Philippines - Metro Manila Bus Rapid Transit First Line Project (English)
The objective of Metro Manila Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) First Line Project for Philippines is to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and safety of the public transport system along the project corridor in Metro Manila in an environmentally sustainable... See More +
The objective of Metro Manila Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) First Line Project for Philippines is to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and safety of the public transport system along the project corridor in Metro Manila in an environmentally sustainable manner. The project has six components. (1) BRT infrastructure component finances the development of BRT infrastructure along the project corridor, including, among others, construction of bus terminals and stations, segregated bus ways, segregation barriers, and sidewalks, road reconstruction, intersection improvement, landscape strips, warning and directional signage, advanced direction signs, carriageway markings, and associated traffic management infrastructure (such as pedestrian walkways), construction of bus depots, including pedestrian crossing facilities. (2) System management component finances (i) traffic engineering and management measures along the project corridor including, among others, intersection optimization, parking management, u-turn slots and improved signals; (ii) development of an intelligent bus operational support and management system; (iii) development of IT and marketing functions of the BRT system management; and (iv) provision of technical support consultants for the planning, design and implementation of the Project and the promotion of BRT. (3) Capacity building and concept development and dissemination component includes carrying out of feasibility studies, training and capacity building activities to support the application of the BRT in Metro Manila, and other cities of the Borrower, including public outreach. (4) Accessibility and urban realm enhancements component supports carrying out of specific activities aimed at integrating BRT transport and land use development in Metro Manila by establishing physical connections from stations and terminals to major trip attractors and generators, and through improvement of the pedestrian environment. (5) Project outcome monitoring component finances monitoring and evaluation activities, including, among others, service, data collection, reporting and analysis. (6) Project management component finances provision of technical and operational support for the day-to-day management, coordination, supervision, procurement, financial management, environmental and social management, including measures for mitigationof social or environmental impacts, and communication of project activities.
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