The operational plan for the transportation of passengers by buses between cities included the Medina region, through the Red Sea Corridor passing through Yanbu Governorate, and the inward axis encompassing Medina and Riyadh, all the way to Hail, through three global alliances according to a transport organization. network of 23 roads and 14 corridors with a length of 21.6 thousand, about one kilometer to serve 1.5 million passengers annually.
According to data from a report by the Medina Chamber, the Medina region is located in the middle of five regions of the kingdom, namely Mecca, Riyadh, Qassim, Hail and Tabuk. The region also has a coastal strip of approximately 200 kilometers. .
The General Authority for Transport had agreed to grant the concession for the transportation of passengers by buses between cities for the northwest concession area to the company “Northwest Bus”. Moventis’ alliance with the Saudi Al-Qaed Transport Company in the context of the privatization of the public transport sector by buses in the Kingdom, in which it was announced that the transport lines will be divided into 3 main regions: the Northern, Northwestern and Southern regions. It also required the presence of a foreign partner to grant the concession in the project to work on developing the transport system according to the highest international standards and in collaboration with renowned foreign companies around the world, as the concessionary alliance will provide public transport will exploit. lines with buses in the northwestern region of the Kingdom.
Jordi Castells, Managing Director of Moventis, explained that the company will work on an operational plan covering several cities, starting from the center in the city of Jeddah and covering the entire Red Sea Corridor, including Taif, Mecca and Yanbu, all the way to at the center. to Tabuk in the northern region, in addition to the branches going inland. To connect with the rest of the other cities, from Medina and Riyadh to Hail, according to a transport network of 23 roads and 14 corridors spread over a network with a length of approximately 21.6 thousand kilometers, served by 11 stations spread across different regions, serving approximately 1.5 million passengers annually.
It is noteworthy that the National Strategy for Transport and Logistic Services aims to increase the share of public transport use from 1% to 15% by 2030, and improve the quality of life in cities by reducing the percentage of carbon emissions from transport to transport to push. Reach 25%.