Department Details
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION

INTRODUCTION

DEPARTMENT INTRODUCTION

TheTransport and Communication Department of KMC undertaking to provide for thesafe, smooth and efficient movement peoples and goods within the mega City ofKarachi, Pakistan. The department is primarily responsible for planning,design, implementation and monitoring of traffic and transport initiatives withthe objectives to optimize the capacity, efficiency and road safety of the roadnetwork.

Thedepartment is responsible for traffic studies, Planning and Designing oftransport infrastructure / road material components, operation and maintenanceof traffic signals, off/on street parking, pedestrian facilities, public masstransportation initiatives, urban routes management, terminal facilities androad safety initiatives.

  

Setup of Transport and Communication Department.

TheTransport and Communication department comprises of following specialized  units/sections:

·        PolicyPlanning and Design

·        Parking andTerminal Management

·        Road SafetyEducation

·        PublicTransport Management and Operation

·        TrafficControl and Operation

·        PedestrianBridges and Special Projects

Information Technology.




HEAD OF DEPARTMENT

MR. QAZI ABDUL QADIR
Senior Director,





CONTACTS
 

Office: (021)99230655
Fax: 021-99231304
Res: 021-34921008
Cell: 0333-2147480
Email: -
Office Address: 8th Floor Civic Centre, University Road, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi, Pakistan.


H.O.D MESSAGE



DEPARTMENT OFFICERS

NameDesignationArea / ResponsibilitiesContact No.Email AddressOffice Address
Syed Muhammad TahaChief EngineerExecution of the projects(Off) (021) 99230658 Cell # 0300-9232470-Room No. C-801 8th Floor, Civic Centre
Syed Hyder AliDirector, Policy, Planning and Design SectionPlanning and design of road network components conducting traffic surveys, preparation and implementation of traffic management schemes, covering geometric design and addressing air pollution controls measures.(Off) (021) 99231169 Cell # 0333-3435218-Room No.C-803 8th Floor Civic Centre
Aamir HussainDirector Road Safety Education-Accident data collection, investigation research & analysis -Road Safety awareness & education and remedial measures at accident black sports -Safety audit of roads, intersections flyovers etc. -Provision of pedestrian and passenger facilities ...Off) (021) 9931865, Cell # 0345-2667183taskforceroadsafetytcdkmc@gmail.comRoom No. C-809 8th Floor, Civic Centre, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi
Qazi Abdul QadirDirector, Parking and Terminal Management•Development, Management & Operation of Inter-city & Intra-city (Local) Bus Terminals / Oil Tanker Terminals / Truck Stand Sites...• Identify Parking Sites, Planning of Multi-level Parking Structures, Management & Control of Parking Areas. (Off) (021) 99231168, 0333-2147480qmaqsn@hotmail.comRoom No. C-811 8th Floor, Civic Centre
Naeem RazaAddl. Director, Information Technology Provide assistance to all the sections of TCD in all I.T. related matters.(Off) (021) 99231491, Cell # 0334-3526284itutcd@gmail.com Room No.C-801 8th Floor Civic Centre



PROJECTS

 

 

PROJECTS:-

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Preparation of schemes and projects related to Traffic Engineering Improvement.

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Traffic study and analysis of traffic data at pressure points in Karachi

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Technical advice to other departments of KMC and other agencies in the field of Traffic  Engineering Improvement.

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Proposes traffic improvement related to black spots and road safety.

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After renovation, 36 number CNG Buses are operating on the route from Gulshan-e-Hadeed to Tower.

 

Sr #

Project Description

Date of Start

Date of Completion

1.

Improvement/Renovation of Pedestrian Bridge at various locations

Completed

2.

Construction of Pedestrian Bridge at D.J. Science College Karachi

31-3-2014

05-05-2016

3.

Construction of Pedestrian Bridge at National Highway near Star Gate Karachi

Completed

4.

Installation/up gradation of Traffic Signals in Karachi

Under process of approval

5.

Construction of Intercity Bus Terminal Yousuf Goth, Baldi Town Hub River Road, Karachi

Completed / Operational

6.

Intracity (Local) Bus Terminal, Sector 5-D, Surjani Town for operation of KC’s CNG Buses.

Completed / Operational

7.

Intracity (Local Bus terminal Sector 7-A, Surjani Town, Karachi

Completed / Not Operational

8.

Intracity (Local) Bus Terminal, Deh Halkani, Orangi  extention for operation of KMC’s CNG Buses.

Completed / Not Operational

9.

ZOT Oil Tankers Terminal at Zulfiqarabad Bin Qasim Town, Karachi

Work in Progress

10.

Lines Area Parking Plaza

Completed / Operational

11.

Underground Parking Facility at Baradari

Completed / Operational

12.

Multi-Storied car parking plaza at Shahabuddin Market adjacent Empress Market Saddar.

Work in Progress

13.

Traffic Management Scheme of Metropole Hotel

Forwarded to Technical Services Department, KMC                             

14.

Prepared Report on Bara Board Flyover Scheme

Forwarded to Technical Services Department, KMC                             

15.

Prepared Report on Shaheed-e-Millat Signal Free Corridor

Forwarded to Technical Services Department, KMC                             

16.

Various Intersections Improvement plans prepared for the city

Forwarded to Technical Services Department, KMC                             

17.

Proposal for Black Spot Improvement

 

18.

Plan & Design Quick Response Emergency Centres for Karachi City.

Implemented and in Operation

19.

Revival of surroundings of Empress Market and adjacent area.

Work in Progress

20.

Construction of Car Parking Plaza at Shahabuddin Market behind Empress Market, Saddar.

Work in Progress

21.

Maintenance of Traffic Signals at different locations in Karachi (Zone-I and Zone-II)

Work in Progress

22.

Construction of Pedestrian Bridge at 5-Star Chowrangi, Nazimabad.

Completed

 




FUTURE PLANS


S.No.

Project Name

1.

To study and coordinate for infrastructure improvement related to Sindh High Density Zones.

2.

 To study the Bus Rapid Transit project for Karachi Study.

3.

To remodel the junctions for stage wise improvement.

4.

 To study and carrying out traffic study as and when required.

5.

Road Safety Education Park.

6.

 Construction of Pedestrian Bridge at National Highway near Prince Ali Boys & Girls  School Karachi

7.

Construction of Pedestrian bridge at S.M. Taufeeq Road Liaquatabad No.2 ‘C’ Area, Karachi

8.

 Construction of Pedestrian Bridge at Altaf Bralvi Road near Bara Board Karachi

9.

Construction of Pedestrian Bridge at Abbot Laboratory National Highway, Karachi.

10.

Construction of Pedestrian Bridge at Nawab Siddique Ali Khan Road near A.O. Clinic Nazimabad No.7

11.

Repair and Renovation of 37 Nos. CNG Buses (Deawoo and Hino).

12.

 Construction of 15 Nos. Parking Plazas concept plans prepared.

13.

Development of Intercity Bus Terminal on 100 Acres land at Northern bypass off Super Highway, Karachi.

14.

 Development of Intracity (Local) Bus Terminals in Different Parts of the city according to its need.

15.

Under Ground Parking Facility at Bagh-e-Ibvn-e-Qasim Park, Clifton.

16.

Multi-Storied car parking plaza at Hyper Star Clifton.

17.

Multi-storied Car Parking Plaza in Civic Centre Premises.

18.

 Multi-storied car parking plaza at ST-2 B1-7 near Schon underpass Clifton.

19.

Multi-level parking plaza in Jheel Park, Allama Iqbal Road close to Tariq Road, Karachi.

20.

 Faizee Rahiman Arts Gallery near Arts Council, M.R. Kiyani Road, Karachi.


MAJOR FUNCTIONS OF DEPARMENT:

 

The above mentioned units are carryout the following major functions:

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 Planning and Design of network, traffic management and geometric design of intersections and links with channelization and protected U’ Turn facilities.                 

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Define parking policy and provision, management & operation of parking facilities (on-street /off-street parking, including parking plazas).

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 To carryout traffic study & improvement plan of intersections & schemes coordination with other agency / department.                                             

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Planning of Traffic Control Devices i.e. Traffic signs, guide signs, road marking, zebra crossing, delineators, road studs etc. on major roads, intersections and

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              Flyovers.      

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Identify Parking Sites, Planning of Multi-level Parking Structures, Management & Control of Parking Areas.                                                

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 Carryout Traffic volume  Studies.                                                              

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Quick Response Emergency Centre under the flyover for Municipal Services, fire Brigade, Police, Rangers.

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 Accident data collection, Investigation research & analysis.            

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Road Safety awareness & education among various road users target groups and remedial measures at accident black sports.                                      

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 Safety audit of roads, intersections flyovers etc.

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Management Operation and Regulation of public transport.

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 Bus terminals operation and management.

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Identify Inter-city & Intra-city (Local) Bus Terminal / Oil Tankers Terminals / Truck Stand Sites and their subsequent Development, Management & Operation.       

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 Undertake Traffic Studies, Planning & Design of Traffic Management Schemes and Intersection Improvement.

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Provision of pedestrian and passenger facilities i.e. Pedestrian bridges, bus shelters, bus stops etc.        

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 Prepare and implement urban transport schemes on public - private partnership basis & induction of environment friendly CNG buses.

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 Rationalization of public transport routes including classification & re-classification of existing route network.




 




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