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Reducing GHG Emissions from Road Transport in Russia’s Medium-sized Cities

Project Summary

Reduce GHG emissions from urban transport system in medium-sized Russian cities through the sustainable integrated transport planning, promotion of a long-term shift to more efficient and less polluting forms of transport, and demonstration of sustainable low-GHG transport technologies.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Russian Federation
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Russia (Lead partner), Municipalities of pilot cities, Ministry of Transport and Ministry of Interior
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,400,000 USD
Co-financing Total
158,136,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
540,000 USD
Total Cost 163,686,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
14 May 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
10 May 2010
Concept Approved
30 Jun 2010
Project Approved for Implementation
08 Aug 2012
Project closed