Fatima Arroyo-Arroyo works in the Transport Global Practice at the World Bank, supporting the transportation agenda in Africa. Fatima is an enthusiast of integrating multidisciplinary dimensions in transport projects, such as fragility considerations, climate adaptation and technology. She leads urban transport projects with a focus in vulnerable groups, non-motorized transport, public transportation and the professionalization of informal transport operators, especially in fragile environments. Before joining Africa region, she supported the urban transport and urban railway agenda in Latin-America and East Asia. She holds a Master´s in Civil Engineering from École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. She also holds a Master in International Business Administration.
June 05: Informal transport: A stronger business model for better service and a more sustainable sector
Navigating the Road of Informal Public Transport in African citiesThis presentation describes the landscape of informal public transport in African cities, and their business and organizational models. The presentation also discusses recent efforts to enhance informal transport in African cities and the lessons from this experience.