The transport sector is essential to reducing poverty and building prosperity: transport gives access to jobs, education and healthcare; it connects goods and services to markets and is a key driver of growth; finally, lowering the carbon footprint of the sector is crucial to tackle climate change. The World Bank works with client countries to provide safe, clean and affordable transport for all.
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February 19, 2015 — Azerbaijan is a crucial link to speed goods from the east to the markets of the west. With support from the World Bank, and for the first time in 30 years, the country is investing heavily in its railroads. Read More »
February 17, 2015 — Bangladesh has a labor force ready to provide the world with goods and services. We're helping establish a transport system of roads and water ways that can create a roadmap to more jobs and prosperity. Read More »
February 4, 2015 — At this year's Transforming Transportation conference, Felipe Calderón and many others put forth a goal of creating "connected, compact and coordinated" cities. Here's how we can keep those ideas - and that momentum - going. Read More »