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Commercial Management and Financing of Roads

Author: Ian Graeme Heggie

Publisher: World Bank Publications

ISBN: 0821342371

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 158

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Printed on Demand. Limited stock is held for this title. If you would like to order 30 copies or more please contact [email protected] Contact [email protected], if currently unavailable. In developing and transition economies, 60 to 80 percent of all passenger and freight transport moves by road-the main form of access for most rural communities. Yet most of the 11 million kilometers of roads in these economies are badly maintained and poorly managed. This paper discusses one of the most effective ways to promote sound policies for managing and financing road networks--commercialization. It discusses the emerging central concept of bringing roads into the marketplace, putting them on a fee-for-service basis, and managing them like a business.
Commercial Management and Financing of Roads
Language: en
Pages: 158
Authors: Ian Graeme Heggie, Piers Vickers
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-01-01 - Publisher: World Bank Publications

Printed on Demand. Limited stock is held for this title. If you would like to order 30 copies or more please contact [email protected] Contact [email protected], if currently unavailable. In developing and transition economies, 60 to 80 percent of all passenger and freight transport moves by road-the main form of access
The Handbook of Highway Engineering
Language: en
Pages: 888
Authors: T.F. Fwa
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-09-28 - Publisher: CRC Press

Modern highway engineering reflects an integrated view of a road system's entire lifecycle, including any potential environmental impacts, and seeks to develop a sustainable infrastructure through careful planning and active management. This trend is not limited to developed nations, but is recognized across the globe. Edited by renowned authority
Privatization and Regulation of Transport Infrastructure
Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Antonio Estache, Ginés de Rus
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-01-01 - Publisher: World Bank Publications

The 1990s saw an increase in the liberalisation of transport policies and a strengthening of the role of private operators and investors in transport infrastructure worldwide. The search for sustained improvement in efficiency is probably secondary to the need to find additional financing, but it is improvement in services that
The Governance of Network Industries
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Rolf W. Künneke, John Groenewegen, Jean-François Auger
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-01 - Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

This book addresses critical issues in the governance of network industries in terms of institutional design, technology and policy. Infrastructures are subject to substantial readjustments of governance structures, often labeled as liberalization, privatization or reregulation. This affects all traditional infrastructure sectors including communications, energy, transport and water. This volume highlights
Annual World Bank Conference on Development in Latin America and the Caribbean
Language: en
Pages: 434
Authors: Shahid Javed Burki, Guillermo E. Perry, Florence Eid
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: World Bank Publications

The fifth ABCD-LAC focuses on decentralisation and the need to bring governments closer to the people in a rapidly changing global economic environment.