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The Kenyan government is working with investors and development partners to improve infrastructure for the benefit of the population that uses public transport and non-motorized transport.

In his keynote speech at the Ministerial Session on Investing in Green Transportation at the ongoing Africa Climate Summit Transport Cabinet Secretary Kipchumba Murkomen said part of the reforms will include modifying existing road infrastructure to encourage e-mobility.  Among the measures to be taken is the rollout of a Bus Rapid Transit system in the Kenyan Capital Nairobi by December 2024. Other interventions are offering incentives to encourage the purchase of electricity-powered engines, expansion of commuter rail networks with a plan to move to light rail, development of non-motorized transport systems, and effecting corrective structural adjustments on our roads to reduce road accidents.

According to the 2019 census Nairobi has a population of 4.4 million people with the five Counties that make up the Nairobi Metropolitan Area accounting for 10.4 million people (a fifth of the Kenyan population). Further, records show that 41% of Nairobi residents use public transport every day, 40% walk to their destinations, and 13% use private or personal cars.

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