Cesar Russian, French, Spanish Disclosed

Assessment of road funds in South Asia region (English)

Sustaining an adequate level of resources for road maintenance has been a continuous issue worldwide, including in South Asia. Since the late 1990s South Asia has developed different models of Road Funds (RFs), at the national level, or in the case of India at the state and local level, to improve sources of financing for road maintenance and development. ... See More +

Brief 47431 DEC 01, 2008

Guillossou, Jean-Noel; Stankevich, Natalya Disclosed

Railways in development : global round-up 1996-2005 (English)

This Transport Note has been prepared as an adjunct to the 2006-07 updating of the World Bank's Railways Databases (www.worldbank.org/railways). ... See More +

Brief 42020 SEP 01, 2007

Amos, Paul; Thompson, Lou Disclosed

Railways in development : global round-up 1996-2005 (English)

This Transport Note has been prepared as an adjunct to the 2006-07 updating of the World Bank's Railways Databases. It uses the databases for inferences on aggregate trends as well as other Bank documents and sources of policy information. ... See More +

Brief 41963 SEP 01, 2007

Amos, Paul; Thompson, Lou Disclosed

Success factors for improving logistics in a middle-income country (English)

This note presents the main lessons drawn from an analytical and sector work on trade logistics in Morocco. Public and private counterparts recognized the positive impact of the World Bank's report to catalyze and accelerate reforms' pace and to facilitate cooperation between public and private parties involved in logistics reforms. ... See More +

Brief 38322 OCT 01, 2006

Raballand, Gaël; Arvis, Jean-François; Bellier, Michel Disclosed

Transport as a factor in the investment climate (English)

This Note shows how, through a process of consultation between the World Bank Transport Sector and Private Sector Department, some focus on transport has been introduced into the Global "core" module of the Investment Climate Survey. ... See More +

Brief 37371 AUG 01, 2006

Aoki, Naomi; Roberts, Peter Disclosed

How a road agency can transform force account road maintenance to contracting (English)

Recent international trends in the reform of road management, point to the need to transform force account road maintenance services. With Force Account, funding tends to be erratic; management of equipment and its support facilities inadequate, planning, supervision and execution require high standards of staffing, quality control may be poor; and reporting systems weak. ... See More +

Brief 37368 JUN 01, 2006

Andreski, Adam; Seth, Subhash; Walker, Wendy Disclosed

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Measuring road safety performance through regional observatory in Latin America (English)
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APR 01, 2014 87824 Brief
Delivering good asset management in the road sector through performance based contracting (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 87825 Brief
Road traffic injuries : a public health crisis in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 84374 Brief
Accessibility of urban transport for people with disabilities and limited mobility : lessons from East Asia and the Pacific (English)
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APR 01, 2012 77969 Brief
World Bank gender transport surveys : an overview (English)
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SEP 01, 2011 65599 Brief
Addressing HIV or AIDS in South Caucasus transport projects (English)
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SEP 01, 2010 81596 Brief
Improving secondary and local roads in Albania : lessons from a programmatic approach (English)
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MAR 01, 2010 56745 Brief
Geohazard management in the transport sector (English)
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MAR 01, 2010 56749 Brief
Improving local roads and creating jobs through rapid response projects : lessons from Armenia Lifeline Roads Improvement Project (English)
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FEB 01, 2010 53315 Brief
Planning and implementation of road use charging : options and guidelines (English)
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NOV 01, 2009 53314 Brief Russian
Planning and implementation of road use charging : options and guidelines (Russian)
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NOV 01, 2009 53314 Brief English
Performance-based contracting for preservation and improvement of road assets : Contrats bases sur les resultats pour la preservation et l'amelioration des actifs routiers (French)
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AUG 01, 2009 33947 Brief English, Russian, Spanish
Performance-based contracting for preservation and improvement of road assets (Russian)
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AUG 01, 2009 33947 Brief English, French, Spanish
Performance-based contracting for preservation and improvement of road assets (English)
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AUG 01, 2009 33947 Brief Russian, French, Spanish
Assessment of road funds in South Asia region (English)
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DEC 01, 2008 47431 Brief
Railways in development : global round-up 1996-2005 (English)
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SEP 01, 2007 42020 Brief
Railways in development : global round-up 1996-2005 (English)
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SEP 01, 2007 41963 Brief
Success factors for improving logistics in a middle-income country (English)
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OCT 01, 2006 38322 Brief
Transport as a factor in the investment climate (English)
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AUG 01, 2006 37371 Brief
How a road agency can transform force account road maintenance to contracting (English)
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JUN 01, 2006 37368 Brief