Ministry announces JD25M project to upgrade departure and arrival centers

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AMMAN – On Saturday, the Ministry of Transport unveiled a project to revamp departure and arrival centers across governorates and districts. These facilities will be equipped to meet technical standards, delivering improved services for transport stakeholders. The project includes the rehabilitation of centers in Salt, Wadi Musa, Ramtha, Zarqa, Southern Jordan Valley complexes (Safi and Al-Mazra'a), Giza bus complex, and Naour bus complex.اضافة اعلان

According to the strategic plan for the transportation sector (2024-2028), this JD25 million project will span from 2023 to 2027. This plan aims to enhance infrastructure and provide modern transportation services for passengers and drivers, including the establishment of modern bus service areas near the King Hussein Bridge crossing. Another project, valued at JD50,000, aims to organize passenger boarding and alighting operations near the bridge, Al-Mamlaka TV reported.

The strategy also includes a feasibility study for a regular transport project between Sweileh and Queen Alia International Airport (2023-2025, JD1 million), an administrative transport study for public sector employees (2022-2027), and transportation services for laborers in industrial cities (2024-2027, in collaboration with the Ministry of Labor).

For Petra and its tourist areas, the plan introduces electric green buses (2023-2025, JD5 million) to promote electric mobility in Jordan's tourist areas. Additionally, a feasibility study explores green hydrogen's use as an alternative energy source, highlighting its environmental sustainability and multiple applications.

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