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The BRTData gathers information on Bus Rapid Transit – BRT and bus priority systems in cities around the world. The platform is source of research for academics, journalists, students and municipal technicians, as well as provides technical background for decision making regarding public transport.

The data presented contemplate full BRT systems (dedicated bus lanes, unique brand, platform-level boarding, pre-board fare collection, and real time user information) and priority bus systems: cities with dedicated bus lanes, bus without some of the elements of a BRT. The website allows the user to know the systems and corridors of each city, compare indicators and generate graphs.

The BRTData was developed by Across Latitudes and Cultures – Bus Rapid Transit (ALC-BRT), a center of excellence (CoE) in BRT, and by WRI, with collaboration of the Latin American Association of Integrated Transport Systems and BRT (SIBRT) and the International Energy Agency (IEA). The platform is monthly updated with reliable data and verified by WRI Brasil Sustainable Cities.

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Amsterdam, Netherlands - zuidtangent brt

 

Amsterdam has 802,938 inhabitants. 20% of total trips are made by public transport, as showed in the graph below.

 

MODAL SPLIT - AMSTERDAM

The city has started the system in 2002 and now counts with 1 bus priority corridors consisting of 56 kilometers and benefiting 40,000 passengers every day. The average operational speed of the system is 35,0 km/h.

 

SYSTEM LENGTH IN RELATION TO Netherlands

 

DAILY DEMAND IN RELATION TO Netherlands

Some technical details about corridors are presented in the table below.

 

 

Corridor NameDaily demand, corridor (passengers per day)Corridor length (km)Stations, corridorPre-board fare collection, corridorOvertaking lanes, corridorStation boarding level, corridorOperating speed, corridor
Zuidtangent 40,000 56,70 33 None None Low-level platform 35,0

Curiosities

SYSTEM Indicators

Indicator Value Date Source
GDP per capita (US$) (General info) 44,433 2015 databank.worldbank.org
Population, city (General info) 802,938 2013 statline.cbs.nl
Population, metro area (General info) 2,332,839 2013 statline.cbs.nl
Population density, metropolitan area (General info) 686 2013
Modal split % public transport (General info) 20 2008 www.epomm.eu
Modal split % private transport (General info) 38 2008 www.epomm.eu
Modal split % non motorized (General info) 42 2008 www.epomm.eu
System name (System info) Zuidtangent BRT
Corridors (System info) 1 2013 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Year system commenced (System info) 2002 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Transit agency (System info) GVB 2013 www.gvb.nl
Standard fare (US$) (System info) 3,19 2015 en.gvb.nl
Annual fare revenue (US$ millions) (System info) 26,78 Calculated using annual demand and fare
Fare integration within the system (System info) Yes 2013 GVB
Citywide fare integration (other modes) (System info) Yes 2013 GVB
Integration terminals (System info)
Transfer stations (System info) 5 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Peak load (passengers per hour per direction) (System info) 960 2011 ITDP
Daily demand (passengers per day) (System info) 40,000 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Annual demand (passengers per year) (System info) 12,000,000 2011 Calculated using daily demand and 300 working days
Capital productivity (boardings per bus per day) (System info)
Operational productivity (IPK) (System info)
Operations control center (System info) All 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Trunk lines (System info) 2 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Feeder routes (System info) 0 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Depots (System info) 2 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide
System length (km) (Additional Information) 56,70 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Position of with-flow lanes (Additional Information) Curbside 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Position of counterflow lanes (Additional Information) N/A 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Position of bus doors (Additional Information) Right 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Lane material on running ways (Additional Information)
Lane material at stations (Additional Information) Concrete 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Stations (Additional Information) 33 2011 ITDP
Station spacing (m) (Additional Information) 1718,2 2013 Calculated using system length and stations
Pre-board fare collection (Additional Information) None 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Overtaking lanes (Additional Information) None 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Station boarding level (Additional Information) Low-level platform 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Real time information (Additional Information) All 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Peak frequency (buses per hour) (Additional Information) 10 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Operating speed (Additional Information) 35,0 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Total fleet (System fleet) 80 2011 Heddebaut O. et. al "The European Bus with a High Level of Service (BHLS): Concept and Practice", Built Environment Vol 36, No. 3, 2010, stations and buses estimated
Fleet, standard buses (System fleet) 0 2011
Average age, standard buses (System fleet) N/A
Propulsion, standard buses (System fleet) N/A
Fuel type, standard buses (System fleet) N/A
Fuel economy, standard buses (System fleet) N/A
Fleet, articulated buses (System fleet) 80 2011 Heddebaut O. et. al "The European Bus with a High Level of Service (BHLS): Concept and Practice", Built Environment Vol 36, No. 3, 2010, stations and buses estimated
Average age, articulated buses (System fleet)
Propulsion, articulated buses (System fleet) Combustion 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Fuel type, articulated buses (System fleet) Diesel 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Fuel economy, articulated buses (System fleet)
Fleet, bi-articulated buses (System fleet) 0 2011
Average age, bi-articulated buses (System fleet) N/A
Propulsion, bi-articulated buses (System fleet) N/A
Fuel type, bi-articulated buses (System fleet) N/A
Fuel economy, bi-articulated buses (System fleet) N/A
Fleet, double-decker buses (System fleet) 0 2011
Average age, double-decker buses (System fleet) N/A
Propulsion, double-decker buses (System fleet) N/A
Fuel type, double-decker buses (System fleet) N/A
Fuel economy, double-decker buses (System fleet) N/A
Typical fuel type (System fleet) Diesel 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
City's diesel sulfur content (ppm) (System fleet)
Total cost per kilometer (US$ million per km) (System cost)
Planning cost (US$ million) (System cost)
Capital cost per kilometer (US$ million per km) (System cost)
Infrastructure cost per kilometer (US$ million per km) (System cost)
Equipment cost (US$ million) (System cost)
Annual operational cost (US$ million) (System cost)
User rating (System image)
Brand and logo (System image) Yes 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Unique bus livery (System image) Yes 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Citywide annual road fatalities (System road safety)
Citywide annual injuries (System road safety)

CORRIDOR Indicators - Zuidtangent

Indicator Value Date Source
Corridor Name (Corridor info) Zuidtangent COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Year corridor commenced (Corridor info) 2002 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Corridor service (Corridor info) Trunk lines 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Peak load, corridor (passengers per hour per direction) (Corridor info) 960 2011 ITDP
Daily demand, corridor (passengers per day) (Corridor info) 40,000 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Trunk lines, corridor (Corridor info) 2 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Corridor length (km) (Running ways) 56,70 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Length of segregated lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 37,00 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Length of segregated counterflow lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 0,00 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Length of exclusive lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 0,00 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Mixed traffic with-flow length, corridor (km) (Running ways) 19,00 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Position of with-flow lanes, corridor (Running ways) Curbside 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Position of counterflow lanes, corridor (Running ways) N/A 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Position of bus doors, corridor (Running ways) Right 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Lane material on running ways, corridor (Running ways)
Lane material at stations, corridor (Running ways) Concrete 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Grade-separated intersections, corridor (Traffic engineering) Partial 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Fixed signal priority (Traffic engineering) None 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Dynamic signal priority (Traffic engineering) All 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Stations, corridor (Stations) 33 2011 ITDP
Station spacing, corridor (m) (Stations) 1718,2 Calculated using corridor length and stations
Enhanced stations (Stations) Yes 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Pre-board fare collection, corridor (Stations) None 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Overtaking lanes, corridor (Stations) None 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Station boarding level, corridor (Stations) Low-level platform 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Type of bus guidance (ITS) None 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Peak frequency, corridor (buses per hour per direction) (Travel time) 10 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Operating speed, corridor (Travel time) 35,0 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Express services (Travel time)
Speed limit (km/h) (Travel time)
Real time information, corridor (Comfort) All 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Physically integrated feeders (Comfort) N/A 2011 COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
Total cost per kilometer, corridor (US$ million per km) (Cost)
Planning cost, corridor (US$ million) (Cost)
Infrastructure cost per kilometer, corridor (US$ million per km) (Cost)
User rating, corridor (Quality of service)
Corridor annual fatalities (Road Safety)

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