Foster + Partners has released this video showing its vision for the huge new transport network in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
As reported by AJ (30.03.15), the practice will lead both the design and consultancy team on the £7.2 billion transport scheme, including the design of all 46 stations on the new Jeddah Metro project.
The massive new transport network includes metro, ferry, bus, and cycle terminals alongside public spaces at key locations below the elevated track.
In May, Aecom was appointed by the Jeddah Metro Company on an 18-month contract worth £17 million for pre-programme management consultancy services, including support for the preliminary planning and design work, for various phases of Jeddah’s Public Transport Project.
Local reports claim scheme could be completed by 2020 and go into service in 2022.