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Improve people's quality of life by implementing transportation and infrastructure initiatives.

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Sector Framework Initiatives Projects at a Glance
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We aim to improve the quality of life and economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean by promoting efficient, accessible, affordable, safe, and sustainable transportation and infrastructure solutions to our borrowing member countries.

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  • Collaborate with both public and private sectors to enhance transportation infrastructure and focus on achieving integration.​
  • Work towards improving transportation by making it more efficient, accessible, affordable, safe, and sustainable;​
  • Invest in and develop the region's urban transport system.
Digital Transformation in Transport

Apply new digital technologies in operations, scaling up new AI-based tools.

Digital Transformation in Transport
Diversity, Inclusion and accessibility

Encourage the availability of various transportation options and support workplace diversity.

Transport Woman

Support our partner's transition to electric mobility transportation systems to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

IDB Lab Invests in Electric Vehicles in Trinidad and Tobago to Reduce Emissions
IDB Lab, the innovation and venture laboratory of the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB Group), will invest reimbursable and non-reimbursable financing in the startup GoElectricTT to launch a new business model that aims to catalyze the adoption of electric vehicles in Trinidad and Tobago. G...
February 26, 2024
Costa Rica and Panama Inaugurate Innovative Border Crossing Backed by the IDB
The presidents of Costa Rica, Rodrigo Chaves, and of Panama, Laurentino Cortizo, today inaugurated the Integrated Control Center in Paso Canoas, Costa Rica, which will process the crossing of goods and people entering the country from Panama. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) provided...
February 20, 2024
Brazil to Promote Vital Infrastructure Projects in Northeast Region with IDB Support
The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a $300 million loan for Brazil to boost sustainable development in the country’s northeastern region by reducing infrastructure bottlenecks that affect strategic production chains.  The program aims to help Brazilian states identify and advance...
December 06, 2023
Why gender and transportation? Public policies for a better, safer and more inclusive transport

In Latin America and the Caribbean over 50% of users of public transportation systems are women. However, not all of our systems are designed with the needs and perspectives of women in mind.

Be part of our space for exchanging ideas and knowledge, From Moviliblog, we want to share the latest in mobility and transportation in Latin America and the Caribbean and invite you to explore our thematic areas: ITS, road safety, major projects, logistics, and urban transportation, as well as our cross-cutting themes of impact assessment, gender, and sustainable transportation.

Pavimenta2 Project Transport Pavimenta2: digital infrastructure at the service of road assets

Can you imagine being able to monitor the state of our road pavements through video images and thus manage the roads and roads in poor condition? Do you imagine that, in addition, this technology is free to use and free of charge? Good news! This technology exists and is called Pavimenta2.

Modernizing Infrastructure for Transport Modernizing physical infrastructure to boost economic development

Digital transformation has become a key factor for development and efficiency in all sectors, including physical infrastructure. Adopting digital solutions offers a wide range of benefits, from improving the quality of services to optimizing resources and promoting sustainability.

Rural family walking Mobility for whom? Leveraging Transport for Socially Inclusive Development

Mobility is a cornerstone of daily life. While travel patterns and modes of transport may vary, individuals, regardless of age, gender, income level, physical ability, employment status, or urban or rural residence, to work, access public services like healthcare and education, purchase goods and services, or take part in social and leisure activities.

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Sustainable, reliable, and diversified energy for Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Water, Sanitation and Solid Waste

Ensure availability and sustainable management of water, sanitation and solid waste services for all.

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