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China - Hubei Xiangfan Urban Transport Project (English)

The development objective for the Hubei Xiangfan Urban Transport Project for China is to improve mobility and accessibility within and to the Xiangcheng District of Xiangyang in an integrated, efficient and safe manner. There are four components to the project. The first component of the project is public transport. This will include investment in: (a) construction of traffic management, safety, and bus priority facilities along Route 13 corridor; (b) reconstruction of select bus bays along the Route 13 corridor in selected locations; (c) construction of two bus depots and upgrading of the bus terminal in front of the city's railway station; (d) acquisition of high capacity buses, and intelligent transit applications; and (e) provision of technical assistance for detailed design and implementation of the application of the integrated corridor management approach. The second component of the project is urban roads. This will include investment in: (a) construction of the east section of the South Ring road; (b) construction of selected primary roads and secondary roads in the Panggong area; and (c) provision of technical assistance for detailed design and implementation aimed at integration of land use and transport development. . The third component of the project is traffic management. This will include investment in: (a) construction of management and safety facilities on the Tanxi/Xijie/Dongjie corridor, major junctions on the west section of South Ring Road, and selected roads in Panggong area; (b) acquisition of an area traffic control system, including installation of traffic signals on Route 13 corridor, Tanxi/Xijie/Dongjie corridor, major junctions on South Ring Road, and project roads in Panggong area, and acquisition of equipment for a traffic command center and enforcement and monitoring equipment; (c) carrying out of a road user education program; and (d) provision of technical assistance for the use of advance technology for traffic management, including for ensuring the integration of non-motorized transport and parking. The fourth component of the project is capacity building. This will include: (a) provision of technical advisory services, interalia, for the carrying out of: (i) studies on strategic urban transport issues; (ii) training and capacity building for the Project Implementing Entity's (Xiangyang Municipality's) officials involved in urban transport planning and management; and (iii) training and capacity building for the Project Management Office (PMO) staff to help them implement the Project in compliance with contract management, fiduciary and safeguard requirements; and (b) acquisition of office equipment for the PMO and office expenditures required for managing the implementation of the project.


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    China - Hubei Xiangfan Urban Transport Project

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China - Hubei Xiangfan Urban Transport Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.