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  • The Government is to design and implement a national transport repository with an allocation of $666 million in the 2016/17 Estimates of Expenditure.
  • For the 2016/17 period under the project, it is anticipated that a joint interface will be developed for the GIS, statistics and research databases, combined with inter-connectivity among databases.
  • The project, which is being implemented by the Ministry of Transport and Mining with funding from the Inter-American Development Bank, is scheduled to run from January, 2016 to March, 2017.

The Government is to design and implement a national transport repository with an allocation of $666 million in the 2016/17 Estimates of Expenditure.

This Trifold National Repository will comprise the Transport Statistics Database; Transport Research Databank; and the Geographic Information System (GIS) Database.

For the 2016/17 period under the project, it is anticipated that a joint interface will be developed for the GIS, statistics and research databases, combined with inter-connectivity among databases.

In addition, the Transport Research Databank and Transport Statistics Database are to be designed and implemented. Further, the Ministry of Transport and Mining’s GIS Database is to be restructured and linkages are to be established to statistics and research databases via the ability to access files by locational features.

Other anticipated targets for the period are: to create a master document detailing the database structures, interfaces, design, applications, administration and maintenance; and establish supporting metadata structures for each database component of the Repository.

The project, which is being implemented by the Ministry of Transport and Mining with funding from the Inter-American Development Bank, is scheduled to run from January, 2016 to March, 2017.