Transportation Program for the San Salvador Metropolitan Area II (IADB-ES-L1096)

  • El Salvador
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Specific Location
San Salvador
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Financial Institutions
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 85.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IADB website

Updated in EWS Jul 20, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Apr 1, 2016

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Project Description
FROM IADB: The general objective of the program is to contribute to improving the conditions of public passenger transport and general traffic in the San Salvador Metropolitan Area (AMSS), through the implementation of a segregated urban public transport corridor. The specific objectives of the program are to improve the quality of the public transport service, increase reliability and reduce travel times in one of the main transport corridors of the AMSS. In addition, the program will contribute to improving urban road safety and improving environmental pollution. The project will obtain the following products and results: (i) physical: through the execution of the works, the recovery of the urban space through the improvement of platforms, pedestrian crossings, stops, access areas, and road signs; And (ii) operational: such as reduction of time, transportation costs and user satisfaction.
Investment Description
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
The proposed loan will be for up to US$85 million.
Contact Information
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