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Detail of GEF Project #785

GEF Project ID785
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameMetro Manila Urban Transport Integration Project - Marikina Bikeways Project Component
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational Program11
PDF-A Approval Date1999-05-17
Pipeline Entry Date1999-11-18
PDF-B Approval Date2000-05-01
Approval Date2000-05-01
CEO Endorsement Date2001-02-02
GEF Agency Approval Date2001-06-21
Project Completion Date2007-12-31
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyThe City of Marikina - Metro Manila
DescriptionPromote expanded use of non-motorized transport as an alternative to fossil-fuel burning motorized transport by providing facilities (bike lanes and paths, parking, awareness and safety campains) for bicycle transport in the city of Marikina, Metro Manila.
Implementation StatusProject was approved on June 21, 2001 and became effective December 6, 2001. The DO rating and implementation progress remain satisfactory. City of Marikina is committed. Components are proceeding with minor delays. First two sections of bikelanes are complete, and already yielding substantial benefits. Surveys are being initiated to measure impacts, and a microcredit scheme has been agreed to encourage stronger bike ownership. The City is progressing well towards meeting the development objectives of the bikeway network including implementing several kilometers of bikeways, undertaking public information activities, bike riding training for children, and strong commitment from the mayor of the city to the program
PDF A Amount
25,000 USD
PDF B Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,700,000 USD
GEF Grant
1,875,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
186,000 USD
Project Cost
2,061,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
467,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
1,300,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
1,475,000 USD
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