Air and rail are two important transport modes that historically had limited interaction, with perhaps the exception of airport express trains. Nevertheless, technological developments such as the high-speed railway services and the increasing importance of environmental preservation in the national … Continue reading Air vs. Rail: can rivals become partners?
Roads require maintenance works during all their life cycle, depending mainly on traffic intensity (focusing on heavy vehicles), time and environment. There are three basic types of maintenance strategies: preventive, corrective and replacement. Preventive maintenance keeps the road to a … Continue reading Road maintenance strategy
In many emerging markets, the performance of the road freight industry is too weak to unleash its full potential in contributing to social and economic development. While every market has its own specific structure and characteristics, those emerging markets experience … Continue reading Road freight reform in emerging markets
The on-demand strategy mobility services aims to provide a better transport service in areas with low demand, and so with a reduced offer, while guaranteeing greater efficiency in the use of resources. The on-demand transport passengers must give prior notice … Continue reading Is it time for the on-demand mobility services?
Cities account for more than 55 percent of the world’s population, as part of a rapidly growing trend that forces us to face challenges in every aspect of urban society: real estate and rental prices are increasing, urban mobility is … Continue reading What is Urban Mobility learning from COVID-19?
An innovative methodology to find out ALG has developed a new project assessment tool called Quick Check Methodology (QCM), which will help the most ambitious infrastructure development initiative in Africa —the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)— assess highly-complex … Continue reading Is your cross-border infrastructure project ready for financing?
In a few years many Spanish highway concessions will expire. In fact, some concessions already expired in 2018 and earlier in 2019, and there is a pressing need to rethink the infrastructure development model.Historically, the construction of new infrastructures in … Continue reading How are we going to fund these wonderful Spanish highways?
Big cities are undergoing major changes in the way citizens behave, and mobility is a good example. Nowadays, transport-sharing companies are flooding cities with cars, motorcycles, bicycles and even scooters. However, the private car seems to remain untouchable. Car ownership … Continue reading Is digitalisation truly useful for urban mobility?