42169-013: Greater Dhaka Sustainable Urban Transport Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project will contribute to develop a sustainable urban transport system (UTS) in GCC, which forms part of north Greater Dhaka, through the delivery of a 20-kilometer (km) bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor. This pilot project provides a holistic solution for integrated urban mobility, bearing a demonstration effect as no modern mass transit system exists in Bangladesh yet. Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 42169-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2864
Loan No. 2863
Loan No. 2862
Grant No. 0287
Loan No. 8270
TA No. 8072
Approval Date 10 May 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 160,000
Sector Transport
Subsector Transport policies and institutional development
Urban public transport
Urban roads and traffic management
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Partnerships (PAR)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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