The recently elected mayor of Medellin Federico Gutierrez will outline his vision for the future of urban transport in Colombia’s second city at this year’s Metro LatAm 2016 conference in Medellin on 26-28 April.
The Colombia keynote session will also include insight from the IDU, MetroCali, Bogota city government and Metro de Medellin.
The Colombian National Development Financier (FDN) has announced that the second phase of the $13.5 billion project, 9.5 billion of which will be state funded, will be complete towards the end of 2016, at which point tenders will be open on the capital’s transport mega-project. The Institute for Urban Development (IDU) have also confirmed that their contribution towards the project is in place.
According to Bogota Mayor Gustavo Petro, financing strategy for the cities 30% contribution to the project has been approved by the state government, and completion of Conpes documentation is the only remaining hurdle before the construction tender can open for the first line of the capital’s metro . The 4.14 billion peso contribution will be largely raised from profits of publicly owned companies and borrowing.
En un hecho transcendental para el Metro de Bogotá, tal y como lo habían anunciado el Gobierno Nacional y el Gobierno Distrital, se firmaron dos convenios y una carta de intención para la estructuración integral del mega proyecto cuyo producto final será el contrato para la construcción de la Primera Línea del Metro de Bogotá.
Haga click en el link de abajo para descargar una presentación en powerpoint con las especificaciones técnicas del proyecto del metro de Bogotá.
The proposed September launch of the initial tenders for the Metro de Bogota project has been delayed, as engineering studies reveal that construction along the proposed route would result in the collapse of 13 buildings on carreras 11 and 13.
Os projetos de engenharia do Metro de Bogotá terminarão em 24 de Setembro desse ano, com os concursos a abrirem logo após. A Linha 1…