Catalyzing and scaling investment in sustainable transport solutions
1 billion of the world’s population has a disability. 80% of these people live in developing countries, many subsisting below the poverty line. These are the people who most need accessible, affordable, public transport.
National governments can play a crucial role in financing and supporting sustainable transport systems that help meet the key challenges of the 21st century. The primary need is to bridge the gap between the supply of international MDB financing and demand from national and local governments for...
January 16-17, 2014 // Transforming Transportation 2014, co-organized by EMBARQ and the World Bank, Washington, D.C.