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Volume 153, 2018The 4th International Conference on Mechatronics and Mechanical Engineering (ICMME 2017)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Urban Infrastructure Construction and Planning|
|Published online||26 February 2018|
Key Issues and Challenges in Developing Integrated Road Networks Infrastructure With Regional Connectivity: A Study Case of Porto-novo in the Republic of Benin
School of Civil Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu 610031, China
2 Polytechnic School of Abomey-Calavi (EPAC), University of Abomey-Calavi (UAC), 01 POB: 526 Cotonou, Republic of Benin
In recent years, with the rapid and continuous increase in traffic demand, a new upsurge in the construction of transport system is being made in Porto-novo. Thus, the problem of how to make modal transport system in this area play its full role and make its helpful to the development of integrated multimodal transportation networks needs to be urgently put forward. Recognizing these needs, this paper systematically addresses key issues and challenges toward developing integrated multimodal national transportation networks in the banded development axis of Abomey-Calavi-Pkota, Cotonou and Porto-novo with an emphasis to regional connectivity. Particularly, the paper addresses issues with the planning process, institutions, governance, strengths and weaknesses, funding and integrated multimodal development.
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