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MENA Transport Report 2019

  • MENA
  • Benchmarking
  • Data
  • Funding and financing
  • Information management
  • MaaS
  • Urban mobility

What is the MENA Transport Report (MTR)?  

Currently in its 5thversion, the MTR provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the national and urban public transport landscape in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.


What is covered in the 2019 report?

The MTR 2019 features 14 countries and 35 cities in the MENA region covering all modes of transport. Each country and city chapter gives an overview of the relevant public transport authorities and strategies before looking into the existing public transport services and the ongoing and planned projects.

Where does MENA stand?

Benchmarking and overview maps track how MENA cities compare to international cities.

International and regional benchmarking

  • Public transport modal shares
  • Public transport supply
  • Public transport ridership
  • Public transport fares
  • Car ownership rates

Regional overview maps

  • Public transport modes in MENA cities
  • Digitalisation of Public Transport
  • Decarbonisation of Public Transport
  • New Mobility Services
  • Urban public transport projects

Geographic scope of the report

How can you use the MTR?

The MTR is essentially a data reference and benchmarking resource that can be used by policymakers, decision-takers, industry leaders, and academic researchers for business development, target-setting and research.

How can you get the report?

UITP members can access the report via MyLibrary.

Non-members can request a copy by

We’d like to thank our sponsors for supporting this publication.

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