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Sustainable Transport Governance: Setting up Institutions for Strong Coordination!! Presented at Transforming Transportation 2013!! Thierry Desclos!! Senior Urban Transport Specialist!! The World Bank!Transforming Transportation 2013!
Se#ng up Ins+tu+ons for Strong Coordina+on Thierry Desclos, TWITR
» Ci$es are engines of economic growth » Urban transports essen$al to these engines » At stake : livability/sustainabiliy/eﬃciency of ci$es/ inclusiveness » Urgency : rapid urbaniza$on increasing drawbacks of motorized modes of travel
» Number of stakeholders involved in UT » In most developing countries, governance and coordina$on are lacking » Diﬃculty to set up ins$tu$ons
» What func$ons should the ins$tu$ons perform ? » What legal basis and powers should they have ? » Who should be the members ? » What about the board and President?
» What resources for the ins$tu$on? » What type of expenses would it take charge of?
» Strong coordina$on for eﬃciency » From ins$tu$ons coordina$ng urban transports to authori$es coordina$ng mobility
Transforming Transportation 2013!! Co-organized by EMBARQ and The World Bank!! More information at:!! EMBARQ.org!! worldbank.org/transport!! Questions? Comments? Contact us at email@example.com!! Follow us on Twitter: @EMBARQnetwork!Transforming Transportation 2013!