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?
The new BRT system project in Dakar was officially launched by the Minister of Infrastructure, Land Transport and Development of Senegal on 18 September 2018. The new Dakar BRT service is the first system of its kind in French-speaking Africa, … Continue reading The new Dakar BRT
The Channel Tunnel is 50.5 km-long railway tunnel under the English Channel, linking Folkestone in Kent (UK) with Coquelles in Pas de Calais (France), operated by Eurotunnel under a concession from the British and French Governments that runs until 2086. … Continue reading The Channel Tunnel. Success or failure?
Most African railways have suffered a strong decline during the last decades … Railway transport is a mature industry in the developed world which is experiencing a remarkable comeback after a period of decline. The rediscovered allure of railways is … Continue reading Rail Infrastructure in Africa
Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is a high capacity, low cost public transit solution that can significantly improve urban mobility. This system uses specialized buses on dedicated lanes to transport passengers quickly and efficiently, while offering the flexibility to meet transit … Continue reading Success factors in BRT systems