Presentation by: Permanent Secretary - PMORALG Mr. Jumanne Sagini 3rd June 2014 BASIC INFORMATION TANZANIA • Area: 943,000 sq.kms, • Population – 45million • Average Growth Rate -2.9% DAR ES SALAAM: • Commercial city of Tanzania, • Generates about 80% of domestic revenue, • Has fastest growth of population and Vehicle ownership, • City population (2012) is 4.4M, growth rate is 5.6%. DAR ES SALAAM PUBLIC TRANSPORT Dar es salaam Motors Transport (DMT) began services in 1949 DMT nationalized in1967 and establishment of Usafiri Dar es Salaam (UDA) UDA could not cope with transport demands; private participation started in 1982 TRANSPORT CHALLENGES • Rapid growth of urban population • Expansion of urban areas • Inadequate traffic management • Congestion and traffic jams • Emissions from vehicles and air degradation DAR RAPID TRANSIT (DART) SYSTEM: To address the challenges the city of Dar es Salaam is implementing a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system, branded Dar Rapid Transit (DART) It is a Bus-based Mass Transit system which will operate on exclusive lanes, using high capacity buses (>150 pax). DART has been designed as a Trunk & Feeder system. THE DART SYSTEM DART is a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project in Dar es Salaam. Dar es Salaam adopted the BRT as its long-term mass transit solution. The Mass Transit system will improve the quality of living for city residents through improved mobility options and cleaner technologies. DART VISION To have a modern public transport system at reasonable cost to users using high capacity buses that are environmentally friendly, operating on exclusive lanes and run on schedule. OBJECTIVES OF DART To increase the level of mobility of majority of residents enhancing their participation in a wide range of activities, To promote the use of Non-Motorized Transport (NMT) by providing and improving relevant facilities, To meet the continuous increase of travel demand of the City, and Improve quality of urban development, landscape and proper land use plans along the BRT corridor. DART - IMPLEMENTATION PHASES PHASE CORRIDOR LENGTH (KM) Phase 1: Morogoro, Kawawa North, Msimbazi Street, Kivukoni Front 20.9 Phase 2: Phase 3: Kilwa, Kawawa South Uhuru Street, Nyerere, Bibi Titi na Azikiwe Street 19.3 23.6 Phase 4: Bagamoyo and Sam Nujoma 16.1 Phase 5: Mandela and New road 22.8 Phase 6: Old Bagamoyo and new roads 27.6 PHASE I - TRUNK SERVICES MAP Legend Kimara Kivukoni Kimara Kariakoo -Express Ubungo Kariakoo Ubungo Morocco Morocco Kivukoni Morocco Kariakoo Ubungo kivukoni -Express Terminal Depot DART Phase1 will have 20.9 km, 27 stations and 5 terminals and it is expected to be able to carry about 406,000 passengers per day. DART KEY ELEMENTS The DART system will utilize High Capacity Buses each with ability to carry 150 passengers, The Government is providing infrastructure including depots, the Operations will be contracted to the private sector, these are Fare collection system, Station Management and Bus Operations, Existing public transport operators will stop the current service and be integrated into DART system. KEY DESIGN ASPECTS OF DART PHASE 2 & 3 Maktaba St. Bibi-Titi Rd., Nyerere Rd. Pugu Rd., Uhuru St. Length : 23.6 km Station : 30 Terminal : 3 (include kariakoo) Gerezani St., Kilwa Rd., Changombe Rd., Kawawa Rd. Length : 19.3 km Station : 26 Terminal : 3 (include kariakoo) OPPORTUNITIES FOR PRIVATE SECTOR IN THE DART SYSTEM Bus operations. Introduction of SMART card with unlimited use options. Fund management. Business opportunities along the corridor and at terminals and stations, such as hotels, restaurants and shopping malls Office and housing development along the corridor Park and ride facilities. INVOLVEMENT OF EXISTING PUBLIC TRANSPORT OPERATORS • Government is facilitating cooperation and association between international and local bidders in the bidding process Enable communication between international and local bidders • Incorporate an incentive for local content in the bid in the tender process as allowed by the PPP regulations. REMARKS • The Government of Tanzania is very much committed to implement the project, Political commitment is an important aspect for success. • DART Project is among the National Big Results Now (BRN) projects. • Stakeholders participation and effective communication are the success factors and ensures sustainability of the project a IMPROVED ACCESSIBILITY ECO-FRIENDLY TRANSPORTATION: AND MOBILITY * EMISSION REDUCTION ADVANTAGES OF THE DART SYSTEM CONVENIENT AND SAFE PUBLIC TRANSPORT EFFICIENT USE OF URBAN SPACE THANK YOU WELCOME TO DAR ES SALAAM - TANZANIA Come and grow with us!!