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Mejora de la movilidad rural - opciones para el desarrollo del transporte motorizado y no motorizado en las areas rurales (Spanish)

Many inhabitants of rural areas in developing countries lack adequate and affordable access to transport infrastructure and services. Improving rural people's access to essential services requires better mobility through transport infrastructure and services as well as the location, price, and quality of facilities. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 44952 JUN 01, 2002

Starkey, Paul; Ellis, Simon; Hine, John; Ternell, Anna;

Experiences and issues in urban transport infrastructure concessions (English)

Rising incomes, ongoing urbanization and rapid suburbanization are placing increasing demands on most of the world's cities. With more vehicles making more trips over longer distances, urban transport systems face saturation and potential collapse. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 27042 AUG 01, 1999

Gerhard Menckhoff; Christopher Zegras

Proceedings of the regional technical workshop on transportation and transit facilitation : regional initiative on transport integration South Asia region (English)

This report presents an overview of the discussions held at the workshop. It does not attempt to elaborate on the entire content of the presentations. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 27045 APR 21, 1999

World Bank experience with the provision of infrastructure services for the urban poor : preliminary identification and review of best practices (English)

It is estimated that over the next quarter century, fifty percent of the developing world population will be urbanized, while, increasingly, the urban poor, are experiencing the deprivation of basic infrastructure. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 19634 JAN 31, 1997

Kessides, Christine

Concessions in transport (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)

This paper considers world wide experience with a restricted range of the spectrum of options for private participation in the supply of transport infrastructure and services. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 17876 NOV 30, 1996

Shaw, L. Nicola; Gwilliam, Kenneth M.; Thompson, Louis S.

Concessions in transport (Vol. 2 of 2) : Descriptions of concessions, by mode (English)

This paper considers world wide experience with a restricted range of the spectrum of options for private participation in the supply of transport infrastructure and services. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 17876 NOV 01, 1996

Shaw, L. Nicola; Gwilliam, Kenneth M.; Thompson, Louis S.

Constructing a competitive environment in public road passenger transport (English)

This paper considers how much regulatory reform may improve performance in urban public passenger transport and the nature of the regulatory reform necessary to achieve the greatest benefit. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 16119 OCT 31, 1996

Gwilliam, Kenneth M.; Scurfield, Richard G.

The use of sectoral and project performance indicators in Bank-financed transport operations : a first edition note (English)

This note forms a part of a Bank-wide exercise undertaken by the central vice-presidencies to put the recommendations in the Wapenhaus Report into operation, and is addressed to all Bank staff engaged in the transport sector. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 16121 APR 30, 1995

Gannon, Colin; Shalizi, Zmarak

The German water and sewerage sector : how well it works and what this means for developing countries (English)

In order to provide its borrowers with high-quality services, the Bank gives priority to ensuring that its staff are familiar with the best water supply practices throughout the world. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 14273 FEB 28, 1995

Briscoe, John

Transport-related air pollution strategies : What lessons for developing countries? (English)

This paper reviews the current air quality strategy being pursued in developed and developing country cities. The present strategy is essentially curative -stabilize emission amounts first and then reduce the level of air pollution gradually, focusing on improved fuel and automotive technologies for new vehicles, plus routine inspection and maintenance programs for other vehicles. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 16120 SEP 30, 1994

Shalizi, Zmarak; Carbajo, Jose C.

Railways, energy and environment (English)

This paper addresses the question whether rail transport should be preferred over road-based modes because of its superior environmental characteristics, presumed to exist because rail is more energy efficient than road modes and uses, or can use, less polluting forms of energy. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 16124 MAR 31, 1994

Gwilliam, Kenneth M.; Shalizi, Zmarak; Thompson, Louis S.

Rural road maintenance and improvement (English)

Two recent World Bank reports investigated past experience in transport and agriculture projects with rural road components, and drew some lessons for future practice. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 16123 MAR 31, 1994

Hoban, Chris; Riverson, John; Weckerle, Albert

HDM Manager version 2.1 (English)

This manual introduces the Highway Design and Maintenance Standard Model (HDM) Manager, a user-friendly shell environment for specific custom applications of HDM, a computer program for analyzing the total transport costs of alternative road improvement and maintenance strategies. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 16122 MAR 31, 1994

Archondo-Callao, Rodrigo

Financing Agenda 21 : freshwater (English)

The paper assesses the financing challenges which have to be met by developing countries to efficiently manage water resources, to improve the quality of the aquatic environment and to deliver water related services in a responsible, efficient, and equitable way. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 16125 FEB 28, 1994

Briscoe, John; Garn, Mike

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Mejora de la movilidad rural - opciones para el desarrollo del transporte motorizado y no motorizado en las areas rurales (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2002 44952 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Experiences and issues in urban transport infrastructure concessions (English)
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AUG 01, 1999 27042 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Proceedings of the regional technical workshop on transportation and transit facilitation : regional initiative on transport integration South Asia region (English)
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APR 21, 1999 27045 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
World Bank experience with the provision of infrastructure services for the urban poor : preliminary identification and review of best practices (English)
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JAN 31, 1997 19634 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Concessions in transport (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)
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NOV 30, 1996 17876 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Concessions in transport (Vol. 2 of 2) : Descriptions of concessions, by mode (English)
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NOV 01, 1996 17876 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Constructing a competitive environment in public road passenger transport (English)
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OCT 31, 1996 16119 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The use of sectoral and project performance indicators in Bank-financed transport operations : a first edition note (English)
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APR 30, 1995 16121 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The German water and sewerage sector : how well it works and what this means for developing countries (English)
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FEB 28, 1995 14273 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Transport-related air pollution strategies : What lessons for developing countries? (English)
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SEP 30, 1994 16120 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Railways, energy and environment (English)
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MAR 31, 1994 16124 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Rural road maintenance and improvement (English)
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MAR 31, 1994 16123 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
HDM Manager version 2.1 (English)
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MAR 31, 1994 16122 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Financing Agenda 21 : freshwater (English)
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FEB 28, 1994 16125 Working Paper (Numbered Series)