Riyadh BRT Design Project

Riyadh/Saudi Arabia 2007–2008

The city of Riyadh, capital of Saudi Arabia, is experiencing rapid growth in city population and boosting urban development. To secure the sustainable growth and ensue vital economy the city plans to implement an efficient bus transit system.

Under the agreement with Arriyadh Development Authority LRTC provides the planning services for the design of the first 4 bus lines including the following work packages:

  • Selection of bus transit corridors, network design
  • Maintenance and operation concept
  • Preliminary study, design and elaboration of tender documents for:
    • Route Infrastructure, Stations & Stops
    • Vehicles
    • Depot & Workshop
    • Park & Ride Facilities
    • ITS Systems & OCC Center
  • Environmental appraisal
  • Cost-benefit analysis
  • Management & Institutional Set-Up of the operating company
  • Marketing concept & detailed business plan
  • Option: Support during procurement procedure and construction supervision


Client: Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA)