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April 1986 - present

 

Transport Papers are a series of working papers that disseminate recent experiences and innovations in the World Bank's transport sector operations.

 

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Container terminal concession guidelines (English)

The decision, by a national government or a port authority, to contract out the development and operation of a container terminal facility to a qualified private operator sets in motion a process involving relationships with quite a different set of players compared to traditional port operations and management. ... See More +

Working Paper 117776 JUN 01, 2017

Juhel,Marc H. Disclosed

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

Good policies and practices on rural transport in Africa : planning infrastructure and services (English)

This publication forms part of the work of the Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) on identifying and promoting good policies and practices in rural transport in Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 93779 SEP 01, 2014

Hine,John L. Disclosed

Good policies and practices on rural transport in Africa : monitoring and evaluation (English)

This publication is part of a series aimed at promoting good policies and practices on rural transport in Africa. A recent review of the status of Rural Transport Knowledge Products and Practice (Riverson, 2012) identified a number of knowledge gaps and recommended the production of working papers to address these. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 93781 MAY 01, 2014

Airey,Anthony Disclosed

Review of performance based contracting in the road sector : phase two - review of training materials and resources (English)

Performance Based Contracts (PBC's) are not new to the transport sector, with many variants in use in different countries for close to two decades. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 87828 MAR 01, 2014

Gericke,Petrus Benjamin; Greewood, Ian; Henning,Theuns Frederick Phillip Disclosed

Review of performance based contracting in the road sector : phase one (English)

There has been a tendency for a one-size-fits-all approach to the implementation, with the result being a variation in the success of any implemented performance based contracts (PBCs), as well as a significant proportion of the PBCs not making it to the contract award stage. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 87826 MAR 01, 2014

Gericke,Petrus Benjamin; Greewood, Ian; Henning,Theuns Frederick Phillip Disclosed

A guide to 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 +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 87827 MAR 01, 2014

Gericke,Petrus Benjamin; Greewood, Ian; Henning,Theuns Frederick Phillip Disclosed

Corridor transport observatory guidelines (English)

The Northern Corridor, connecting East Africa to the World through the port of Mombasa, is one of the oldest corridor authorities in Africa, as it was established in 1985. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 85475 JAN 01, 2014

Hartmann,Olivier Disclosed

Corridor transport observatory guidelines : Observatoires des transports sur les corridors guide pratique (French)

The Northern Corridor, connecting East Africa to the World through the port of Mombasa, is one of the oldest corridor authorities in Africa, as it was established in 1985. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 85475 NOV 01, 2013

Hartmann,Olivier Disclosed

Guidelines for mainstreaming road safety in regional trade road corridors (English)

The global crisis of road traffic injury is escalating in low-income and middle income countries to devastating effect; with road traffic crashes a leading cause of death. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 80543 JUN 01, 2013

Breen,Jeanne M.; Humphreys,Richard Martin; Melibaeva,Sevara Disclosed

Guidelines for mainstreaming road safety in regional trade road corridors : Comment integrer la securite routiere dans les projets de corridors regionaux (French)

The global crisis of road traffic injury is escalating in low-income and middle income countries to devastating effect; with road traffic crashes a leading cause of death. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 80543 JUN 01, 2013

Breen,Jeanne M.; Humphreys,Richard Martin; Melibaeva,Sevara Disclosed

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 Disclosed

Border crossing monitoring along the northern corridor (English)

Border-crossing times in East Africa have been identified as a major constraint for smooth trade flows, both for regional trade and for international transit. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 78671 APR 01, 2013

Fitzmaurice, Mike; Hartmann,Olivier Disclosed

Rail transport : framework for improving railway sector performance in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

In most of the Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries railways have played, throughout history, a key part in the economic development maintaining a dominant role in transporting freight and passengers at low costs. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 78672 MAR 01, 2013

Olievschi, Vasile Nicolae Disclosed

Rail transport : framework for improving railway sector performance in Sub-Saharan Africa : Transport ferroviaire : schema d'analyse pour ameliorer la performance du rail en Afrique Subsaharienne (French)

In most of the Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries railways have played, throughout history, a key part in the economic development maintaining a dominant role in transporting freight and passengers at low costs. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 78672 MAR 01, 2013

Olievschi, Vasile Nicolae Disclosed

Controlling greenhouse gas emissions generated by the transport sector in ECA : policy options (English)

Greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) generated from transport are among the fastest growing in Europe and in the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region, posing a challenge in creating a low-carbon future, as economic development has been paralleled with a modal share increasingly dominated by roads.1 This modal shift, as in the European Union (EU), has been driven by a number of factors, including growing affluence, suburbanization, and falling land use densities in urban areas, which have translated into more widespread vehicle ownership, increasing trip numbers and lengths, while reducing the financial viability of public transport and non-motorized transport. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 77978 FEB 01, 2013

Monsalve, Carolina Disclosed

Transport governance indicators in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Good governance-or the absence of it-has concerned policy makers and other stakeholders in the transport sector for decades. Most stakeholders recognize that effective governance is crucial if improvements in transport infrastructure are to endure and contribute to sustainable economic growth. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 78673 JAN 01, 2013

Christie, Angela; Conroy, Kate; Smith, Don Disclosed

Transport governance indicators in Sub-Saharan Africa : Indicateurs de gouvernance dans le secteur des transports pour l'Afrique subsaharienne (French)

Good governance-or the absence of it-has concerned policy makers and other stakeholders in the transport sector for decades. Most stakeholders recognize that effective governance is crucial if improvements in transport infrastructure are to endure and contribute to sustainable economic growth. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 78673 JAN 01, 2013

Christie, Angela; Conroy, Kate; Smith, Don Disclosed

Rural transport : improving its contribution to growth and poverty reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Poverty reduction is a long-standing development objective of many developing countries and their aid donors, including the World Bank. To achieve this goal, these countries and organizations have sought to improve smallholder agricultural productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) as part of a broader rural development agenda aimed at providing a minimal basket of goods and services in rural areas to satisfy basic human needs. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 78676 NOV 01, 2012

Banjo,George A.; Gordon,Henry F.; Riverson,John D. Disclosed

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Container terminal concession guidelines (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 117776 Working Paper
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)
Good policies and practices on rural transport in Africa : planning infrastructure and services (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 93779 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Good policies and practices on rural transport in Africa : monitoring and evaluation (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 93781 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Review of performance based contracting in the road sector : phase two - review of training materials and resources (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 87828 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Review of performance based contracting in the road sector : phase one (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 87826 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
A guide to delivering good asset management in the road sector through performance based contracting (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 87827 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Corridor transport observatory guidelines (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 85475 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Corridor transport observatory guidelines : Observatoires des transports sur les corridors guide pratique (French)
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NOV 01, 2013 85475 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Guidelines for mainstreaming road safety in regional trade road corridors (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 80543 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Guidelines for mainstreaming road safety in regional trade road corridors : Comment integrer la securite routiere dans les projets de corridors regionaux (French)
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JUN 01, 2013 80543 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
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)
Border crossing monitoring along the northern corridor (English)
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APR 01, 2013 78671 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Rail transport : framework for improving railway sector performance in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 78672 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Rail transport : framework for improving railway sector performance in Sub-Saharan Africa : Transport ferroviaire : schema d'analyse pour ameliorer la performance du rail en Afrique Subsaharienne (French)
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MAR 01, 2013 78672 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Controlling greenhouse gas emissions generated by the transport sector in ECA : policy options (English)
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FEB 01, 2013 77978 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Transport governance indicators in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 78673 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Transport governance indicators in Sub-Saharan Africa : Indicateurs de gouvernance dans le secteur des transports pour l'Afrique subsaharienne (French)
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JAN 01, 2013 78673 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Rural transport : improving its contribution to growth and poverty reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 78676 Working Paper (Numbered Series)