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Introducing Competition in Intercity Bus Transport

Introducing Competition in Intercity Bus Transport
Ministry of Transport (MOT)
Associated Firm
LRTC (Germany) – Saudconsult (Saudi Arabia)
Saudi Arabia
Transportation & Highway
Feb 2008 – June 2009
Project Details

Narrative Description of Project:

MOT wishes to Formulate a procedure for contracting intercity bus transport services and supervise them, through a competitive bidding mechanism among qualified private sector service providers, upon the expiration of SAPTCO’s franchise

Description of Actual Services Provided by Our Staff:

1- Estimate current and future demand of intercity bus services
2- Assess profitability of services 
3- Evaluate best contract type (Gross, Net, Hybrid).
4- Design the procurement cycle of transport operators
5- Conditions of Concession Contracts.
6- Regulation of Services 
7- Selection criteria of service providers
8- Service Integration
9- Continuity of Services During the transition period.