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Philippines: Metro Manila Transport Project, Phase 1

Sovereign (Public) Project | 51117-003 Status: Dropped / Terminated

The proposed Project will address the key issue of high cost of transport across Manila and more specifically on the major transport corridor of the Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA), by reducing travel time, increasing passenger throughput; improving connectivity between different transport modes and the surroundings areas; and improving the ability of government to manage and operate the various transport systems that run along EDSA in a more efficient and effective way. The indicative loan amount of $500 million will improve all major transport modes along EDSA, Metro Rail Transport Line 3 (MRT-3), buses, and private vehicles, as well as improve pedestrian facilities.

Project Details

Project Officer
Shuji Kimura Southeast Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Philippines
Sector
  • Transport
 
Project Name Metro Manila Transport Project, Phase 1
Project Number 51117-003
Country Philippines
Project Status Dropped / Terminated
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan: Metro Manila Transport Project Phase 1
Ordinary capital resources US$ 100.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Transport / Urban public transport - Urban roads and traffic management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The proposed Project will address the key issue of high cost of transport across Manila and more specifically on the major transport corridor of the Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA), by reducing travel time, increasing passenger throughput; improving connectivity between different transport modes and the surroundings areas; and improving the ability of government to manage and operate the various transport systems that run along EDSA in a more efficient and effective way. The indicative loan amount of $500 million will improve all major transport modes along EDSA, Metro Rail Transport Line 3 (MRT-3), buses, and private vehicles, as well as improve pedestrian facilities.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

The traffic conditions in Manila are deteriorating, resulting in economic loses and social costs to all. The government has developed an overarching plan to improve the transport situation through both large infrastructure projects and system operations improvements. The proposed loan is directly aligned with the Manila transport plans and will augment the major infrastructure proposals through support for system management and operations improvement, notably along the main transport corridor in the city.

The congestion is getting worse, resulting in economic loss, social and gender exclusion, and deteriorating air quality and road safety. Urgent action is required to improve EDSA and reduce the cost of transport to allow continued and sustainable development of the city. In 2016, NCR accounts for 36.6% of the countries gross domestic product (GDP). Congestion on EDSA is estimated to cost PhP2.4 billion a day. The proposed Project is included in the ADB's country operations and business plan.

Impact Economic competitiveness improved
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Cost of transportation reduced
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs Pedestrian access and interchange facilities improved
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement A
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The proposed Project is in the process of restructuring. A revised Project Data sheet will be released once the Project details are complete.
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Shuji Kimura
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Department of Transportation
The Columbia Tower, Brgy. Wack-wack,
Ortigas Avenue, 1555, Mandaluyong City
Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 01 Dec 2017
Fact Finding 28 Feb 2019 to 28 Feb 2019
MRM 31 Mar 2019
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 27 Sep 2018

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