Global BRTData


About Global BRTData

The BRTData is a Project of Across Latitudes and Cultures – Bus Rapid Transit (ALC-BRT), a Centre of Excellence for Bus Rapid Transit. The platform construction and data collect are the result of a partnership between the ALC-BRT members, the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the Latin American Association of Integrated Transport Systems and BRT (SIBRT). Currently, the BRTData is managed and updated by WRI Brasil Sustainable Cities.





Total cost per kilometer (US$ million per km)

System's total planning and capital costs divided by the system length, in kilometers. Data in US dollars.

Region Country City Value Year Source
Africa Nigeria Lagos 1,700 2010 Viva 2010 ( ); Trans-Africa Consortium 2010 ;
Africa South Africa Cape Town
Africa South Africa Johannesburg
Africa Tanzania Dar es Salaam
Asia China Beijing
Asia China Changde
Asia China Changzhou 4,400 2011 Viva 2010 ( );
Asia China Chengdu 18,970 2014, this value is the total cost of the 2nd Ring Elevated Road, which includes six lanes
Asia China Chongqing
Asia China Dalian 2,600 2011
Asia China Guangzhou
Asia China Hangzhou 0,459 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP) 2007
Asia China Hefei
Asia China Jinan
Asia China Kunming
Asia China Lanzhou
Asia China Lianyungang
Asia China Urumqi
Asia China Xiamen
Asia China Yancheng
Asia China Yichang
Asia China Yinchuan
Asia China Zaozhuang
Asia China Zhengzhou
Asia India Ahmedabad 4,800 2013
Asia India Bhopal
Asia India Indore
Asia India Jaipur
Asia India Pune - Primpi-Chinchwad
Asia India Rajkot
Asia India Surat
Asia Indonesia Jakarta
Asia Iran Isfahan
Asia Iran Tabriz
Asia Iran Tehran
Asia Israel Haifa 10,000 2013
Asia Japan Kesennuma - Tome
Asia Japan Nagoya 46,500 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP) 2007
Asia Malaysia Subang Jaya 31,350 2015
Asia Pakistan Islamabad - Rawalpindi
Asia Pakistan Lahore
Asia Republic of Korea Seoul
Asia Taiwan Chiayi
Asia Taiwan Taichung
Asia Taiwan Taipei 0,350 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP) 2007
Asia Thailand Bangkok
Europe Belgium Liège
Europe Czech Republic Prague
Europe Finland Helsinki
Europe France Belfort
Europe France Caen 31,720 2010 ITDP (2007) Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide ; CERTU 2010
Europe France Cannes 11,780 2014
Europe France Châlon-sur-Saône 2,340 2013
Europe France Douai 4,647 2010 Viva 2010 ( ); ;
Europe France Evry
Europe France La Rochelle
Europe France Le Mans 6,403 2016
Europe France Lille
Europe France Lorient
Europe France Lyon
Europe France Maubeuge
Europe France Metz 15,790 2013
Europe France Nancy 16,917 2010 CERTU 2010
Europe France Nantes 19,714 2007 ITDP (2007) Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide ; Rambaud 2006 ; CERTU 2010 ;
Europe France Nice
Europe France Nîmes
Europe France Paris
Europe France Rouen 8,300 2011 ITDP (2007) Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide ; Jane's Urban Transport Systems 2010-2011 ; CERTU 2010
Europe France Saint-Nazaire 8,100 2013
Europe France Strasbourg 7,610 2013
Europe France Toulouse 6,273 2010 Viva 2010 ( ); CERTU 2010
Europe Germany Essen
Europe Germany Hamburg
Europe Germany Oberhausen
Europe Ireland Dublin
Europe Italy Brescia
Europe Italy Prato
Europe Netherlands Almere
Europe Netherlands Amsterdam
Europe Netherlands Eindhoven
Europe Netherlands Enschede
Europe Netherlands Utrecht
Europe Portugal Lisbon
Europe Spain Barcelona
Europe Spain Castellón
Europe Spain Granada
Europe Spain Madrid
Europe Sweden Gothenburg 1,670 2010 Viva 2010 ( ); ;
Europe Sweden Jonkoping
Europe Sweden Stockholm
Europe Switzerland Zurich
Europe Turkey Istanbul 9,084 2013 Levinson H. et. al - A Bus Rapid Transit Line Case Study: Istanbul’s Metrobüs System
Europe United Kingdom Greater Manchester
Europe United Kingdom Bradford 19,300
Europe United Kingdom Cambridge
Europe United Kingdom Crawley 2,000 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP) 2007
Europe United Kingdom Edinburgh 16,100 2010 Viva 2010 ( );
Europe United Kingdom Fareham - Gosport
Europe United Kingdom Kent 24,220 2007
Europe United Kingdom Leeds
Europe United Kingdom London
Europe United Kingdom Luton
Europe United Kingdom Runcorn
Europe United Kingdom Swansea
Europe United Kingdom York
Latin America Argentina Buenos Aires
Latin America Argentina Córdoba
Latin America Argentina Rosario
Latin America Brazil Belém
Latin America Brazil Belo Horizonte
Latin America Brazil Blumenau
Latin America Brazil Brasília
Latin America Brazil Campinas
Latin America Brazil Campo Grande
Latin America Brazil Caxias do Sul
Latin America Brazil Criciúma
Latin America Brazil Curitiba
Latin America Brazil Feira de Santana
Latin America Brazil Fortaleza
Latin America Brazil Goiânia
Latin America Brazil Guarulhos 2,481 2013
Latin America Brazil Jaboatão dos Guararapes
Latin America Brazil João Pessoa
Latin America Brazil Joinville
Latin America Brazil Juiz de Fora
Latin America Brazil Londrina
Latin America Brazil Maceió
Latin America Brazil Natal
Latin America Brazil Niterói
Latin America Brazil Olinda
Latin America Brazil Porto Alegre
Latin America Brazil Recife
Latin America Brazil Rio de Janeiro
Latin America Brazil Salvador
Latin America Brazil Santos
Latin America Brazil São Paulo
Latin America Brazil São Paulo - Metropolitan area
Latin America Brazil Sorocaba
Latin America Brazil Sumaré
Latin America Brazil Teresina
Latin America Brazil Uberaba 2,239 2015, Calculated using the total fares divided by kilometers of extension
Latin America Brazil Uberlândia 1,510 2013
Latin America Chile Concepción 6,451 2014
Latin America Chile Santiago
Latin America Colombia Barranquilla
Latin America Colombia Bogotá
Latin America Colombia Bucaramanga
Latin America Colombia Cali
Latin America Colombia Cartagena 20,093 2016
Latin America Colombia Medellín
Latin America Colombia Pereira 5,7 2009
Latin America Ecuador Guayaquil
Latin America Ecuador Quito
Latin America El Salvador Gran San Salvador 7,031 2015
Latin America Guatemala Guatemala
Latin America Mexico Acapulco
Latin America Mexico Chihuahua
Latin America Mexico Guadalajara
Latin America Mexico Guadalupe
Latin America Mexico Juárez
Latin America Mexico León de los Aldama
Latin America Mexico Mexico City
Latin America Mexico Mexico City - Metropolitan Area
Latin America Mexico Monterrey 4,152 2014
Latin America Mexico Pachuca 5,170 2015
Latin America Mexico Puebla
Latin America Panama Panama
Latin America Peru Lima
Latin America Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain - Arima
Latin America Uruguay Montevideo
Latin America Venezuela Barquisimeto 3,277 2014
Latin America Venezuela Caracas
Latin America Venezuela Merida
Northern America Canada Brampton
Northern America Canada Gatineau
Northern America Canada Halifax
Northern America Canada Ottawa 8,790 2007
Northern America Canada Vancouver
Northern America Canada Waterloo
Northern America Canada Winnipeg
Northern America Canada York Regional Municipality
Northern America United States Albuquerque
Northern America United States Alexandria - Arlington
Northern America United States Boston 60,777 2004
Northern America United States Chicago
Northern America United States Cleveland 17,544 2015
Northern America United States Eugene 3,490 2011, calculated using corridors data
Northern America United States Fort Collins 10,850 2015
Northern America United States Hartford County
Northern America United States Kansas City 1,470 2011, calculated using corridors data
Northern America United States Las Vegas 1,819 2014, calculated using corridors data
Northern America United States Los Angeles
Northern America United States Miami
Northern America United States New York 1,072 2013
Northern America United States Oakland
Northern America United States Orlando 4,047 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP) 2007
Northern America United States Phoenix
Northern America United States Pittsburgh
Northern America United States San Bernardino 7,459 2014
Northern America United States San Diego
Northern America United States Snohomish County 1,059 2011
Northern America United States Stockton
Oceania Australia Adelaide 10,250 1989 Adelaide, Australia: O-Bahn guided busway
Oceania Australia Brisbane 47,650 2009, calculated using corridors data
Oceania Australia Sydney - Metropolitan Area
Oceania New Zealand Auckland 36,360 2008