Bangladesh: Greater Dhaka Sustainable Urban Transport Corridor

Sovereign Project | 42169-012

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Project Name Greater Dhaka Sustainable Urban Transport Corridor
Project Number 42169-012
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7415-BAN: Greater Dhaka Sustainable Urban Transport Corridor
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Private sector development
Sector / Subsector Transport - Road transport (non-urban) - Transport policies and institutional development - Urban public transport
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact The impact of the TA is an improved sustainability of the urban transport system, strengthened local economy and greater private sector involvement within Greater Dhaka's urban fringes.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Feasibility study, design and initialization of a project(s) suitable for ADB financing, upon which the Government and ADB agree.
Progress Toward Outcome --
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

To achieve the objectives, the TA will have the following three main outputs:

Output 1 - Urban transport corridor identification;

Output 2 - Identification of the best suitable public transport system for the corridor, feasibility study and preliminary design of the proposed mass transit (MT) system, and sub-project facilities (truck parking, intermodality at stations, bus terminal); and

Output 3 - Set up of an urban development framework and strategy along the corridor.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement A
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation The project was recently reviewed from 30 January to 4 February 2011.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

The PPTA will use an international firm, which may associate or form a joint venture with a local firm, recruited under the modified Quality and Cost-Based Selection (QCBS) method, using full technical proposal. The Project may also use individual, if needed and as required, in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.

A total of 30.5 person-months of international and 37 person-months of national consultant services will be required. Consultants will be engaged by ADB in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007), as amended from time to time.

Responsible ADB Officer David Margonsztern
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Roads and Railways Division (RRD)-Min. of Comm.Bangladesh Secretariat
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Timetable
Concept Clearance 26 Oct 2009
Fact Finding 02 Nov 2009 to 06 Nov 2009
MRM -
Approval 07 Dec 2009
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 26 Nov 2009
Last PDS Update 01 Aug 2011

TA 7415-BAN

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
07 Dec 2009 15 Jan 2010 15 Jan 2010 31 Jan 2011 30 Nov 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 0.00 200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,200,000.00 07 Dec 2009 932,542.81

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