The outsized risk of harassment that women face daily, in turn, affects their decisions whether to take a bus or even whether to get a job.

Andy Kotikula, Diana J. Arango |

Our planet is undergoing a process of rapid urbanization, and the next few decades will see unprecedented growth in urban areas, including in urban infrastructure. Most of the growth will take...

Maninder Gill, Vincent Roquet |

هذه المدونة متوفرة باللغات التالية: English التكنولوجيات المستجدة تغير مشهد اللوجستيات العالمية. والأدلة تتجلى في كل مكان: شركات اللوجستيات تستكشف أساطيل مستقلة وتوقف عمليات التخزين، وتبحث عن...

Karuna Ramakrishnan, يعين لم |

Also available in: Spanish Emerging technologies are transforming global logistics. The evidence is everywhere: Logistics companies are exploring autonomous fleets and “lights-out” warehousing,...

Karuna Ramakrishnan, Yin Lam |

Most of us attendees were novices in the area of inland water transportation in India and were curious to know what Arnab Bandyopadhay, Senior Transport Engineer at the World Bank’s India country...

Shivika Singh |

Mumbai and São Paulo are two mega metropolitan regions (MMR and SPMR) in the BRICs with about 20 million inhabitants each. They are the economic engines of their respective countries and act as a...

Jorge Rebelo |

The World Bank has been working with the government of Lao PDR to better integrate the country into the regional and global economy since 2006. As the only landlocked country in Southeast Asia,...

Miles McKenna |

A cup of coffee in Caracas costs almost 200 times a liter of gasoline. Households in Turkey paid 74 times more than their Egyptian counterparts for bottled cooking gas in early 2013. The price...

Masami Kojima |

How relevant is ICT for transport? The emergence of low-cost open-source mapping tools; widespread cellular network coverage in developing countries; declining costs of mobile phone hardware; and...

Julie Babinard |

A few years ago I proudly put a sticker on my bicycle that claimed one should ‘bike local’ in order to ‘think global.’  These days, it seems that the car is unavoidable in the majority of growing...

Julie Babinard |