Many inhabitants of rural areas in developing countries lack adequate and affordable access to transport infrastructure services, and this lack of transport opportunities constrains economic and social development. This report looks at the role of rural transport in reducing poverty and considers a range of issues affecting rural mobility including costs, stakeholders involved, population densities and competing services. It examines policies for promoting rural mobility including financial and regulatory considerations.Options for Developing Motorized and Nonmotorized Transport in Rural Areas Paul Starkey ... Two village carpenters make and repair ox carts, but no one repairs bicycles because there is little demand, and the lack of repair facilities is oneanbsp;...
|Title||:||Improving Rural Mobility|
|Publisher||:||World Bank Publications - 2002-01-01|