Arturo Ardila-Gomez is Global Lead for Urban Mobility and a Lead Transport Economist and in the World Bank’s Transport and ICT Global Practice. He oversees a portfolio of transport projects and research activities in China, Mongolia, and Ecuador, and provides overall technical support to the East Asia transport portfolio in particular Vietnam. He is the author of several peer-reviewed articles and two books. His most recent book is “Sustainable Urban Transport Financing from the Sidewalk to the Subway: Capital, Operations and Maintenance Financing,” released in January 2016 in the World Bank Study series.