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Informal Public Transport: Good or Bad? Introduction!!   Presented at Transforming Transportation 2013!!   Multiple speake...
 “Service”	                                       Lebanon,	  Jordan,	       “Cars	  Rapide”	               Israel,	  Pales...
Informal	  Public	  Transport	  •  A	  mode	  of	  transport	  prevalent	  in	  developing	  countries	     where	  privat...
Formal	  Public	  Transport	  •  A	  mode	  of	  public	  transport	  that	  u=lizes	  rela=vely	     larger	  vehicles	  ...
The	  Debate	  1.  Informal	  public	  transport	  should	  be	  leI	          alone,	  with	  minimal	  regula=on	  -­‐-­...
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Transforming Transportation 2013!!     Co-organized by EMBARQ and The World Bank!!     More information at:!!     EMBARQ.o...
Informal Public Transport - Good or Bad? - Introduction slides - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
Informal Public Transport - Good or Bad? - Introduction slides - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
Informal Public Transport - Good or Bad? - Introduction slides - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
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Informal Public Transport - Good or Bad? - Introduction slides - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank

  1. 1. Informal Public Transport: Good or Bad? Introduction!!   Presented at Transforming Transportation 2013!!   Multiple speakers!!   This presentation is an introduction to the debate on Information Transport!Transforming Transportation 2013!
  2. 2.  “Service”   Lebanon,  Jordan,   “Cars  Rapide”   Israel,  Pales?ne    Senegal       “Micro”      Peru  “TroTro”     “Danfo”   Ghana    Nigeria   Informal  Public  Transport   Good  or  Bad??     “Combi”    South  Africa     “Jeepney”    the  Philippines   “Dolmus”      Turkey   “Tempo”   India   “Bemo”   Indonesia  
  3. 3. Informal  Public  Transport  •  A  mode  of  transport  prevalent  in  developing  countries   where  private  sector  entrepreneurs  operate  small   passenger  vehicles  on  a  route  with  no  schedules  and   no  formal  stops;      •  The  services       –  operate  when  the  entrepreneurs  choose   –  begin  their  runs  at  terminals  which  they  generally  leave   when  they  are  either  full  or  close   –  stop  to  pick  up  and  drop  off  passengers  anywhere  along  the   way  to  a  terminal  at  the  other  end  of  the  route   –  may  divert  off  the  given  route;  •  Regula=on     –  Entry?   –  Fare?   –  Safety?    
  4. 4. Formal  Public  Transport  •  A  mode  of  public  transport  that  u=lizes  rela=vely   larger  vehicles  that  operate  on  a  fixed  route,  with  a   fixed  schedule  serving  only  designated  stops  and     terminals  •  Formal  public  transport    is  strongly  regulated  with   respect  to  operator  entry,  bus  standards,  fares,  span   of  service  and    schedules,  stops  and  terminals  and   labor  prac=ces  •  Services  may  either  be  provided  by  a  state  owned   enterprise  or  by  the  private  sector  on  the  basis  of   compe==vely    procured  contracts  or  concession   agreements      
  5. 5. The  Debate  1.  Informal  public  transport  should  be  leI   alone,  with  minimal  regula=on  -­‐-­‐  the   number  of  vehicles  plying,  vehicle  safety   and  condi=on  and  driver  skills;  Or  2.    Informal  public  transport  should  be  eliminated  in  favor  of  more  highly  regulated,  formal  public  transport.    
  6. 6. Manila  
  7. 7. Transforming Transportation 2013!!   Co-organized by EMBARQ and The World Bank!!   More information at:!! EMBARQ.org!! worldbank.org/transport!!   Questions? Comments? Contact us at embarq@wri.org!!   Follow us on Twitter: @EMBARQnetwork!Transforming Transportation 2013!

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