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Brazil - Sao Paolo Trains and Signalling Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Relatorio ambiental preliminar - RAP : figuras (Portuguese)

The objective of the Sao Paolo Trains and Signalling Project is to: improve the level-of-service provided to the urban rail transport users in the São Paulo Metropolitan Region (SPMR) in a safe and cost-efficient manner by increasing the peak-hour and off-peak carrying capacity of Lines A and F of the Companhia Paulista de Trens Metropolitanos(CPTM), and Lines 1, 2 and 3 of the São Paulo Metro Company (Metro); and continue strengthening the transport management and policy functions at the SPMR. The environmental assessment (EA) document / relatorio ambiental evaluated impacts, as a result of the rehabilitation works of Line F manage by CPTM. Based on this evaluation the EA includes recommendations and mitigation measures, as follows : improve the landscape around existing and new Metro stations; develop a re-vegetation program once civil works have been completed; conduct a physical cadastre and a photographic registrar of vegetation and trees in area of influence of the project; install acoustic barriers to reduce the noise caused by train vibrations; guarantee the participation of community members and project affected peoples (PAPs) through the design, execution and implementation of the project; carrying knives or any other kind of weapon is strictly prohibited during working hours and while staying in construction encampments; water spray access roads and plies of excavated material, and avoid night working hours in sensitive neighborhoods to reduce the impact of noise and dust propagation; dispose of construction waste to a designated dumpsite; in case of historical, cultural or archeological findings contact authorities for proper disposition and authorization for continuing works; prepare an emergency response plan for accidents and emergency situations; obsolete equipment, used batteries, empty fuel tanks, used grease cartridges; oil drums will be collected and dispose to designated areas; develop a contingency plan to respond adequately in case of an accident while handling chemical products by workers; setup traffic signs to ensure proper routing and distribution of traffic, also install traffic safety measures, such as warning signs, delineators and barriers to prevent public and workers accidents; and finally; maintenance activities should be carried out during off-peak periods, contractors shall communicate closely with all relevant parties prior and during the construction phase including the local governments and their respective municipalities.


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    Companhia Paulista de Trens Metropolitanos (CPTM, Companhia do Metro de Sao Paulo, Secretaria de Transportes Metropolitanos do Esta

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    Environmental Assessment

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    Latin America & Caribbean,

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    Relatorio ambiental preliminar - RAP : figuras

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    access to employment, access to jobs, Air pollution, air quality, Air Quality Management, Air Quality Management strategy, air quality strategy, bus, buses, carrying capacity, cars, congestion reduction, decentralization, depreciation, enforcement of traffic regulations, environmental impacts, fare evasion, financial performance, land use, legislation, mass transit, mass transit systems, Metro Company, Metro Line, metropolitan transport, mobility, modal integration, motorized transport, multimodal transport, municipal, municipal governments, municipalities, noise, noise pollution, peak periods, peak-hour, public subsidies, public transport, rail, rail systems, rail transport, regional transport, Resettlement, right-of-way, road, road accidents, rolling stock, Safeguard Policies, safety education, suburban trains, Subway maintenance & repair ; traffic, traffic congestion, traffic data, traffic management, traffic safety, Traffic safety; Signaling equipment; Trains, transit systems, transport costs, transport management, transport planning, transport policies, Transport Policy, transport sector, transport services, transport strategies, transport strategy, transport users, transportation, transportation planning, Transport Strategy, urban congestion, urban rail, urban rail transport, urban transport, urban transport sector, urban transport services, urban transport strategies, urban transport strategy, urban transport system, urban transport systems, vehicle emissions, vehicles



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Companhia Paulista de Trens Metropolitanos (CPTM Companhia do Metro de Sao Paulo Secretaria de Transportes Metropolitanos do Esta

Brazil - Sao Paolo Trains and Signalling Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Relatorio ambiental preliminar - RAP : figuras (Portuguese). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.