The TA will help the Government identify issues on resource optimization on the PRC road. The outcome of TA will be a policy framework, measures, and guidelines for road planning and land use, road transport management, and improving energy efficiency and environmental protection.
|Project Name||Resource Optimization in the Road Sector|
|Country||China, People's Republic of
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Knowledge solutions
|Sector / Subsector||
Transport / Road transport (non-urban)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming|
|Description||The TA will help the Government identify issues on resource optimization on the PRC road. The outcome of TA will be a policy framework, measures, and guidelines for road planning and land use, road transport management, and improving energy efficiency and environmental protection. This will be achieved by (i) undertaking a detailed assessment of the current state of resource optimization in the road sector, in particular focusing on road planning and land use, road transport management, and energy efficiency and environmental protection; (ii) identifying key issues relating to resource optimization in line with Government priorities in the 11FYP; (iii) learning from experience in developed countries where resource optimization is successfully implemented; (iv) preparing recommendations on the policy framework and measures; (v) developing guidelines to assist local governments in implementing the policy framework and measures; (vi) carrying out a case study to analyze an approach to implementing the recommendations and putting into effect recommendations; (vii) undertaking workshops for consultation with stakeholders and to disseminate findings; and (viii) disseminating a final report.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||This TA will support the transport sector of the PRC Country Strategy by assisting in the design of the proposed transport projects that would take account of the efficient use of resources, such as land and energy, and efficient transport management.|
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|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
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|Consulting Services||The TA will require about 36 person-months of consulting services (6 international and 30 national) spread over a period of 9 months, including field work. International individual consultants and a domestic consulting firm will be engaged by ADB in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by Asian Development Bank and Its Borrowers and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for the engagement of domestic consultants. International consultant will be recruited individually and a national consulting firm will be engaged following the quality-based selection method, using simplified proposal. The international consultants will provide expertise in: (i) road planning and land use, (ii) road transport management, and (iii) energy efficiency and environment sustainability. The national consultants will have expertise in: (i) road design and planning; (ii) planning and regulations for land use; (iii) road transport management; (iv) freight and public transport; (v) energy conservation on road transport, including vehicle standards; (vi) environmental economy/policy analysis on road transport, including GHG and vehicle emission control; and (vii) managerial skill. A national consultant who provides the managerial skill will be the team leader and three international consultants will be the sub-team leaders. The international experts will supervise and will provide her/his input to each component. A national consultant firm will work for the three components and will take responsibility to coordinate the entire study.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Yokota, Toshiyuki|
|Responsible ADB Department||East Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Transport and Communications Division, EARD|
Ministry of Transportation (formerly Min of Comm)
10 Fuxing Road Beijing 100845 People's Republic of China
|Concept Clearance||29 Aug 2005|
|Fact Finding||11 Sep 2006 to 14 Sep 2006|
|Approval||29 Nov 2006|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||04 May 2006|
|Last PDS Update||08 Oct 2009|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|29 Nov 2006||23 Jan 2007||23 Jan 2007||31 Jan 2008||31 Oct 2009||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|600,000.00||0.00||150,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||750,000.00||29 Nov 2006||599,299.73|
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|The Urgent Need for "Smart Urban Transport" to Combat Climate Change in the People's Republic of China||Papers and Briefs||Nov 2008|
|The Urgent Need for "Smart Urban Transport" to Combat Climate Change in the People's Republic of China (Chinese)||Papers and Briefs||Nov 2008|
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