Sustainable Transport for All
In the Spotlight
To spur economic expansion, Myanmar needs around $60 billion in investments until 2030 to modernize roads and rail systems.
A highway linking Mongolia to neighboring Russia and the People's Republic of China is bringing development, jobs, and social services to the country's remote western regions.
Ridwan Kamil, Mayor of the city of Bandung in Indonesia, was at ADB’s headquarters in Manila to explore new ways of financing infrastructure in what has grown to become the country’s third largest city.
The Lao People’s Democratic Republic has built a new road with help from ADB linking the tourist town of Luangprabang with the country’s border with Thailand. Finished in 2014, the 367-km road provides access to goods, services and jobs and new businesses are flourishing along its length.
Transport is an integral part of most of the activities, goods and services required for supporting and improving people’s lives. ADB assists member countries in developing Asia to building transport infrastructure and services which contribute towards low-carbon, safe, accessible, and affordable transport systems.