The more accurate the public can be in documenting their driving experiences, the more precise government agencies and development partners, like the World Bank, can help fill pot-holes—ensuring a…

Charles Cormier, Tatiana Proskuryakova |

Mobile phones provide an efficient, reliable and cost-effective way of capturing and digitizing data. They also allow for rapid customization and variation in survey design. Building on this,…

Wenyu Jia, Edward Beukes, Justin Coetzee, Philip van Ryneveld |

How can finance ministries take part in climate action? Let us outline some of the key areas where they can play a role and methods to promote legislation to contribute to national commitments.…

Jens Kromann Kristensen, Laura De Castro Zoratto, Nadir Mohammed |

Even though transport systems generate vast amounts of data every day, this information is often unstructured and underutilized. How can we improve collaboration across the sector to harness the…

Aidan Coville, Alice Mortlock, Arianna Legovini, Nancy Vandycke, Josephine Njoki Irungu, Sveta Milusheva |

Safe Passage worked on improving safety of children commuting to schools through both physical and social actions and was completed during the school closures due to COVID-19 in 2020 and 2021.

Shunelle Nevers |

The number of vehicles on the road is booming, with significant implications for climate change and traffic fatalities. To reduce the impact of motorization, countries need a solid plan to manage…

Roger Gorham |

This blog analyses the consequences of an energy shock on global growth. It puts the current rise in energy prices into historical context, presents model-based estimates of its growth impacts,…

Justin-Damien Guénette, Jeetendra Khadan |

The transport sector is especially susceptible to adverse shocks and stresses. We are already experiencing the effects of climate change in the increased frequency and intensity of extreme weather…

Daniel E. Moser |

The growing density and connectivity of transportation networks make them more vulnerable to environmental shocks — heightened by a changing climate. This Working Paper provides the first global…

Yiyi He, Jun Rentschler, Paolo Avner |