Improving Rural Mobility: Options for Developing Motorized and Nonmotorized Transport in Rural Areas

Improving Rural Mobility: Options for Developing Motorized and Nonmotorized Transport in Rural Areas

by James L. A. Webb, Paul Starkey, Simon Ellis
     
 

Many inhabitants of rural areas in developing countries do not have adequate and affordable access to transport infrastructure services. Insufficient access to transport constrains economic and social development and contributes to poverty.

This book focuses on improving rural mobility by facilitating the provision of affordable means of transport and transport

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Overview

Many inhabitants of rural areas in developing countries do not have adequate and affordable access to transport infrastructure services. Insufficient access to transport constrains economic and social development and contributes to poverty.

This book focuses on improving rural mobility by facilitating the provision of affordable means of transport and transport services. It concentrates on the many and varied types of transport that provide mobility such as bus service, freight trucks, bush taxis, transport animals, bicycles, and handcarts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780821351857
Publisher:
World Bank Publications
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Series:
World Bank Technical Papers, #525
Pages:
70
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.15(d)

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