Project

Comprehensive Transport Planning Requirements in Saudi Arabia

Project
COMPREHENSIVE TRANSPORT PLANNING REQUIREMENTS IN SAUDI ARABIA
Client
Ministry of Transport
Associated Firm
Sets
Location
Saudi Arabia
Type
Engineering
Sectors
Transportation & Highway
Date
June 2006 – May 2008
Project Details

Narrative Description of Project:

The aim of this project is to establish a comprehensive planning system for transport sector in the Kingdom and identifying the role of concerned entities. The proposals are to be packaged in detailed manuals

Description of Actual Services Provided:
Phase I: Documenting the Existing Conditions
This phase includes an analysis and evaluation of the existing transport planning practices, identification of gaps, identifying concerned entities and the role of each.

Phase II: Theoretical Issues and International Practices
Defining the systems and legislations required for comprehensive planning, identification of typical tasks, 
a review of international experience with a summary of lessons learned. 

Phase III: Identification of Gaps between Current and Targeted Conditions
Description for the gap between current and target with respect to concerned entities and coordination 
tasks, and a comparison between capabilities and future needs for transport planning within a framework 
of comprehensive planning.

Phase IV: Deliverables, Solutions and Recommendations
Drafting the instruments and mechanisms of comprehensive integrated transportation planning, 
identification of expertise of required staff, prepare a manual for comprehensive planning of the transport 
sector in the kingdom, prepare and implementation plan.