ADB's Focus on Transport
In the Spotlight
The Malolos-Clark Railway Project, part of the North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR), will be ADB’s biggest project in the Philippines and will cut travel time from Clark to Metro Manila to less than 1 hour from the current two- to three-hour travel by bus.
Maritime trade is the backbone of Fiji’s economy as imports and exports accounted for 62% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product in 2017. ADB contributed a $16.8 million loan to upgrade Fiji's ports, making them safer and more efficient.
A new road is now bringing economic growth and social development to a remote part of Mongolia.
Tajikistan and ADB upgraded the Dushanbe-Tursunzade road which is part of the CAREC Corridor 3 that spans almost 7,000 kilometers. The improved vital road connects the country to its neighbors and opens up opportunities for trade and commerce.
Transport is an integral part of most of the activities, goods and services required for supporting and improving people’s lives. ADB assists member countries in developing Asia to building transport infrastructure and services which contribute towards low-carbon, safe, accessible, and affordable transport systems.