Medical emergencies are often a race against time. When minutes can make the difference between life and death, access to resilient roads is critical to ambulances and other essential services.…

Jun Erik Rentschler, Paolo Avner, Nicholas Jones |

Economic growth, social inclusion, public health, environmental protection… mobility is at the core of many critical issues that have been shaping the global development agenda. This message came…

Nancy Vandycke |

Photo: Sarah Farat/World Bank They say a picture is worth a thousand words.  While visiting the World Bank library the other day, I was struck by how many development publications featured…

Roger Gorham |

Transport history was in the making a few days ago when a Bangladeshi ship carried a consignment of 1, 000 tons of steel and iron sheets from the Port of Kolkata in West Bengal to India’s…

Karla Gonzalez Carvajal, Diep Nguyen-Van Houtte |

The transport sector contributes between 5 and 10% of gross domestic product in most countries, so the question of how to integrate transport networks for sustainable and inclusive growth is a…

Marc Juhel |