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!!