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Urban Mobility | João Pessoa . SEPLAN

Restructuring Plan for Public Transportation in João Pessoa

SEPLAN – Municipality of João Pessoa

João Pessoa - PB, Brazil

Nov/2012 to May/2013

The project consisted of a study to implement 4 exclusive bus-lanes and to reformulate the transport policies in João Pessoa, which included the elaboration of a restructuring plan for public transportation in the city comprising proposals and action plans for investments in the short, medium and long terms. The plan also includes non-motorized transport and its integration with public transport and with private motorized transport.

The project’s objective is to develop an urban mobility strategy for the municipality of João Pessoa (ca. 700,000 inhabitants), which will support the future urban mobility plan.

The contract scope included:

  • Work Plan;
  • Communication Plan;
  • Diagnosis and Prognosis Report;
  • Plan for improving the offer of Public Transportation;
  • Implementation Plan;
  • Management and Monitoring;
  • Draft of the reference terms and executive summary.

Of the above mentioned services, SETEC HIDROBRASILEIRA developed the following activities:

  • Planning of the researches with cyclists;
  • Diagnosis and prognosis of the pedestrian circulation system, bicycle circulation system, private motorized transport;
  • Proposals and plans for improving the pedestrian circulation system, bicycle circulation system, private motorized transport;
  • Socioeconomic viability studies;
  • Assessment of the Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GGE)