Number Crunching in Transport

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Bus Rapid Transit System in Asia - 81 in development and still counting

Sudhir Gota

but alas only few are ideal examples and majority being proposed as incomplete systems. The trend is towards incremental systems with the easily available funding being used for expanding the infrastructure.  Majority of Asian BRTS are being executed at less than 3 Million USD/km.

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Modeshift to BRTS has been  primarily from Bus and NMT i.e. 70% and only 30% from two wheelers, Cars and intermediate public transport systems. Majority of Cities are yet to utilize TDM strategies along with BRTS plans.

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