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The case for investing in paratransit by Gail Jennings and Roger Behrens

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 .


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The pdf-version of the synthesis dissemination is also available in the column beside:

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