From Iceland — Design Of The First Reykjavík Bus Fast Transit System Proposed By Artelia Group


The worldwide engineering agency, Artelia Group, have submitted proposals for a Bus Fast Transit (BRT) system, RÚV reviews.

That is in collaboration with different engineering corporations comparable to MOE and Hnit and the architectural corporations Gottlieb Paludan and Yrki arkitekta.

A fast growth.

The Icelandic Street and Coastal Administration (IRCA) introduced yesterday that the primary line can be 14.5km lengthy they usually wish to begin building on it subsequent yr. They suggest that it will likely be out there to be used in 2024.

A press release from IRCA’s web site says “The design staff is robust and has in depth and different expertise in designing infrastructure for environmentally pleasant high-quality public transport.”

Artelia Group operates in 40 international locations with 6,100 workers and has designed over 175 km of BRT techniques and 255 km of sunshine rail techniques world wide.

A giant step in sustainable infrastructure.

The Danish engineering group, MOE, specialises in creating sustainable infrastructure tasks and has offered Copenhagen with an analogous system.

Gottlieb Paludan Architects design options to infrastructure that features mild railway techniques, BRT techniques and visitors centres world wide.

The Icelandic architectural agency Yrki arkitektar and the engineering agency Hnit are key members of the staff who’ve the required native information.

The proposed metropolis line is a part of the capital space’s transport settlement.

Again in 2019, the state and 6 municipalities within the capital space, Garðabær, Hafnarfjörður, Kópavogur, Mosfellsbær, Reykjavík and Seltjarnarnes, signed an settlement on the in depth growth of transport infrastructure and public transport within the capital space for the subsequent fifteen years.

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