Although they are facing many similar challenges, the transport and energy sectors seem to be working in parallel tracks. If we want to find credible solutions to the climate challenge, it is…

Nancy Vandycke |

Every year, some 150,000 people die on India's roads. To make transport safer and protect lives, the World Bank is helping the country enhance all dimensions of road safety, from policy and…

Ashok Kumar, Pratap Tvgssshrk, Sri Kumar Tadimalla |

Photo: Frederick Noronha/Flickr Working to finance major infrastructure projects, World Bank teams have seen time and again that the sustainability of investments depends ultimately on the…

Pratap Tvgssshrk |

In 2002, Sao Paulo’s embarked in one of the most transformative transport projects of the decade: the construction of Metro Line 4. The new line had big ambitions: it was meant to significantly…

Bianca Bianchi Alves, Nathalie Picarelli |

Also available in: Español Would you imagine having to evacuate your village by boat because the only road that takes you to your school and brings the goods is flooded? In February 2018, the…

Verónica Raffo, Pablo Iribarren Santos, Yohannes Yemane Kesete |

Photo credit: Leonardo Canon Rubiano/World Bank The World Bank is supporting the Government of Sri Lanka’s efforts to create a roadmap for the modernization of urban bus services in the capital,…

Leonardo Canon Rubiano |

Output and performance based road contracts (OPRC) is a contracting modality that is increasingly being used to help manage roads. Unlike traditional contracts, where the owners define what is to…

Chris Bennett, Fiona Collin |

 This page in: العربية | 中文 | Français A healthy Public-Private Partnership (PPP) has several defining features: strong competition, bankability with low financial costs, lower risk of…

Lincoln Flor |