AEC

Project Detail

SEVEN PLAN URBAN AND REGIONAL TRANSPORT STUDY (SPURT)

  • To develop an agreed five-year (1992-1996) capital investment program for urban and regional transport in Thailand;
  • To recommend complementary transport-related policies to support the 7th Plan Objectives;
  • To provide the support and catalyst for economic growth;
  • To contribute to development of the rural areas; and
  • To alleviate transport congestion and improve the environment in urban areas, particularly Bangkok.

Detailed Description of Actual Services provided :

  • Review the implementation of the 6th Plan;
  • Identify and analyze key transport issues, including transport concessions, expressway impacts and urban development public transport, suburban development, bottlenecks and environmental degradation;
  • Review transport constraints;
  • Study links between transport and urbanization;
  • Study transport problems of the poor; this task was subsequently changed to the problem of school traffic;
  • Study remedies for the environmental impact of transport;
  • Analyze planning budget envelopes and costs;
  • Propose transport policy and investment strategies; and
  • Produce draft transport program.