transportation

Metro Bus Service EIA report released

Date of Release: 
Jul 1 2014

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) study of multi billion Metro Bus Project stated that the proposed project is expected to improve public transport facility with dedicated lanes reducing accidents and consumption of time and fuel.

“The project will generate new opportunities for skilled/unskilled manpower. The total environmental cost has been worked out to be Rs178.37 million that includes Rs429,000 (monitoring cost), Rs100,000 (environmental training cost) and Rs177,844,674 (plantation cost),” it said.

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Islamabad's metro bus public hearing dubbed a sham

Date of Release: 
May 4 2014

The citizens of the capital termed Saturday’s public hearing on environmental impact assessment of the metro bus service project a sham exercise, especially when work had already started in Islamabad in violation of the Environment Protection Act 1997.

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Court hits hard at city bus agency

Date of Release: 
Apr 3 2014

The Supreme Administrative Court on Thursday upheld a lower court ruling that found the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) guilty of dereliction of duty relating to its handling of black smoke-belching buses.

The court also found that the Pollution Control Department (PCD) had ignored its duties in enforcing pollution-control laws on the BMTA and had failed to monitor the agency even though the Central Administrative Court had ordered it to improve bus services and ensure they met requirements under the environmental protection law.

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Six lane track from Enderamulla to Ambepussa

Date of Release: 
Sep 12 2013

The preliminary work on the first phase of the proposed Northern Expressway from Enderamulla to Ambepussa will begin before the end of this year.

Ports and Highways Project Minister Nirmala Kothalawala said the first phase of the project from Enderamulla to Ambepussa will have six lanes.

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EIA: Hanoi-Haiphong Expressway Project

Published Date: 
11/2007

Economic triangle Hanoi – Hai Phong – Quang Ninh lies in the centre of North main point economic region which has been step by step risen strongly to determine the importance in the economic development of the region. With the development of centralised industrial zones in Hanoi, Hai Phong, Quang ninh and the new industrial zones along the Highway 5, it shall be the driving force for Northern region’s economic development.

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EIA: Red Line Mass Transit Project

Published Date: 
08/2008

This report is EIA study of Detailed Design of red line Mass Transit Project (Bang Sue-Rangsit Section) which is an additional study and review the previous project (Study and Detailed Design for North-Bound Train System in Bangkok (Bang Sue-Rangsit) and Bang Sue Train Station) which was studied by Thai Engineering Consultants, Ltd. in 2005. In the previous project, 5 stations had been designed which were Bang Sue station, Bang Kaen station, Laksi station, Don Muang Station and Rangsit station and were approved by ONEP on June 20, 2005.

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EIA: Southern Transport Development Project

Published Date: 
04/2007

This document is the summary environmental impact assessment (SEIA) of the findings of the 2005 and 2006 environmental assessments for the Southern Transport Development Project: (i) Supplementary Environmental Assessment (SupEA) and (ii) EIA of Expansion to 4 Lanes (St2EIA). The SEIA is presented to streamline the disclosure of two very closely related and overlapping documents, which have a common environmental background. The SEIA was prepared following the Environmental Impact Assessment Guidelines (2003) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

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Colombo-Katunayake Expressway Project: Selecting development options through environment-based planning approaches

Published Date: 
08/2006

Colombo is the capital city of Sri Lanka, situated on the West Coast of the country. The proposed high-speed road link is between Colombo City and Katunayake, the location of the international airport, which is situated about 25 km north of Colombo. The project would fulfil a long-felt need not only to facilitate passenger and freight movements between the two points, but also to ease the traffic from and to the northern part of the country.

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IEE: Railway Sector Investment Program

Published Date: 
03/2011

Ministry of Railways (MoR), Govt. of India (GoI) has sought financial assistance from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for a major rail up-gradation project involving doubling of 4 single rail sections and electrification of one existing railway line totalling 1500 kms along saturated corridors in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Chhatisgarh and Orissa.

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EIA: Guwahati Ropeway Project, Assam

Published Date: 
05/2009

Guwahati is the gateway to the northeastern region. Due to its excellent connectivity and unique geographical location, this region is experiencing rapid growth of trade and commerce and it has the potential to become the hinterland for the entire northeastern region. The major growth of the city is now aimed at north Guwahati due to shortage of land at the southern part. The two banks of the river are connected through road and water transport. However, the means of transportation between the two banks needs to be improved to support growth of the city along the north bank.

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