China, People's Republic of: Comprehensive Hub-Oriented Transportation Strategy for Urumqi Metropolitan Area

Sovereign Project | 51028-001

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Stapleton, Rebecca
    East Asia Department
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    China, People's Republic of
  • Modality
    • Technical Assistance
  • Sector
    • Transport
Project Name Comprehensive Hub-Oriented Transportation Strategy for Urumqi Metropolitan Area
Project Number 51028-001
Country / Economy China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9379-PRC: Comprehensive Hub-oriented Transportation Strategy for Urumqi Metropolitan Area
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Transport / Transport policies and institutional development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Transformation of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region into a hub for transport, trade and logistics, financial, culture, science and education, and medical services. (Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-century Maritime Silk Road)
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Transport and logistics strategies and plans for Urumqi metropolitan area updated
Progress Toward Outcome An international consulting firm has been recruited to deliver the outputs under the TA. ADB approved the consultant's submission of final report which includes findings on the current situation in Urumqi related to transport and logistics and recommendations for the Urumqi metropolitan area related to public transport, transport infrastructure, freight, logistics, hub-oriented strategies and low carbon policies.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs Comprehensive hub-oriented transportation strategy for Urumqi metropolitan area completed
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) A multi-stakeholder workshop was held as the key to gaining stakeholder feedback and t understand the priorities from the government departments. The consultants documented stakeholder priorities and can now proceed to develop the evaluation framework, finalize findings and develop plans and priorities to be included in the strategy and final report. The consultant submitted the final report .
Geographical Location Urumqi
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The proposed TA has been identified, conceptualized and prepared through direct discussions with Urumqi Urban Comprehensive Transport Research Center.
During Project Implementation The TA was jointly monitored by: (i) the project officer assigned to the project within the East Asia Transport division of ADB and (ii) the officer in ADBs PRC Resident Mission. The public and private sectors will be consulted throughout the TA. The output will be disseminated digitally. A working group of representatives from each cities in Urumqi metropolitan area will provide guidance to the consultant team. Final report and final claim has been submitted and approved. The consulting firm's contract was completed on 16 July 2019.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services ADB will select a team of consultants from a firm specialized in transport and logistics planning through quality- and cost-based selection method on a lump-sum contract with milestone payments and with a provision for fixed out-of-pocket expenditure not exceeding $800,000. The consulting services include 12 person-months of international inputs and 59 person-months of national inputs. The TA will be implemented over 14 months.
Responsible ADB Officer Stapleton, Rebecca
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division EASI
Executing Agencies
Urumqi Urban Comprehensive Transport Project Research Center
No. 82 Kunlun Road, Urumqi, Xinjiang,
People's Republic of China
Concept Clearance 28 Jun 2017
Fact Finding 11 Jul 2017 to 12 Jul 2017
Approval 21 Sep 2017
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 27 Sep 2019

TA 9379-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
21 Sep 2017 30 Oct 2017 30 Oct 2017 28 Feb 2019 16 Sep 2019 04 Oct 2019
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
800,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 800,000.00 17 Jun 2022 759,700.00

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Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Comprehensive Hub-Oriented Transportation Strategy for Urumqi Metropolitan Area Firm - Consulting Closed 09 Nov 2017 08 Dec 2017

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor | Address Executing Agency Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Policy and Advisory Technical Assistance 9379 23 Mar 2018 DAVID LUPTON AND ASSOCIATES LTD.(NEW ZEALAND) in association with SSF INGENIEURE AG / CONSULTING ENGINEERS(GERMANY) | PO BOX 14714 KILBIRNIE WELLINGTON NEW ZEALAND *** No Executing Agency for this TA *** 797,690.00

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