China, People's Republic of: Developing Multimodal Passenger Transport Hubs

Sovereign Project | 45024-001 Status: Closed


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Project Name Developing Multimodal Passenger Transport Hubs
Project Number 45024-001
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7925-PRC: Developing Multimodal Passenger Transport Hubs
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome To be assessed.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Services of consulting firm to be completed by 15 May 2015. Three individual consultant's contracts are ongoing and expected to be completed by end of March 2015. Improved Final Report of FDDC to be submitted by end of March 2015. The Final Illustrated Guide is printed and ready to be launched together with the Final Report in April 2015.
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The TA scope and design was developed after consultations with the key stakeholders.
During Project Implementation Stakeholder consultation including interviews, workshops and questionairre surveys have been conducted in order to ascertain stakeholder views regarding design changes needed and these will feed into the development of multimodal hub development guidelines.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

The consultants will perform their tasks in close consultation with the Ministry of Transport (MOT), other national government agencies, and local governments to ensure full acceptance of the outcome of the technical assistance (TA). The TA will require 25 person-months of consulting services (7 person-months international and 18 person-months national) over 12 months. The following types of specialists will be recruited:

(i) Integrated Urban Transport Planning Specialist (3 person-months international, 5 person-months national)

(ii) Architect (2.5 person-months international, 4 person-months national)

(iii) Financial Specialist (1.5 person months international, 3 person-months national)

(iv) Civil Engineer (3 person-months national)

(v) Institutional Coordination Specialist (3 person-months national)

The objective of the proposed TA is to guide the development and construction of multimodal passenger hubs that will provide fast and efficient transfers, comfortable and convenient facilities, integrated systems, and high quality designs. The scope of work is summarized in the following tasks:

(i) Task 1: Develop and publish an illustrated Guide on developing multimodal hubs based on International Best Practices: Research examples of best practice multimodal hubs from around the People's Republic of China (PRC) and internationally; identify key features and determine their impact on system performance; publish detailed guidelines on best practices for different types of hubs.

(ii) Task 2: Recommendations (including indicators) for financial and performance assessment: Conduct research on key financial and performance metrics and establish benchmarks based on best practice multimodal hubs from around the world for multimodal accessibility, efficiency and financial viability. Identify the key variables and indicators for assessing the financial viability of the project and develop a framework for assessing the same. Recommend options for enhancing the financial viability of multimodal hubs.

(iii) Task 3: Develop an incentive scheme for improving institutional coordination: Prepare a scheme linked to the subsidy program and propose policies to incentivize cooperation among all modes and stakeholders.

Procurement All procurement will be done in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to time). The proceeds of the TA will be disbursed in accordance with the Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (2010, as amended from time to time).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Sharad Saxena
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Transportation (formerly Min of Comm)
10 Fuxing Road Beijing 100845 People's Republic of China


Concept Clearance 09 Sep 2011
Fact Finding 05 Jul 2011 to 06 Jul 2011
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 23 Sep 2015

TA 7925-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Nov 2011 28 Dec 2011 28 Dec 2011 15 Mar 2013 15 Jun 2015 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 24 Nov 2011 313,205.56

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