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2017-06-13

The case for investing in paratransit - Strategies for Regulation and Reform, a synthesis report produced by Gail Jennings and Roger Behrens is now available.

This research synthesis summarizes, updates and presents the main messages in the book publication Paratransit in African Cities: Operations, Regulation and Reform, edited by Roger Behrens, Dorothy McCormick and David Mfinanga (Routledge, 2016).

The synthesis, produced by Gail Jennings and Roger Behrens, in cooperation with the Volvo Research & Educational Foundations incitates readers to refer to the book publication for greater detail on the issues discussed in this synthesis, obtainable at https://www.routledge.com/Paratransit-in-African-Cities-Operations-Regulation-and-Reform/Behrens-McCormick-Mfinanga/p/book/9780415870337 .

The pdf-version of the synthesis is available in English, French and Portuguese.

English version: The case for investing in paratransitPDF (pdf, 5 MB)

French Version: Le cas  de l'investissement dans le transport à la demandePDF (pdf, 4.7 MB)

Portuguese Version: O caso  para investir em transportes alternativosPDF (pdf, 4.8 MB)

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