Comprehensive Transportation Study - Hyderabad Metropolitan Area

Long-Term Transport Strategies 1 | 2 | 3 | 4

The long-term transport development and management strategy should be a combination of policies (e.g. demand management, user charges, etc.) and physical improvements. In collaboration with HMDA, the consultant should define the specific objectives, principles, and criteria required to guide the formulation of the long-term strategy.

Strategies of integrated transportation systems shall be developed so as to optimally meet the expected public transport demand in the horizon year (2042) and shall include the following public transport modes:

a) Metro Rail as mass rapid transit system along high traffic density corridors

b) Further extension of MMTS/Sub-urban.

c) Commuter Rail Services (CRS) along ORR

d) Bus and other transport systems (including high capacity bus system) in low and medium traffic density corridors not served by the above two and to act as feeders to the Metro/MMTS.

e) Various alternatives (Permutation and Combination) of Metro circular Railway (Commuter Rail Service), Mono rail, high capacity bus system and regular bus system should be examined from main, sub-main and feeder service requirements along with their integration. Integrated mass rapid transit system should be dealt in detail.

f) Formulation of proposals for Transit oriented development and Integration of all Public Transport System in HMA.

Identify a Medium and Short Term Investment Program

The product required for this Activity is a rolling program of investments and management proposals sufficient and appropriate for the period to 2032. The emphasis of the work will depend upon the conclusions reached on the transport strategy. The Medium-term Investment will probably comprise the following parts:

1. Commuter Rail Development Program: Identification of a staged program of commuter rail development, including consideration of the past metro Studies and its cost implications, etc.

2. Highway Network Development Program: Identification of staged program of highway investments, having regard to traffic demands, economic benefits, system effects, etc.

3. Bus System Development Program: Identification of proposals for investment in buses and civil works (depots, workshops, terminals, segregated bus lanes, exclusive bus-ways, etc.) and operational management, taking account of bus transport policy recommendations outlines in the transport strategy.

4. Traffic Management: Based on the studies, Identification of low-cost physical and regulatory measures to improve the efficiency and safety of traffic circulation in the city. Particular attention should be given to the management of NMT, pedestrian facilities, bus priority measures & introduction of ITS/HMTS, etc.

Study outputs

The study shall be completed within a span of 24 months from the date of work order. The time allocation for main mile stones identified shall be as follows:


Inception Report

Stage 1

Field surveys report(Traffic surveys as required for immediate action plan)

Immediate Action Plan

HMR (MRTS) Phase-II proposals

Stage 2

Field surveys report (HIS and other surveys)

Data compilation and statistical analysis

Development of UTP model, scenarios and travel demand forecasts

Report on long term strategy for the transport sector (Activity 4)

Short and medium investment strategy (Activity 5)

Report on capacity building (Activity 6)

Draft final report + executive summary

Final report

Executive summary