Ghana: Urban Transport Project

June 21, 2007

IDA CREDIT: US$45 million
TERMS: Grace = 10 years; Maturity = 40 years.
GEF GRANT: US$7 million
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The project will improve mobility in areas of participating metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies through a combination of traffic engineering measures, management improvements, regulations of the public transport industry, and implementation of the bus rapid transit system. It will help decrease peak-hour public transport vehicle flows and make better use of road space and promote a shift to more environmentally sustainable urban transport modes and encourage lower transport-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions along the pilot bus rapid transit corridor in Accra.

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