Batam, Riau Islands, Indonesia


Project Name: Batam Bus Rapid Transit Feasibility Study

Duration
December 2020 to December 2021
Client
GOPA Infra GmbH for GIZ
Project Features
Following from the Pre-Feasibility Study in 2019 and 2020, GIZ through the Indobus program is preparing a BRT Feasibility Study in Batam. The proposed BRT corridors connect the main activity centres in Batam including Nagoya, Batu Aji, Batam Centre, Penuin and Belian, and also connects to key ports at Sekupang, Harbour Bay, Batam Centre and the Airport.
Far East Mobility Role

Far East Mobility provided 5 members of an expert pool of local and international experts and led the technical planning and design of the BRT system guided by GIZ's Indobus program team. This included the following areas:

  1. BRT Service Plan formulation, including routes, fleet requirements, bus sizes, bus frequencies throughout the day and year, route adjustments to non-BRT routes, and other aspects;
  2. BRT Station Planning and Design;
  3. Modal Integration Plan;
  4. Parking Plan;
  5. NMT Improvements;
  6. Intersection design and configuration;
  7. Traffic Impact Analysis;
  8. Other aspects, including preparing reporting inputs on all these topics, and managing a survey program to collect related information.

Far East Mobility also led the presentation of the project proposals at the major stakeholder consultation presentations.

Updated: 10/06/2021

Project Name: Bus Rapid Transit Pre-Feasibility Study

Duration
October 2019 to June 2020
Client
GOPA Infra GmbH for GIZ
Project Features
Batam is the largest city in the province of Riau Islands and is carrying out a major road network expansion. In Batam the phase 1 BRT corridor, 30km long and with 40 stations, connects all the major urban development and demand concentrations of the city and is closely tied with the ongoing road widening project. The pre-feasibility study was carried out as a rapid assessment before the commitment of larger resources to a full Feasibility Study to be carried out in 2021.
Far East Mobility Role
Far East Mobility through a team of 5 experts carried out most of the pre-feasibility study, focusing on documenting the current situation and the preliminary BRT corridor selection and design features, also working with local experts to development preliminary cost estimates.
Updated: 28/12/2020