Situated between the Al Jamhuriyah Street and the Suq al Talata sector in Tripoli, the redevelopment of Al Mansoura comprises of mixed-use residential, commercial retail, service (mosque, schools, kindergarten, health clinic) and leisure functions for a total of about 830.000sqm of GFA. MIC supported the international multidisciplinary team in the development of the transport and accessibility strategy for the concept masterplan. In particular, the activities of MIC focused on the framing of the project into the city-scale transport and development plans, in order to develop coordinated strategies with the context.
Traffic counts and trip generation exercise allowed building a preliminary microsimulation model to test different scenarios of reconfiguration of the road network and evaluate the impact of the development on the surroundings.
MIC also developed public transport, servicing and parking strategies for the site and developed the preliminary layout of the road network, in order to enhance the pedestrian connectivity and reduce the car dominance.