Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date
PDS Updated as of 13 Aug 2012

Project Name Xi'an Urban Transport
Country China, People's Republic of
Project/Program Number 33459-012
Status Closed
Geographical Location Xi'an Municipality
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Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Urban Transport
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Technical Assistance3907ATF Spanish TA Grant500
Technical Assistance3907Italy Fund250

Summary of Environmental and Social Issues

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
Public participation in project preparation has taken place as part of feasibility study, environmental assessment, and resettlement planning.
During Project Implementation
Beneficiary participation in implementation will be mainly through civil works contracts.


The TA aims to assist the Government in preparing an urban transport project to facilitate growth and poverty reduction by providing efficient and safe urban transport infrastructure and services, and to support policy reform and institutional development in the urban transport sector. The TA will (i) assist the Xi'an Municipal Government in refining the feasibility study, environmental impact assessment, and resettlement plan in conformity with ADB's requirements, and (ii) review the urban transport sector issues, such as urban transport policy and regulations, public transport, vehicle emission controls, road safety, and non-motorized transport, and prepare a policy and institutional development component under the Project.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Development Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Towards Outcome

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Status of Development Objectives
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2007 Jan 08
Consulting Services
About 18 person-months of international consultants and 23 person-months of domestic consultants are required with expertise in road engineering, traffic engineering, urban transport planning/public transport, transport economics and finance, environmental analysis, resettlement planning, social and poverty analysis. Consultants were fielded on 2 December 2002.
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance
Fact-finding 05 Jun 2002 to 13 Jun 2002
Management Review Meeting
Approval 27 Aug 2002
Last Review Mission


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Technical Assistance 3907 27 Aug 2002 23 Sep 2002 23 Sep 2002 30 Apr 2003 28 Feb 2005


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
Cumulative Disbursements

TA Amount (US$ thousand)

Approval Number Approved Amount Revised Amount Total Commitment Uncommitted Balance Total Disbursement Undisbursed Balance
Technical Assistance 3907 750 750 750 0 750 0

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer ()
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies Xi'an Municipal Urban & Rural Constrction Commssn
Mr. Mao Zhongan


Project Website
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