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Jaipur CMP

Public Transit Improvement Strategy: Comprehensive Mobility Plan for Jaipur Alternative Scenarios considered: 1. Do Nothing 2. Bus 4.2 FleetDevelopment Augmentation of Mobility Corridors 3. Augment Jaipur Commuter/ Regional rail system urban roads are classified as Arterial, Sub-arterial, collector/distributor 4. Bus Functionally rapid transit system (BRTS) and Local Streets. Functional classification of the urban roads is an important step 5. High capacity rail based systems (Monorail/ LRT/ Metro) wherein design and management of roadways would be standardized. By
designating certain roads as mobility corridors, these corridors get priority for increasing the throughput as well as speeds would then be focused and appropriate solutions would be identified. Experience indicates that as speeds of public transport vehicle reduce travel times increase to such an extent that commuters look for personalized modes of travel. In addition to the user travel preferences the road design and operations also have bearing on the traffic congestion. Congestion results in lower traffic speeds for all vehicles and more so for public transport vehicles . The corridors like Ajmer Road, Percent Share of public transit- buses: 31% (2009) Gopalpura Bypass, NH8 Bypass Road, Agra Road etc and new roads established by the network strategy need to be mobility corridors. In essence, a mobility corridor maximizes throughput of people focusing on mass transport and NMT, rather than vehicular traffic.

In essence, a mobility corridor maximizes throughput of people focusing on mass transport and NMT, rather than vehicular traffic

Road Network Strategy


Even though the internal locality wise network appear to the grid iron type of network, the major network of Jaipur and surrounding region appear as radial and ring type of network. The Draft Master Plan 2025 prepared for the Jaipur city contained a proposed master plan network for accommodating development outside the existing municipal area. The draft master plan network already contains certain multi modal corridors. The master plan network would be complemented with additional radial

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Bus Augmentation

Existing fleet- 2200 Minibuses 1900


Concerns: 1. Unregulated routes 2. Poor quality of buses 3. Safety problems Steps to implement: 1. Rationalize, add routes 2. Modern buses (2450 new) 3. ITS application

Commuter Rail/ Regional Rail Augmentation 4 rail corridors at present: Jaipur- Phulera Jaipur- Chomu Jaipur- Dausa Jaipur- Shivdaspura Concerns: 1. Inadequate capacity 2. Less terminals 3. No dedicated tracks Steps to implement: 1. More terminals (1-2 KM) 2. Dedicated lines

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identified the complete network for the city.

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Higher Order Mass Transit System:

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ncreased public transit NB: the authorities did not spend time on the route alignment, RT/Mono-Rail or Metro preferring to take the shortest orsdistance is presented the between 2in points. ors is presented in the

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Length (Km)

Average Right of way available (M)

PPHPD (2031)

Jaipur. Mass Transit Options


Transit Mode Station Spacing (Approx) Metro 1-2 km Monorail AGT 1 km LRT 1.5 km BRT 0.5 km Standard, articulated double articulated low or high platform cars diesel/hybrid propulsion, Electric Trolley Bus 40 Standard 65 Articulated 85 double articulated Up to 5,000 15 m 10 Lakhs 15 Crores Istanbul, Taipei, Bogota, Curitiba, Pitts Adelaide Ahmedabad, Delhi

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Vehicles

High platform cars operating in multiple car trains sets

High platform cars operating in multiple car trains sets, electric propulsion

Articulated, double articulated low floor can operate in multiple car sets, electric propulsion

The table enumerates the guidelines for the different transit options for Jaipur.

Seated Capacity Passenger Throughput Min.Curve Radius App O & M Cost per km App Capital Cost per km Implemented Cities (International) Implemented Cities (India)

60-80 Per Car

30-75 Per Car

65-85 Per Car

Up to 40,000 PPHPD 120 m 100-200 Lakhs 200 Crores Bangkok, Kuala Lampur, Mexico City, Cairo Delhi, Kolkata, Under implementation

Up to 15,000 PPHPD 30 m 40-60 Lakhs 120 Crores Tokyo, Kuala Lampur, Sydney, Seattle Under Implementation in Mumbai

Up to 30,000 PPHPD (Elevated LRT) 30 m 50-60 Lakhs 150 Crores Hongkong, Shanghai, Kuala Lampur

Kolkatta

Jaipur CMP

Public Transit Improvement Plan: 2011-2031 Comprehensive Mobility Plan for Jaipur Comprehensive Mobility Plan for Jaipur A ring and radial network has been envisaged for the study area. It is proposed that the mobility corridors will be developed as multi modal corridors 2031 2011 Systems 2021 that will become operational by the Period 2016-2021 2016 Systems that will become operational by the Period 2010-2016
Comprehensive Mobility Plan for Jaipur

Systems that will become operational by the Period 2021-2031

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PLANNED RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEM


The authorities had initially decided to implement light rail, but then they went ahead with the bus rapid transit system under JnNURM. Metro started undergoing construction before the BRT was completed. PHASE I- East- West II- NorthSouth BRT Modifications to be approved 26 KM, 5 KM dedicated lane METRO 9.2 KM Yet to begin

The system recommended by the CMP: The authorities, when preparing the mobility plan talked about mode integration of BRT, Metro and Mono rail with the network feeder system (personalized vehicles, autos, taxis) in a systematic manner.

Source: Comprehensive Mobility Plan- Jaipur

PLANNED RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEM


BRT plan Metro plan Superimposing the 2 plans: Overlaps are seen between the blue and the green lines.

Legend:
Metro lines BRT lines
Source: Comprehensive Mobility Plan- Jaipur

jaipur BRT v/s METRO: present condition


BRT kick started by the government under the JnNURM scheme Change in government results in Metro given prominence Jaipur BRT: Feasibility study done by PDCOR Ltd. Only about 5 KM of BRT lane created. After disruptions and delays, BRT now has an open system, with the buses intermingling in the mixed traffic. Infrastructure needed for the BRT is still not completed.

Work for both continuing simultaneously

Jaipur Metro: Feasibility study done by DMRC. Two routes of 12 and 23 KM have been proposed. Infrastructure construction is still ongoing. No idea if the Metro is supposed to act as feeder to the BRT, or the BRT is to be support for Metro

Source: Comprehensive Mobility Plan- Jaipur

INFERENCES:
1. A comprehensive alternative analysis of the city is missing. 2. The timeline decided for transit infrastructure has not been followed. 3. The BRTS corridors are incomplete.

QUESTIONS:
1. Why do cities decide on one thing, change their mind halfway through, and then go ahead with another thing with modifications to old ones? What lead to this change of mind? 2. What will be the probable impact of these decisions on the mode? What will be the final outcome of the transit plan?