Support for the Development of Urban Transport Policies and Projects (IADB-RG-T3852)

  • Latin America and Caribbean
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
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Bank Risk Rating
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  • Law and Government
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services, Grant
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, guarantee, technical assistance, advisory services, equity and fund.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.30 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.30 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IADB website

Updated in EWS Mar 3, 2022

Disclosed by Bank May 24, 2021

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Project Description
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The main objective is to support the beneficiary countries in implementing measures to improve mobility conditions and urban transport, emphasizing the application of new technologies and the generation of measures to the disincentive to use a private vehicle. The specific objectives include: (i) supporting the countries in new urban transport projects; (ii) support the countries in the conceptualization of current urban transport planning policies aimed at discouraging the use of private vehicles; (iii) promote the development of pilots in urban transport technology applications and digital interventions to support objectives (i), (ii) and (iv) contribute to the generation of greater institutional capacity in the region in terms of sustainable transport. The development objective is to formulate strategies to generate capacities through innovation platforms to promote the use of public transport, in this way it is also expected to reduce the use of private motor vehicles and their externalities, with supervision and under the institutional guidelines of the authorities. local and national. For his part, the pilot proposes a car-sharing platform similar to Uber Pool. In which, users can request the service through a mobile application. The algorithm will detect the best route to fill empty seats and with the necessary hygiene measures in the context of Covid-19. In this way, it is sought to make efficient the times and costs and the energy of the vehicles in the transfers, especially in trips of first necessity (health or supply), especially in hours of maximum demand. Through the application, performance indicators can be recorded. The use of low-emission electric or hybrid vehicles will also be prioritized.

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