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China commute

Unclogging inner-city arteries: the case for mass-transit systems

In many of the world's major cities, traffic gridlock comes as standard. With such high number of vehicles on the roads leading to heavy pollution and frustratingly long commuting times, the case for mass rapid-transit systems is becoming increasingly difficult for many cities to ignore.

Port of Baltimore

US ports dig deep to capitalise on Panama Canal reopening

East and south coast US states are improving their ports and intermodal infrastructure, as the widening of the Panama Canal nears completion.

Opening up the Pacific Basin TEASER

Co-operation opportunities look set to open up Pacific Basin

With emerging economies in Asia and Latin America driving global growth, co-operation between countries in these regions is set to accelerate.

Logistics

Logistics industry stays on its toes in response to external forces

Increased online purchasing, high costs and environmental concerns mean the industry is using smaller warehouses, positioning close to demand and looking to port-centric areas

tblisi2

Tbilisi hopes infrastructure improvement, location will boost economy

Tbilisi is well placed between continents to be a trade, transport and tourism hub. Its mayor tells Courtney Fingarhow rail developments and regenerating its old town will realise these goals

tech trans rankings

Shanghai tops transport technology rankings

fDiBenchmark rankings show Shanghai is lead world city for transport technology projects, with US the top country

Q&A: Kamal Nath, Indian minister for road transport and highways

India's minister for road transport and highways discusses the country's ambitious road-building programme

African finance ministers

Unabashed: African finance ministers chart course to growth

Courtney Fingar interviews the finance ministers of Cape Verde, Rwanda and Senegal at the IMF-World Bank annual meetings. Read the round-up

cyprus

Shipping keeps Cypriot economy afloat

FDI into Cyprus trebled between 2008 and 2009 thanks largely to its newly reformed shipping industry, which has been offering incentives for companies to set up businesses and register their vessels on the island

Berlin moves on

Vital transport links, including BBI and the Hauptbahnhof station, have already attracted big-name businesses to set up operations in Berlin, reveals Tom Blass.

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