On April 10, mayors, senior city officials, finance industry leaders and NGO partners will gather at the third-annual Financing Sustainable Cities Forum to discuss new solutions for accelerating investment in more resilient, prosperous, and sustainable cities.
IBAGUÉ, COLOMBIA (November 10, 2017) – A workshop, hosted by the City of Ibagué and organized by the Ministry of Transport of Colombia and WRI Ross Center, convened officials from Colombian cities, the National Development Bank of Colombia, the private sector, and civil society t
CALI, COLOMBIA (October 20, 2017) — From October 18 to 20, officials from 13 Latin American cities participated in a capacity building workshop on how to financ
CALI, COLOMBIA (October 17, 2017) – A workshop co-hosted by the City of Cali, integral development non-profit FDI (
- projectAssisting local and national governments to develop a pipeline of feasible, bankable projects and strengthen regional networks.
On June 20, 2016, the Mayor of Cali, Maurice Armitage, opened the “Forum on Transit-Oriented Development for a Sustainable Cali” by positioning the “Green Corridor” at the h
Many cities in developing countries are stuck in an “underfunding trap” for urban transport: up-front investments are huge, while revenue is small. Capital needs cannot be covered, let alone operations and maintenance.
Arturo Ardila-Gomez is Global Lead for Urban Mobility and a Lead Transport Economist and in the World Bank’s Transport and ICT Global Practice.
This working paper seeks to elucidate the current estimates for transport infrastructure requirements, looking at a series of reports that consider projected global infrastructure needs in the coming few decades, and provide or quote a cost estimate for these needs.