WBG Transport Blogs


    Thematic Topics


    Blogs


    Urban Design

    Shomik Mehndiratta, Ensuring Universal Access: Lessons from the field in China

    Ensuring universal access: Lessons from the field in China | Transport for Development


    Shomik Mehndiratta, Transit oriented development

    Transit-oriented development -- What does it take to get it right? | Transport for Development


    Veronica Raffo, Seize the space! Reclaiming streets for people

    Seize the space! Reclaiming streets for people | Transport for Development


    Ke Fang, Public Transport and Urban Design

    Public transport and urban design | Transport for Development

    Safety

    Marc Shotten, A Global Check-up: We Need Safer and Cleaner Mobility

    A Global Check-up: We Need Safer and Cleaner Mobility | Transport for Development

     

    Dipan Bose, Minister's Death in a Crash: A Wake up Call for India

    Minister’s Death in a Crash: A Wake up Call for India | Transport for Development


    Nak Moon Sung, A simple technology with great impact on road safety

    A simple technology with great impact on road safety | Transport for Development

    Public Transport

    Shomik Mehndiratta, Ecovia in Monterrey

    Ecovia in Monterrey -- How Bus Rapid Transit is Transforming Urban Mobility | Transport for Development


    Daniel Pulido, Building Metros in Latin America

    Building Metros in Latin America: Not all projects are created equal, but they all need strong institutions | Transport …


    Daniel Pulido, A new meaning for PPP in Latin America?

    Pensioners Paying for Projects: A new meaning for PPP in Latin America? | Transport for Development


    Jean Paul Velez, Leonardo Rubiano, TransMilenio

    Bogota: TransMilenio’s overcrowding problem and a professor's solution | Transport for Development


    Jorje Rebelo, Sao Paolo and Mumbai

    São Paulo and Mumbai: Improving Mass Transit in Two BRIC Megacities | Transport for Development


    Mauricio Rios, La Paz

    Hop on the car and zip down to La Paz | Transport for Development


    Camila Rodriguez, Targeted subsidies

    “Will you take me for a 1,000 pesos?”— Making sure public transport subsidies really target the poor | Transport for Dev…


    Julie Babinard, Is Public Transport Affordable?

    Is Public Transport Affordable? | Transport for Development

    Poverty and Equality

    Shomik Mehndiratta, Accessability for the poorest 40 percent

    How does this investment help accessibility for this metropolitan area’s poorest 40 percent? | Transport for Development


    Camila Rodriguez, Targeted subsidies

    “Will you take me for a 1,000 pesos?”— Making sure public transport subsidies really target the poor | Transport for Dev…


    Julie Babinard, Is Public Transport Affordable?

    Is Public Transport Affordable? | Transport for Development

    Gender

    Shomik Mehndiratta

    Because there are more of us who want this to stop… Our experience taking on gender-based violence in public transport |…


    Shomik Mehndiratta

    Viajar más no significa llegar más lejos, por lo menos para las mujeres en Buenos Aires | Latin America & Caribbean: Opp…


    Shomik Mehndiratta, Bianca Alves,

    The Rio Via Lilas initiative: Using transport infrastructure to help reduce gender-based violence | Transport for Develo…

    Technology

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    Transport

    Shomik Mehndiratta, Accessability for the poorest 40 percent

    How does this investment help accessibility for this metropolitan area’s poorest 40 percent? | Transport for Development


    Shomik Mehndiratta, Big Data

    Big Data comes to transport planning: how your mobile phone helps plan that rail line | Transport for Development


    Shomik Mehndiratta, Open Data

    Use, transparency and reuse – how the transport sector in Mexico is being transformed by open data | Transport for Devel…


    Shomik Mehndiratta, Shared Cab Companies

    How should a city administration respond to the shared cab phenomenon? | Transport for Development


    Shomik Mehndiratta, Replacing the car with a smartphone

    Replacing the car with a smartphone… Mobility in the shared economy | Transport for Development


    Ke Fang, Smart mobility

    “Smart mobility” for developing cities | Transport for Development


    Ke Fang, Smart mobility: is it the time to re-think urban mobility?

    “Smart Mobility”: is it the time to re-think urban mobility? | Transport for Development


    Tatiano Quiros, The Digital Map of Cairo's public transit

    Using open tools to create the digital map of Cairo’s public transit | Transport for Development


    Nak Moon Sung, What does Big Data have to do with an owl?

    What does Big Data have to do with an owl? | Transport for Development

    Travel Demand Management

    Shomik Mehndiratta, Parking requirements driving modal choice

    Why we were happy when our bosses raised employee parking rates... Or how parking requirements drive modal choice | Tran…