20.May .2022 19:00

Tbilisi Gov’t To Spend A Loan Of EUR 57 Million On Sustainable Urban Mobility Project

Tbilisi Gov’t To Spend A Loan Of EUR 57 Million On Sustainable Urban Mobility Project
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Tbilisi City Hall plans to spend EUR 57 million (GEL 177 million) on a sustainable urban mobility project with a loan from the German Development Bank KFW. The largest part of the project - a loan of EUR 47 million, and EUR 10 million will be the co-participation of the City Hall itself.

Currently, Tbilisi City Hall is looking for a consulting organization to prepare a project description, for which the City Hall has started researching the market. The aim of the project is to develop a smart transport system in the city and support public transport.

“With the support of KFW and the German financial community, the Sustainable Urban Mobility project is underway, which has announced a pre-qualification tender for consulting services on the German e-tender portal for trade and investment.

The purpose of the pre-qualification tender for these consulting services is to implement the project and take accompanying measures, which include supporting the sustainable operation of the infrastructure after implementation and the maintenance of work processes related to newly acquired equipment and software.

The estimated total cost of the project is approximately EUR 57.06 million. The project is funded by the German Climate and Technology Initiative (DKTI). Accordingly, greenhouse gas reduction (GHG) is the main goal of the project, project planning and development respond to the maximum GHG reduction of greenhouse gases, as well as environmental impact monitoring and reporting are integral tasks of this project.
The following activities will be funded within the project:

· Development of an existing Intelligent Transport System (ITS)

Expand environmentally friendly transport modes (public transport, cycling and pedestrian network) and develop green urban design and mobility corridors.

This should include, but is not limited to:

1. Critical review of preliminary feasibility studies and update of the proposed investment plan.

2. Detailed planning and design of selected events.

3. Procurement (tender preparation and execution).

4. Employer support during project implementation, including construction supervision.

5. Capacity building and training.

6. Facilitate stakeholder / community involvement and participation.

7. Preparation and implementation of accompanying measures,” reads the market research document announced by the Tbilisi City Hall.