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Sustainable Public Transport and Sport: A 2010 Opportunity

Project Summary

The environment objective is to reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) from urban transportion in South African cities through the promotion of a long-term modal shift to more efficient and less polluting forms of transport, and the adoption of sustainable low-GHG transport technologies.The development objective is the promotion of a safe, reliable, efficient, co-ordinated and integrated urban passenger system in South African, managed in an accountable way to ensure that people experience improving levels of mobility and accessibility.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
South Africa
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
South African Department of Transport
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
197,313 USD
GEF Project Grant
10,973,000 USD
Co-financing Total
328,494,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
1,005,328 USD
Total Cost 339,664,313.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
06 Oct 2004
Preparation Grant Approved
11 Jan 2005
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2007
Project Approved for Implementation
01 Jan 2008
Project closed
28 Feb 2017