In Cairo, traffic jams lead to annual costs of USD 8bn, this is 4% of the total GDP of Egypt. Meanwhile, 85% of the population needs more than one hour for reaching their work places. Transport drives development growing mobility and increased transport in developing countries and emerging economies are signs of prosperous development. Economies rely on the flow of goods and the mobility of people. If urban mobility is stuck in traffic so is economic development.
Our target: Supporting our partner cities in reducing congestion and creating accessible environments for people and the economy by shifting more trips towards public transport, walking and cycling in the cities we take action.