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Video | Design work starts on new city-wide public transport system for Jeddah

Architect Foster + Partners has been appointed to start design development of a new city-wide public transport system for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The work includes design of metro, ferry, bus, cycle and public spaces.

Foster + Partners will develop the ‘architectural vision’ of the plan, which includes design of the stations, trains and branding. Currently only 12% of the population of Jeddah live within a ten minute walk of a transport link, the project aims to increase this to 50%.

Source: Foster + Partners

Jeddah Metro by Foster + Partners

Jeddah Metro Company last May awarded Aecom an 18-month contract to provide pre-program management consultancy services.

 

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