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Consultancy Services for Preparation of Comprehensive Traffic Management Study for Sana'a City

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Project
Consultancy Services for Preparation of Comprehensive Traffic Management Study for Sana’a City
Client
Sanaa Municipality
Associated Firm
Location
Yemen
Type
Engineering
Sectors
Transportation & Highway
Date
03/2005 – 03/2007
Project Details

Narrative Description of Project:
The main objectives of the study are:
 Study the existing traffic and travel characteristics of the Sana’a Urban area.
 Project transport demand for the next 20 years up to 2024
 Identify the nature and magnitude of present and anticipated future transport problems in the study area. Special attention should be paid to congestion safety and environmental issues.
 Propose short, medium and long-term measures/improvement plans which will be directed towards alleviating all identified problems and be conductive for orderly development of transportation facility in the city.
 Evolve optimal road network system for the national capital region and prioritization of improvement measures/plans.
 Carry out environmental and social impact assessment of the main proposed measures.

Detailed Description of Actual Services Provided:
Services include: 
Study of Existing Traffic & Travel characteristics
 Collect available data, reports, maps and development plans
 Conduct primary surveys
 Delineation of Traffic zones
 Conduct road network inventory
 Conduct Work Place Surveys
Projection of Transport Demand
 Calibrate trip distribution
 Carry out traffic assignment over road network system
 Develop alternate urban & transport development strategies for city development
 Project transport demand in the road network system for a 20 year horizon period
Identification of Transport Problems
Preparation of Transport Network Improvement Plan
 Recommendation for an optimal transport network Upgrading
 Short Term Improvement measures
– Prepare improvement plans for priority junctions
– Consider Alternative low cost traffic improvement
Medium & Long Term Improvement Plans
 Propose Future Modes of Public Transport, including a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on its own Row
 Identify Alternative Medium and Long Term Improvement Measures to enhance Operational Efficiency
 Economic Evaluation for the Identified Measures/Plans using cost-benefit analysis for the (with) and (without) project condition
Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
 Carryout a Baseline Study
 Assess the Adverse Impacts of the proposed Traffic Improvement
 Prepare Environmental Management Plan (EMP) to be followed over the horizon period of 20 years.