The Macau LRT was first proposed in 2003 by the Macau SAR Government. After the original proposal was rejected by the public, the final decision to build the LRT was not made until October 2006. The system would improve transportation options between the Macau Peninsula, Taipa and Cotai, and relieve traffic congestion on roads and bridges. The Macau LRT will be the first rapid transit system within the Special Administrative Region.
Site investigation work started in 2008. The system aims to be operating by the end of 2015,
The LRT network will consist of at least two phases:
Phase I Line (Macau-Taipa Line)<br />The line will connect major entry-exit points at the Macao Peninsula and the Taipa Island with residential and tourist areas. It will use reserved space in the lower deck of the Ponte de Sai Van (Sai......