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‘Amman-Zarqa trip to take 23 minutes through BRT project’

By JT - Jul 27,2016 - Last updated at Jul 27,2016

AMMAN — Transport Minister Yahya Kisbi on Wednesday discussed the ministry’s projects with the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) regional director, Ahmad Atiqa, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. Kisbi briefed the IFC executive on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project, which is set to link Amman with Zarqa.

He noted that the project can carry up to 63,000 passengers each way and that the trip from Amman to Zarqa (22km east of the capital) will take around 23 minutes.

Kisbi said the cost of the three-lane transport project is estimated at JD110 million to be funded by the Kuwaiti Development Fund. The project will be linked to the BRT project that the Greater Amman Municipality is constructing in the capital, the minister said.

 

 

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