Seminar in Bangkok: Setting up a new mindset for urban economy and public transport

Actualité CODATU Mardi 8 Novembre 2016
9:00 – 9:30 Welcoming of the participants
9:30 – 9:45 Opening session
  •  M. Suwit ROJANAVANICH, PDMO Director General, Ministry of Finance
  • M. Gilles GARACHON, French Ambassador
  • Madame Ariane DUCREUX, Regional Director of AFD
9:45 – 10:30 Session 1: Comparative perspectives on urban planning and mobility

Round table with Thai and French urban planners and/or architects.

The importance to link urban planning and mobility. Case-study and crossed perspectives on Greater Paris Express, Bangkok and Bordeaux

  • Eric Huybrechts, architect at Ile-de-France Urban Planning Agency (IAU-IDF)
  • OTP representative (TBD)
  • Dr. Punit Pujinda, architecte
  • Jacques Mangon, vice-president of Bordeaux Metropole in charge of urban planning and property policies

Moderators: Antoine Mougenot, AREP and Etienne Lhomet, CODATU

10:30 – 10:45 Coffee break
10:45 – 11:45 Session 2: Participative brainstorming – Let’s dream

“What are the 5 key urban concepts for a sustainable Bangkok in 2026?”

Groups of reflection constituted by each table (of approx. 8 people) will brainstorm during 20min on the question. A spoke-person per table will then present to the audience the findings of the group and it will be discussed by all the participants. Moderators can support the groups in their reflection. Maps of BMA will be provided to feed the reflections.

11:45 – 12:30 Session 3: Operation and maintenance of a mass transit network

Round table with experts in Operation & Maintenance

The “external vision” – the Political vision on operation systems: importance to provide a reliable network to its citizens, cost effectiveness… The “internal vision” – Management of the O&M, the customer oriented strategy, the daily operation system …

  • Bernard Rivalta, former President of the Lyon transport authority, vice-president of CODATU
  • Pablo Romero, RATPDev
  • Representatives of MRTA

Moderators: Etienne Lhomet, CODATU

12:15 – 13:30: Lunch break
13:30 – 14:30 : Session 4: Medium capacity modes, case studies here and elsewhere

Round table focusing on multiple cases (Thai, French, Indian, Moroccan, etc)

The session will focus on the comparison of costs for each mode, the complementarity between modes, and the development of medium capacity modes towards suburbs.

  • Mr. Surachai Eamvachirasakul, BMTA director
  • Bernard Rivalta, former President of the Lyon transport authority, vice-president of CODATU
  • Jacques Mangon, vice-president of Bordeaux Metropole in charge of urban planning and property policies
  • Marion Hoyez, Cooperation Project Manager in Kochi (India) – CODATU
  • Etienne Lhomet, CODATU expert

Moderators: Antoine Mougenot

14:30 – 15:30: Session 5: Participative brainstorming – It’s time to integrate

“Propose 3 ambitious and realistic mobility projects that will encourage integration in Bangkok Metropolitan area”

Groups of reflection constituted by each table (of approx. 8 people) will brainstorm during 20min on the question. A spoke-person per table will then present to the audience the findings of the group and it will be discussed by all the participants. Moderators can support the groups in their reflection. Maps of BMA will be provided to feed the reflections.

15:30 – 15:45: Coffee break
15:45 – 16:30: Session 6: Financial sustainability

Presentation with case studies and lessons learned. Focus on PPP schemes and alternatives.

  • Bernard Rivalta, former President of the Lyon transport authority (SYTRAL) : the case of Lyon, as it is a good example for financial sustainability of a public transport system.
  • Presentation of the handbook “Who pays What for urban transport?” from CODATU, CEREMA and AFD.
  • Discussion on conceivable solutions for Thailand.

Moderator: Etienne Lhomet, CODATU

16:30 – 16:45 : Main conclusions of Day #1

The moderators will list the main conclusions of the day, helped by the participants.

17:00 – 20:00 : Networking reception

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Day #2 program:
9:00 – 9:30 : Welcoming of the participants
9:30 -10:15 : Session 7: Presentation on TOD and land value capture

Presentation with case studies and lessons learned.

Discussion on conceivable solution for Thailand.

  • Jacques Mangon, vice-president of Bordeaux Metropole in charge of urban planning and property policies
  • Eric Huybrechts, architect at Ile-de-France Urban Planning Agency (IAU-IDF)

Moderator: Antoine Mougenot, AREP

10:15 – 10:30 : Coffee break
10:30 – 11:30 : Session 8: Participative brainstorming – Integrated urban operations managed by the public service

Focus on possible urban operations to implement along a mass transit corridor. Case studies for major projects in Thailand (Orange Line of Bangkok, LRT of Phuket, Hat Yai, Chiang Mai)

Groups of reflection (per table) will brainstorm during 20min on the question. A spoke-person per table will then present to the audience the findings of the group and it will be discussed by all the participants. Moderators can support the groups in their reflection.

11:30 – 12:15 : Session 9: How to develop ITS?

Presentation with case studies and lessons learned.

Optimized real time management of mobility, journey planners, open-data, ITS on national scale, etc will be presented and discussed. Questions and Answers at the end of the presentation.

  • Etienne Lhomet, CODATU

Moderator: Pablo Romero, RATPDev

12:15 – 13:30 : Lunch break
13:30 – 14:30 : Session 10: Open discussion

Bangkok 250 (development project for the year 2032)

The authors of the Bangkok 250 project will be the key speaker(s) for this session, and launch the discussion on the future projects in the pipeline for Bangkok. Topics linked are smart cities development, active mode, healthy city, non-motorised transport, TOD, …

  • Mr. Tansorn Pornpanyapat, Bangkok 250 author
  • Dr. Punit Pujinda, architect

Moderator: Etienne Lhomet, CODATU

14:30 – 15:00 : Conclusive session

Groups of reflection (per table) will brainstorm during 10min on the main findings of the two-day workshop. A spoke-person per table will then present to the audience the findings of the group and it will be discussed by all the participants. Moderators can support the groups in their reflection.

15:00 – 15:15 : AFD closing words

Presentation of an action plan for the next steps to forward cooperation with the transport sector in Thailand

15:15 –15 :30 : Official closing words
  • M. Gilles GARACHON, ,French Ambassador
  • M. Suwit ROJANAVANICH, PDMO Director General – Ministry of Finance

Partenaires associés

Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

L’Agence Française de Développement (AFD) agit depuis soixante-dix ans pour lutter contre la pauvreté et  favoriser le développement dans les pays du Sud et dans l’Outre-mer. Au moyen de subventions, de prêts, de fonds de garantie ou de contrats de désendettement et de développement, elle finance des projets, des programmes et des études et accompagne ses partenaires du Sud dans le renforcement de leurs capacités.

Les transports constituent un secteur d’intervention traditionnel de l’AFD. Sur la période 2001-2005, l’Agence a mobilisé environ 164 M€ par an en moyenne pour la mise en œuvre de projets dans le secteur des transports (en incluant les projets de développement rural et urbain comportant des activités de transport).

DVDH (Des Villes et Des Hommes)

Des Villes et des Hommes (DVDH) est une société spécialisée dans l’assistance aux collectivités dans l’étude puis la mise en place de projets touchant à l’aménagement du territoire et à la mobilité.