World Conference on Transport Research Society

Topic Area H: Transport in Developing and Emerging Countries

This Topic Area deals with the unique challenges developing countries face in planning, financing, developing, maintaining and operating their transport infrastructure and services, especially with issues related to institutional governance, sustainable financing, rapid urbanization, rural-urban integration and regional disparities, and environmental sustainability. The subjects covered in this Topic Area include: (H1) Transport Policy, Planning and Financing in Developing Countries; (H2) Infrastructure Operation and Traffic Management in Developing Countries and (H5) Urban Transport in Developing Countries.