Facilitating Sustainable Mobility in Tehran

Project Summary

The overall goal of the proposed project is reduced growth in GHG emissions from the Transport sector in Tehran and ultimately upon successful replication, reduced GHG emissions from the Transport sectors of large and medium-sized urban areas of Iran, to minimize effects on the global and local environment. The project objective is to substantially reduce congestion and traffic levels and improve overall mobility in Tehran, thus improving health indicators and productivity in Tehran’s economic life.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Tehran Traffic and Transport Organization (TTTO) and Iran Fuel Conservation Organization (IFCO)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,325,000 USD
Co-financing Total
35,425,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
535,000 USD
Total Cost 40,900,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Project Cancelled
04 Sep 2009