42169-013: Greater Dhaka Sustainable Urban Transport Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


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
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 Transport and ICT
Subsector Urban Transport
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Partnerships (PAR)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Mohammad Nazrul Islam
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Bangladesh Resident Mission

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

Local Government Engineering Department

Last PDS Update
23 Jul 2014