Mongolia: Urban Transport Development Project

Sovereign Project | 39256-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Urban Transport Development Project
Project Number 39256-012
Country Mongolia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7156-MON: Urban Transport Development Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 1.20 million
TA 7156-MON: Urban Transport Development Project (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
TA 7156-MON: Urban Transport Development Project (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 200,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Urban roads and traffic management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome To be assessed at a later stage of implementation.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The BRT, environment, resettlement, social and economic and financial analysis experts will have completed their assignments in June 2011. Another review mission is to be held from 29 August 2011. A loan reconnaissance mission was fielded from 20 November to 3 December 2011. The mission together with the government agencies discussed and agreed on the scope of the program. The scope will include public transport network improvement, BRT introduction, existing trolleybus bus infrastructure improvement, intelligent transport system installation, traffic management and traffic safety.
Geographical Location Mongolia

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design

The Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Roads, Transportation, and Tourism, Ministry of Environment, and Municipal Government of Ulaanbaatar.

Following consultations with MGU, the Government, and other stakeholders, proposals will be made for improvements to public transport including identification of priority rapid transit corridors and appropriate technology, rationalization of bus routes to increase efficiency, strengthened regulatory systems and institutional capacity, physical infrastructure investments, and requisite institutional arrangements and capacity development

During Project Implementation The ADB and the government rated the TA successful. The outputs of the TA, such as the main report, four technial reports were of high quality and relevant to the Sichuan context. The executing agency commented that this was the only in-depth study on strengthening the public employment services (PES) in Sichuan that focused on equalization of PES and has developed an evaluation index system for the PES, based on a significant amount of qualitative and quantitative research carried out under the TA. The TA findings will be used for further policy development such as he province's plan for development of PES. The government and the ADB confirmed that the outcome of the TA was achieved, largely due to a strong ownership and commitment of the executing agency.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The consulting firm has been recruited and has been fielded.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Ki-Joon Kim
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Municipal Government of Ulaanbaatar
Mr. B. Bayanjargal
Urban Development Policy Department Municipal Government of Ulaanbaatar Sukhbaatar Square-11, Ulaanbaatar-46 Mongolia


Concept Clearance 10 May 2008
Fact Finding 12 May 2008 to 17 May 2008
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 09 Jun 2008
Last PDS Update 27 Mar 2014

TA 7156-MON

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
27 Oct 2008 25 Nov 2008 25 Nov 2008 30 Jun 2009 31 Dec 2013 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,625,000.00 0.00 200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,825,000.00 27 Oct 2008 1,515,010.98

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