42169-013: Greater Dhaka Sustainable Urban Transport Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The project will contribute to develop a sustainable urban transport system (UTS) in GCC, which forms part of north Greater Dhaka, through the delivery of a 20-kilometer (km) bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor. This pilot project provides a holistic solution for integrated urban mobility, bearing a demonstration effect as no modern mass transit system exists in Bangladesh yet.... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 42169-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Grant
Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2864
Loan No. 2863
Loan No. 2862
Grant No. 0287
Loan No. 8270
TA No. 8072
Approval Date 17 Apr 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 160,000
Sector / Subsector Classification Multisector
/ Multisector
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Environmental sustainability
Private sector development
Social development
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Mohammad Nazrul Islam
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Bangladesh Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Local Government Engineering Department

Roads and Railways Division (RRD)-Min. of Comm.

Last PDS Update
16 Apr 2014

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