Argentina to Improve Urban Transport Sector With World Bank Aid

Argentina is poised to improve the sustainability and quality of its

with the help of a USD150 million loan from the World Bank. The loan will support a project that aims to improve access to and the integration of the public transport system in Buenos Aires, facilitate the planning and creation of a transport agency in the same city, and improve the quality of urban transport infrastructure and services in medium-sized Argentinian cities. The project also aims to build the decision-making, planning, resource allocation and priority-setting capacity of the country's transport authorities.

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  • Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.