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. Read More »
World Bank projects span all transport modes and operational environments : rail, road, aviation, waterborne transport, urban transport, rural access, etc. We strive to develop inclusive and safe transport systems while reducing the environmental footprint of the sector.
Despite a difficult security situation, the World Bank-supported rural roads program in the Indian state of Jharkhand is making steady progress - bringing hope, convenience and opportunity to some of the most isolated communities in the country. Read More »