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Department: Technical Cooperation
Project Name: Intelligent Bus Management and Monitoring System Project for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Project Description: Public security incidents in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) occur frequently. The traditional security control mechanisms have been unable to effectively check the situation of each monitoring point. Establishing an intelligent video surveillance system to improve public security services and urban safety management has become an important issue for the Government of SVG. Also, the bus is the main form of public transportation for people in SVG. However, there are no public bus management mechanisms and regulations at present. The SVG government hopes to use Taiwan’s experience in transportation management and the development of information and communications technology (ICT) to introduce Public Transportation Management, Advanced Mass Transportation Services (APTS), Advanced Traffic Management Services (ATMS) and other technologies through a new technical cooperation project.
The project will use Taiwan's experience in public transport management, APTS and intelligent video surveillance technology to assist SVG in setting a clear overall strategy for public transport development, introduce the latest technologies from manufacturers, and train personnel's professional capabilities. By closing the gap in the administrative, technical and professional aspects, the project will strengthen the functions of the bus management system and support the information system, improve the efficiency of government bus management, shorten the waiting time of the people, integrate external cooperation resources, and use diverse incomes such as advertising and public interest cooperation to achieve sustainable development goals.

Implementation Start Date: 2019/1/25
Implementation End Date: 2022/1/24
Project Objectives: 1.Establish intelligent video surveillance system.
2.Strengthen the functions of bus management institutions.
Executing Agency: 1.Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning, Sustainable Development, and Information Technology
2.Taiwan Technical Mission in St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Current Progress: To the end of January 2020, the following activities have been completed:
1.Completed the signing of an Implementation Arrangement of the Intelligent Bus Management and Monitoring System Project for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines between the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and the Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
2.Completed “the project opening meeting”.
3.Completed the establishment of a Task Force, members include: Ministry of Finance, and Ministry of Transport, and Royal SVG Police Force, and Physical Planning, and Information Technology Service Division.
4.Completed “SVG BUS SATISFACTION QUESTIONNAIRE Survey”.
5.Completion of assisting ITSD in implementing ISO27001 external audit.
6.Develop smart image monitoring system and smart image analysis system.
7.Completed the establishment of the intelligent image monitoring system operation control center.
8.Completed the publicity activities of the 10 bus stations on the windward side and the Orange Hill Farm project, published 3 dynamic articles on the project, planned the ceremony for the launch of the project, planned the folding of the project, publicity posters, designed the Brochures content,Facebook publicity, unveiling design of the Action Center, etc.
9.Completed the test of smart image monitoring system, face recognition system, and image analysis system.
10.Installed 169 CCTVs.
11.Completed the tender for the smart bus dynamic system.
12.completed 48 hours of training for system installation, setting, operation and trouble shooting.
13. Completed the design and production of materials for promotion, including 1,000 file folders, 500 pens, 100 water bottles, 50 fresh disk pens and 1 back board and so forth. Published 6 articles regarding project's pomotional activities on Facebook.
14.Completed 24 hours operation testing of the system for 500 hours, and conducted 2 power restoration tests in the Operation Center.
15.completed professional documents of the third execution stage.
Project Contact: Pin-Nan Lee
Phone: 886-2-28732323 ext.205
E-mail: p.n.lee@icdf.org.tw
Signing Date: 2019/1/25
Projected Benefits: The average waiting time for people using project platform will be reduced by 50 percent.
Mission: Taiwan Technical Mission in Saint Vincent & the Grenadines
Sector: Economic Infrastructure and Services
Sector Item: Communications/ICT
Cooperating Country: Caribbean, St.Vincent and the Grenadines
Project status: Projects under implementation
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  • Date:2019/2/14
  • Date Updated:2020/5/25