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Pakistan: Peshawar Sustainable Bus Rapid Transit Corridor Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 48289-001 Status: Closed

The project impact will be sustainable, low carbon, and climate resilient urban transport system in Peshawar. The project outcome will be improved quality of public transport along corridor 2 in Peshawar. The project will consist of the following two interlinked outputs:

Output 1 (infrastructure): Peshawar's first bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor is constructed. This will include construction of (i) a BRT route designed and built following international best practices and quality standards along corridor 2; (ii) sidewalks, on-street parking, mixed-traffic lanes, and non-motorized transport lane along the BRT; (iii) a high-capacity drainage system along the corridor; (iv) BRT depot; (v) improvement of access roads for NMT and feeder services; and (vi) energy-efficient streetlights and intelligent transport systems for traffic management.

Project Details

Project Officer
David Margonsztern Central and West Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Pakistan
Modality
  • Technical Assistance
Sector
  • Transport
 
Project Name Peshawar Sustainable Bus Rapid Transit Corridor Project
Project Number 48289-001
Country Pakistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8795-PAK: Peshawar Sustainable Bus Rapid Transit Corridor Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.50 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Transport / Transport policies and institutional development - Urban public transport - Urban roads and traffic management

Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban flood protection

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description

The project impact will be sustainable, low carbon, and climate resilient urban transport system in Peshawar. The project outcome will be improved quality of public transport along corridor 2 in Peshawar. The project will consist of the following two interlinked outputs:

Output 1 (infrastructure): Peshawar's first bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor is constructed. This will include construction of (i) a BRT route designed and built following international best practices and quality standards along corridor 2; (ii) sidewalks, on-street parking, mixed-traffic lanes, and non-motorized transport lane along the BRT; (iii) a high-capacity drainage system along the corridor; (iv) BRT depot; (v) improvement of access roads for NMT and feeder services; and (vi) energy-efficient streetlights and intelligent transport systems for traffic management.

Output 2: Project management is effective, leading to sustainable BRT operations. This will include: (i) developing capacity of Peshawar BRT Company (PBRTC) and Peshawar Urban Mobility Authority (PUMA); (ii) designing the BRT operational plan and business model; (iii) facilitating a bus industry transition through negotiations with private bus operators selected to operate the BRT; (iv) setting up a fleet scrapping program and compensation mechanism for non-participating operators; (v) structuring and delivering viable public-private partnership arrangements through transaction advisory service; (vi) developing capacity of the traffic police to enforce parking, hawkers' policy and other traffic rules; and (vii) implementing a transit-oriented urban development strategy.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

The project will contribute to developing a sustainable urban transport system (UTS) in Peshawar through the delivery of a bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor, focusing on accessibility and people''s mobility needs. It will aim at organizing the urban growth and public space along the selected corridor through a transit-oriented development strategy integrating landuse, making the city more livable, providing a holistic solution for integrated urban mobility, and bearing a demonstration effect as no modern mass-transit system exists in the city yet.

The project is consistent with the Government of Pakistan''s Vision 2025, Framework for Economic Growth (2011), National Climate Change Policy; supports priorities set out in KPK Comprehensive Development Strategy 2010-17; and is aligned with the interim country partnership and Sustainable Transport Initiative of the Asian Development Bank. It will contribute to make Peshawar safer and more business-friendly through low carbon and climate resilient urban infrastructure and improved access. The project design will incorporate lessons learned from past assistance, notably the need for strong political support and consensus, and for a robust governance structure. Coordination will be ensured with development partners and potential cofinanciers in the urban transport sector.

Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design TBD
During Project Implementation TBD
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

All consultants were selected in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by ADB and Its Borrowers (2013, as amended from time to time). The consultants recruited under the PPTA include (i) an international firm recruited by ADB under quality-and cost-based selection (QCBS 90:10) and using full technical proposal (FTP); and (ii) individual consultants, notably to supervise technical work under the government-financed technical assistance.

A total of 70 person-months consultants services (40 international, and 30 national) is estimated to be required. However, the PPTA uses a performance and output-based approach, similar to the one used for the PPTA for the Karachi BRT Project, as agreed with the Operations Services and Financial Management Department.

Procurement Procurement of goods, works, and services will be undertaken in conformity with ADB''s Procurement Guidelines (2013, as amended from time to time).
Responsible ADB Officer David Margonsztern
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Urban Policy Unit (Planning & Development Department)
Muhammad Zubair Asghar Qureshi, Executive Director
[email protected]
30-A jamaluddin Afghani Road, University Town Peshawar, Pakistan
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 15 Dec 2014
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 26 Sep 2018

TA 8795-PAK

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
15 Dec 2014 27 Jan 2015 27 Jan 2015 31 Jan 2016 31 Jul 2018 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,500,000.00 15 Dec 2014 1,478,108.89

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Tenders

No tenders for this project were found.

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Project Preparatory Technical Assistance 8795 01 Feb 2016 Desain Mobilitas Indonesia (Indonesia) in Association with BRT Planning International (United States) Jalan Johar no 20, Lantai 5, Menteng, Gondangdia jakarta, Jakarta Raya 10340 Indonesia Urban Policy Unit (Planning and Development Department) 995,000.00

Procurement Plan

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