Transport Sector in Belize

McNish, Brian;
Dec 2013
This Technical Note was prepared to support the transport sector policy dialogue between the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Government of Belize. The note provides an overview of the main characteristics of the transport sector in Belize and the challenges going forward. The note recommends developing and implementing specific policies and infrastructure investments in the transport system that are necessary to sustain economic growth and to improve the access of the rural and urban poor to jobs and essential services. It also recommends supporting initiatives that open up mutually beneficial transit opportunities with neighboring countries and enables the transport sector to play a more significant role in strengthening disaster preparedness.