Urban transport


  • Urban transport project

    Urban transport project... With an urban population growing at an average rate of 3 1 % per year, addressing urban needs, in particular those related to transport, has become one of the country' s main challenges, particularly in such a context of urban sprawl and demographic burst. Currently in Ghana, 95 % of passenger and freight transport is done by road and in urban areas, "tro-tros" (collective mini vans), taxis and individual cars are the main means of transportation used
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  • 3-day workshop on sustainable urban transport to and within the city

    3-day workshop on sustainable urban transport to and within the city... From 29th November to 1st December, some 80 participants, including experts and decision-makers from cities and States around the Mediterranean, gathered at the Palais du Pharo in Marseille at the invitation of one of the 14 CMI programs: the Sustainable Urban Transport program led by AFD (Xavier Hoang, DTO / ENE) to discuss the topic of transport to and within the city: old city centers and medinas
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  • BRT Project: Greater Dhaka Sustainable Urban Transport

    Greater Dhaka Sustainable Urban Transport... The BRT system: a quicker, safer and more comfortable mobility system To address this situation, AFD, alongside with the Asian Development Bank, is supporting the Greater Dhaka Sustainable Urban Transport, whose main outcome will be the implementation of first Bust Rapid Transit (BRT) system for Dhaka. The BRT system, which will be incidentally the very first urban mass transit system of Bangladesh, will be composed of a specifically dedicated corridor on which modern buses will run at high-frequency
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  • AFD engaged once again to finance Urban Transport in Izmir

    AFD engaged once again to finance Urban Transport in Izmir... These two project which the global implementation is estimated at 243 M Euro are the part of a broader urban transport program materialized in the city's transport master plan (2010- 2030) which paves the way for a low carbon urban development. This new financial cooperation is following the first lending of 159 M Euro granted in 2013 by the three institutions in order to strengthen the sea transportation of Izmir
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  • AFD supports an efficient urban transport management for Dhaka

    AFD supports an efficient urban transport management for Dhaka... Among them is the Greater Dhaka Sustainable Urban Transport Project (GDSUTP), co- financed by AFD, which will introduce in the capital a 2055km corridor of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system
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  • Latin America: cutting edge innovation in urban transport

    Latin America :cutting edge innovation in urban transport... Latin America's megacities are extremely dynamic when it comes to urban transport... But it was especially in the 2000s that public transport and urban mobility became a real priority for Latin American governments after decades of underinvestment in the sector.* Over fifteen Latin American cities now have BRT systems
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  • GHG emissions in the centre of urban transport project

    GHG emissions in the centre of urban transport project... GHG emissions and energy efficiency are two key factors for establishing clean urban transport project, which is part of AFD mandate. During the design of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project in Cebu, AFD willed to calculate the carbon impact of the project; and proposed, in partnership with NCTS (National Center for Transportation Studies), to develop a specific GHG accounting tool for Philippines urban transport project
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  • GHG emissions in the centre of urban transport project

    GHG emissions in the centre of urban transport project... GHG emissions and energy efficiency are two key factors for establishing clean urban transport project, which is part of AFD mandate. During the design of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project in Cebu, AFD willed to calculate the carbon impact of the project; and proposed, in partnership with NCTS (National Center for Transportation Studies), to develop a specific GHG accounting tool for Philippines urban transport project
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  • Istanbul hosted the sixteenth CODATU Conference on urban Transport of 2 to 5 February 2015

    Istanbul hosted the sixteenth CODATU Conference on urban Transport of 2 to 5 February 2015... Energy issues, climate and air quality: the role of urban transport policies in developing countries and emerging economies". In addressing climate issues associated with urban transport, it is presented as a key step to an agreement within the next COP21 to be held in Paris in December 2015
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  • On track for high-quality urban transport in Bangladesh

    On track for high-quality urban transport in Bangladesh... AFD, which has just opened an office in Dhaka, is taking part in the creation of an efficient urban mass transport system, which will be low-carbon and financially sustainable, with a capacity to structure high-quality urban development... The expansion of infrastructure networks and urban transport services has not kept pace with the strong population and spatial growth in the Bangladeshi capital
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