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Urban Mass transport Infrastructure

In medium and large cities in developing countries

15 août 2018

Rapid urbanization is the biggest structural transformation of the 21st century. In developing countries particularly those transitioning from low‐ to middle‐income status—the next few decades will see a dramatic increase in the share of people living in cities. The world’s urban population will increase by 2.8 billion between 2010 and 2050.i Of this, 96 percent will be located in low‐ and middleincome countries. This will bring the world’s urban population to 4 billion. While urbanization began as a developed market phenomenon, it has switched to developing nations as they rapidly develop.