According to the bank document, the proposed project will help develop a sustainable transportation system in Karachi by delivering the city's _red line_ BRT corridor, directly benefiting 1.5 million people. The project will comprise two interlinked outputs: (1) the construction of a 25-kilometer (km) BRT corridor and associated facilities, and (2) effective project management and sustainable BRT operations through institutional developments. The project is economically justified by major time savings for future BRT passengers, vehicle operating cost savings, better air quality and carbon emissions savings, which will improve the health of Karachi's citizens and mitigate climate change. The project will also make Karachi safer, boost private sector investment, and foster gender equity.
Asian Development Bank Loan USD 442.0 m
Province of Sindh Grant USD 92.5 m
Mr. Christian Ellermann Tel: +63-2-632-4564 NDA/FP in Pakistan
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