Mongolia: Ulaanbaatar Urban Transport Capacity Development

Sovereign Project | 45140-001 Status: Active

Project Details

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  • Mongolia
  • Technical Assistance
  • Transport
Project Name Ulaanbaatar Urban Transport Capacity Development
Project Number 45140-001
Country Mongolia
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8212-MON: Ulaanbaatar Urban Transport Capacity Development
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Urban public transport

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Improved capacity of Ulaanbaatar urban transport agencies in planning and managing urban transport in an integrated and sustainable way.

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome

1. Awareness and knowledge of sustainable urban transport enhanced among Ulaanbaatar urban transport agencies

2. More efficient and integrated decision making processes established for urban transport planning and management

3. Trained urban transport related staff are engaged in implementation of ADB-financed program.

Progress Toward Outcome Will be assessed at project completion
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Diagnostic report on Ulaanbaatar urban transport situation, problems, issues, constraints and policy directions produced

2. Training materials for the six components produced and trainings provided

3. Improvement measures for the six components produced through in-house advisory activities and case studies

4. Guidelines for the six components produced on the basis of consulting services, workshops, training, and case studies

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Consultants were mobilized in Nov 2015, activities are ongoing, and expected to be completed in Q2 2017.
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Will be assessed during implementation.
During Project Implementation Senior officials from MGU and other relevant ministries and agencies will be closely consulted and involved during implementation of the TA. They will be invited to participate in the TA review workshops and discussions.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

The consulting services will focus on the following TA components: (i) Component 1: Sustainable Urban Transport; (ii) Component 2: Transport Planning and Engineering; (iii) Component 3: Traffic Management and Traffic Safety; (iv) Component 4: Public Transport Planning and Management; (v) Component 5: Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS); and (vi) Component 6: Financial Management and Procurement.

The consultants will perform their tasks in close consultation with the urban transport related government agencies to ensure full acceptance of the outcome of the TA. The TA requires 17 person-months international and 32 person-months national consulting services for the six components of the TA. Consulting firm(s) will be engaged by ADB in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time), using the QCBS selection process (ratio 80:20). Individual Consultants will also be engaged by ADB in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time).

Procurement TA equipment will be procured by the consultants in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to time) and transferred to MUB upon completion of the TA.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer ADB Disclosure
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Municipal Government of Ulaanbaatar
Sukhbaatar Square-11
Ulaanbaatar-46, Mongolia


Concept Clearance 11 Jul 2012
Fact Finding 19 Jul 2012 to 19 Jul 2012
Approval 08 Nov 2012
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 28 Mar 2017

TA 8212-MON

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
08 Nov 2012 19 Dec 2012 19 Dec 2012 30 Nov 2014 30 Jun 2017 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 1,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 08 Nov 2012 741,741.38

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Title Document Type Document Date
Ulaanbaatar Urban Transport Capacity Development Technical Assistance Reports Nov 2012

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