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Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) discussion paper

March 2002 - present

The Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) is an international partnership facilitating policy development and related capacity building in the transport sector in Africa. This discussion paper series showcase programs continued efforts to support African countries undertake needed policy reforms that would improve the performance of the transport sector and make it more efficient in a sustainable way.

 

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Private sector involvement in road financing (English)

Achieving private sector involvement in financing, provision and management of roads requires specialized legal and institutional frameworks, public sector expertise, advisor support and sustained political commitment. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 93778 DEC 01, 2014

BrockleBank, Peter Disclosed

Reviving trade routes : evidence from the Maputo corridor (English)

Most trade moves along a few high-density routes: the corridors. Improving their performance has emerged as a necessary ingredient for growth and integration into the regional and global economy. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 93764 NOV 01, 2014

Sequeira, Sandra; Hartmann, Olivier; Kunaka, Charles Disclosed

Emerging good practice in overload control in Eastern and Southern Africa : selected case studies (English)

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the Southern Africa Office of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) working under the Regional Economic Communities Transport Coordinating Committee (REC-TCC) established under the leadership of the Sub- Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) have identified vehicle overload control as one of the priority areas. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 66940 MAY 01, 2011

Pinard, Michael Ian Disclosed

Understanding the emerging role of motorcycles in African cities : a political economy perspective (English)

A decline in organized public transport systems has led to rapid growth in non-conventional means of public transport, initially provided by minibuses and shared taxi/vans, and more recently by commercial motorcycles. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 66941 APR 01, 2011

Kumar, Ajay French Disclosed

Understanding the emerging role of motorcycles in African cities : a political economy perspective : Comprendre l'importance croissante de la motocyclette dans les villes Africaines : une perspective d'economie politique (French)

A decline in organized public transport systems has led to rapid growth in non-conventional means of public transport, initially provided by minibuses and shared taxi/vans, and more recently by commercial motorcycles. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 66941 APR 01, 2011

Kumar, Ajay English Disclosed

Bus renewal scheme in Dakar : before and after (English)

The population of Senegal is about 12 million. Over 3 million people live in the Dakar metropolitan region, which is growing at twice the pace of the country as a whole (the population growth rate of Dakar is about 3.6 percent per year compared with the national rate of 2.2 percent per year). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 66939 MAY 01, 2010

Kumar, Ajay; Diou, Christian French Disclosed

Bus renewal scheme in Dakar : before and after : Renouvellement du parc d'autobus a Dakar : avant - apres (French)

The population of Senegal is about 12 million. Over 3 million people live in the Dakar metropolitan region, which is growing at twice the pace of the country as a whole (the population growth rate of Dakar is about 3.6 percent per year compared with the national rate of 2.2 percent per year). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 66939 MAY 01, 2010

Kumar, Ajay; Diou, Christian English Disclosed

Africa's first bus rapid transit scheme : the Lagos BRT-Lite system : Premier bus a haut niveau de service en Afrique : le 'BRT-Lite' de Lagos (French)

Africa's first bus rapid transit (BRT) scheme began operations on March 17, 2008, in Lagos, Nigeria. Called 'BRT-Lite', it is a form of the BRT system, but it is not of the highest specification like the TransMilenio in Bogota or the Brisbane South East Busway, both of which cost about $6 million per kilometer. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 53497 SEP 01, 2009

Mobereola, Dayo English Disclosed

The Chirundu border post : detailed monitoring of transit times (English)

The centers of Beitbridge, between South Africa and Zimbabwe, and Chirundu, between Zimbabwe and Zambia, are the busiest border posts on the North-South corridor. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 53498 SEP 01, 2009

Curtis, Barney French Disclosed

The Chirundu border post : detailed monitoring of transit times : Poste frontiere de Chirundu : detail du suivi des temps de passage frontalier (French)

The centers of Beitbridge, between South Africa and Zimbabwe, and Chirundu, between Zimbabwe and Zambia, are the busiest border posts on the North-South corridor. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 53498 SEP 01, 2009

Curtis, Barney English Disclosed

Africa's first bus rapid transit scheme : the Lagos BRT-Lite system (English)

Africa's first bus rapid transit (BRT) scheme began operations on March 17, 2008, in Lagos, Nigeria. Called 'BRT-Lite', it is a form of the BRT system, but it is not of the highest specification like the TransMilenio in Bogota or the Brisbane South East Busway, both of which cost about $6 million per kilometer. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 53497 SEP 01, 2009

Mobereola, Dayo French Disclosed

Lessons of corridor performance measurement (English)

This paper aims at presenting the methodological lessons of corridor performance measurement carried out in Africa. Based on current experience, the authors conclude that, while road drivers' trip diaries may be useful, the core of monitoring activities should mostly rely on existing consolidated data (customs and port data) and limited surveys (freight forwarders, major trucking companies, truckers and transport unions), to especially benchmark corridor performance. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 44206 MAY 01, 2008

Raballand, Gael; Marteau, Jean-Francois; Kunaka, Charles; Kabanguka, Jean-Kizito; Hartmann, Olivier; Disclosed

Strengthening urban transport institutions : a case study of Lagos State (English)

Institutional weaknesses are the source of many observed failures in urban transport in developing countries. Strengthening urban transport institutions often requires legislative, institutional and management changes at the national, state and municipal level to minimize jurisdictional and functional impediments to efficient and effective service delivery. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 41833 OCT 01, 2006

Mobereola, Dayo Disclosed

A review of road sector reforms in Tanzania (English)

Tanzania has been one of the countries at the forefront of reforms inspired by the Road Management Initiative. This paper focuses on some of the main challenges that the country now faces in consolidating an institutional structure: setting up both the road fund and a new main road agency to carry the reform process forward and secure sustainable improvements in road sector performance. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 29727 APR 01, 2002

Kumar, Ajay

A contrasting approach to road sector reforms : the case study of Uganda experience (English)

The key features of the road reform process initiated in Uganda are: (a) development of an analytical basis to review different road financing and management options; (b) commitment and ownership of the reform program; (c) perception of transport as one of the important sectors of the economy; and (d) development of a sector investment policy and plan. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 29726 MAR 01, 2002

Kumar, Ajay

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Private sector involvement in road financing (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93778 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Reviving trade routes : evidence from the Maputo corridor (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93764 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Emerging good practice in overload control in Eastern and Southern Africa : selected case studies (English)
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MAY 01, 2011 66940 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Understanding the emerging role of motorcycles in African cities : a political economy perspective (English)
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APR 01, 2011 66941 Working Paper (Numbered Series) French
Understanding the emerging role of motorcycles in African cities : a political economy perspective : Comprendre l'importance croissante de la motocyclette dans les villes Africaines : une perspective d'economie politique (French)
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APR 01, 2011 66941 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Bus renewal scheme in Dakar : before and after (English)
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MAY 01, 2010 66939 Working Paper (Numbered Series) French
Bus renewal scheme in Dakar : before and after : Renouvellement du parc d'autobus a Dakar : avant - apres (French)
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MAY 01, 2010 66939 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Africa's first bus rapid transit scheme : the Lagos BRT-Lite system : Premier bus a haut niveau de service en Afrique : le 'BRT-Lite' de Lagos (French)
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SEP 01, 2009 53497 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
The Chirundu border post : detailed monitoring of transit times (English)
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SEP 01, 2009 53498 Working Paper (Numbered Series) French
The Chirundu border post : detailed monitoring of transit times : Poste frontiere de Chirundu : detail du suivi des temps de passage frontalier (French)
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SEP 01, 2009 53498 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Africa's first bus rapid transit scheme : the Lagos BRT-Lite system (English)
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SEP 01, 2009 53497 Working Paper (Numbered Series) French
Lessons of corridor performance measurement (English)
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MAY 01, 2008 44206 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Strengthening urban transport institutions : a case study of Lagos State (English)
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OCT 01, 2006 41833 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
A review of road sector reforms in Tanzania (English)
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APR 01, 2002 29727 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
A contrasting approach to road sector reforms : the case study of Uganda experience (English)
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MAR 01, 2002 29726 Working Paper (Numbered Series)