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Will it be the African Century? Everything Passes Through Infrastructure and Transport Networks

The world has undergone a profound transformation, and a new geopolitical phase has started. The whole Rimland (Ukraine, Balkans, Caucasus, Middle East, and probably Korean...

West African Highway Construction Still Fraught with Interstate Obstacles and Financing Challenges

After successfully launching the grandiose highway project referred to as 'Abidjan-Lagos Corridor' back in 2017, the five West African States - Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana,...

Austerity, corruption, and neglect: How the Greek railway became Europe’s deadliest

“Aren’t trains supposed to be safe?” This was the question on the minds of most Greeks after the fatal collision between a passenger and...

What North-South International Transport Corridor Means for Iran

Recently, the development of the North-South international transportation corridor has been widely discussed in Russia, due to its economic benefits, as well as reorientation...

China: 5-year plan for double-digit expansion of transport networks

China has put together a five-year transportation infrastructure investment plan that would continue heavy spending on highways, high-speed rail and airports after a record-setting...

Nigeria and Ghana Expediting Actions on Abidjan-Lagos Highway Construction

Popularly referred to as the Abidjan-Lagos corridor, this is a long highway  which stretches from Abidjan to Lagos, crossing five independent states (Côte d'Ivoire,...

Can Dhaka really benefit from ‘Metro Rail’?

2022 is a year to be remembered by Bangladeshis. Padma Bridge, the pride of Bengal, was inaugurated last June. Bangladesh's first metro will run...

Heavy-duty trucks drive clean hydrogen to the next level

By Gareth Willmer Long before city dwellers complained about air pollution and carbon emissions, they moaned about mounds of manure lining the streets and attracting clouds...

New World Bank Toolkit To Make Transport and Public Spaces More Gender Inclusive

The World Bank today launched a “Toolkit on Enabling Gender Responsive Urban Mobility and Public Spaces in India” with the aim of guiding Indian...

Why Israel should support the establishment of the Middle Corridor

The governments of Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey, and Kazakhstan earlier in the year signed a declaration on improving the transportation potential throughout the region.   Following...

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