Project Comprehensive Transport Planning Requirements in Saudi Arabia 
Client Ministry of Transport 
Associated Firm Sets 
Location Saudi Arabia 
Type Engineering 
Sectors Transportation & Highway 
Date June 2006 - May 2008 
Brief Description:

Narrative Description of Project:

The aim of this project is to establish a comprehensive planning system for transport sector in the Kingdom and identifying the role of concerned entities. The proposals are to be packaged in detailed manuals


Description of Actual Services Provided:

Phase I: Documenting the Existing Conditions
This phase includes an analysis and evaluation of the existing transport planning practices, identification of gaps, identifying concerned entities and the role of each.

Phase II: Theoretical Issues and International Practices
Defining the systems and legislations required for comprehensive planning, identification of typical tasks,
a review of international experience with a summary of lessons learned.

Phase III: Identification of Gaps between Current and Targeted Conditions
Description for the gap between current and target with respect to concerned entities and coordination
tasks, and a comparison between capabilities and future needs for transport planning within a framework
of comprehensive planning.

Phase IV: Deliverables, Solutions and Recommendations
Drafting the instruments and mechanisms of comprehensive integrated transportation planning,
identification of expertise of required staff, prepare a manual for comprehensive planning of the transport
sector in the kingdom, prepare and implementation plan.