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Public transport development in Lebanon

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Lebanon

Description

Overview
Sector Transport
Focus area
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Type of action Strategy/Policy
Scope Sub-national
Stage Feasibility study
Submitted to UNFCCC registry No
Start of initiative 2011
Financing and support details
Financing status
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Total cost
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Financing requested
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Financing received to-date
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Principal source of financing Not known
Principal type of financing
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Capacity building required Unknown
Technology transfer required Unknown
Additional information
Proponent(s)
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International funder(s)
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Organization providing technical support RCREEE, Perspectives, Alcor
Contact
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Objective:

This aim is to modernize the transport system which today depends on a large share of old passenger vehicles.

Activities: (2012 - 2020)
The programme will undertake the following set of activities:

  • Revitalization of the public transport system in greater Beirut through improvements in the public bus fleet and the implementation of dedicated lanes for buses. The objective is to reach a level where 50% of passenger-trips are travelled by public transportation.
  • Car-scrapping programme (40 000 old vehicles)
  • Development of intercity rail connection between the north of the country and Beirut

Impact and MRV

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Cumulative GHG reductions: 1.35 MtCO2e
Mitigative capacity:

No information has been provided on mitigative capacity

Co-benefits:

Social: Public transportation services provide mobility to the poorer parts of the population.
Economic: Time savings though improved transport system may lead to higher economic activity
Environmental: Improvement of air quality and reduction of noise especially in urban regions

MRV Framework:
No MRV plan has been defined


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