Global BRTData

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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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Leeds, United Kingdom - superbus

 

Leeds has 750,683 inhabitants. 38% of total trips are made by public transport, as showed in the graph below.

 

MODAL SPLIT - LEEDS

The city has started the system in 1995 and now counts with 1 bus priority corridors consisting of 4 kilometers and benefiting 31,000 passengers every day.

 

SYSTEM LENGTH IN RELATION TO United Kingdom

 

DAILY DEMAND IN RELATION TO United Kingdom

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
31,000 4,20 8

Curiosities

SYSTEM Indicators

Indicator Value Date Source
GDP per capita (US$) (General info) 43,734 2015 databank.worldbank.org
Population, city (General info) 750,683 2012 www.ons.gov.uk
Population, metro area (General info) 2,227,371 2012 www.ons.gov.uk
Population density, metropolitan area (General info) 1,098 2012 www.ons.gov.uk
Modal split % public transport (General info) 38 2010 www.epomm.eu
Modal split % private transport (General info) 57 2010 www.epomm.eu
Modal split % non motorized (General info) 5 2010 www.epomm.eu
System name (System info) Superbus
Corridors (System info) 1 2005 www.ashford.gov.uk
Year system commenced (System info) 1995 www.ashford.gov.uk
Transit agency (System info)
Standard fare (US$) (System info)
Annual fare revenue (US$ millions) (System info)
Fare integration within the system (System info)
Citywide fare integration (other modes) (System info)
Integration terminals (System info)
Transfer stations (System info)
Peak load (passengers per hour per direction) (System info)
Daily demand (passengers per day) (System info) 31,000 2005 www.ashford.gov.uk
Annual demand (passengers per year) (System info) 9,300,000 2005 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)
Trunk lines (System info)
Feeder routes (System info)
Depots (System info)
System length (km) (Additional Information) 4,20 2005 www.ashford.gov.uk
Position of with-flow lanes (Additional Information)
Position of counterflow lanes (Additional Information)
Position of bus doors (Additional Information) Left nbrti.org
Lane material on running ways (Additional Information)
Lane material at stations (Additional Information)
Stations (Additional Information) 8 2005 www.ashford.gov.uk
Station spacing (m) (Additional Information) 525,0 2005 Calculated using system length and stations
Pre-board fare collection (Additional Information)
Overtaking lanes (Additional Information)
Station boarding level (Additional Information)
Real time information (Additional Information)
Peak frequency (buses per hour) (Additional Information)
Operating speed (Additional Information)
Total fleet (System fleet) 62 2005 www.ashford.gov.uk
Fleet, standard buses (System fleet)
Average age, standard buses (System fleet)
Propulsion, standard buses (System fleet)
Fuel type, standard buses (System fleet)
Fuel economy, standard buses (System fleet)
Fleet, articulated buses (System fleet)
Average age, articulated buses (System fleet)
Propulsion, articulated buses (System fleet)
Fuel type, articulated buses (System fleet)
Fuel economy, articulated buses (System fleet)
Fleet, bi-articulated buses (System fleet)
Average age, bi-articulated buses (System fleet)
Propulsion, bi-articulated buses (System fleet)
Fuel type, bi-articulated buses (System fleet)
Fuel economy, bi-articulated buses (System fleet)
Fleet, double-decker buses (System fleet)
Average age, double-decker buses (System fleet)
Propulsion, double-decker buses (System fleet)
Fuel type, double-decker buses (System fleet)
Fuel economy, double-decker buses (System fleet)
Typical fuel type (System fleet)
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)
Unique bus livery (System image)
Citywide annual road fatalities (System road safety)
Citywide annual injuries (System road safety)

CORRIDOR Indicators -

Indicator Value Date Source
Corridor Name (Corridor info)
Year corridor commenced (Corridor info) 1995 www.ashford.gov.uk
Corridor service (Corridor info)
Peak load, corridor (passengers per hour per direction) (Corridor info)
Daily demand, corridor (passengers per day) (Corridor info) 31,000 2005 www.ashford.gov.uk
Trunk lines, corridor (Corridor info)
Corridor length (km) (Running ways) 4,20 2005 www.ashford.gov.uk
Length of segregated lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways)
Length of segregated counterflow lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways)
Length of exclusive lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways)
Mixed traffic with-flow length, corridor (km) (Running ways)
Position of with-flow lanes, corridor (Running ways)
Position of counterflow lanes, corridor (Running ways)
Position of bus doors, corridor (Running ways) Left nbrti.org
Lane material on running ways, corridor (Running ways)
Lane material at stations, corridor (Running ways)
Grade-separated intersections, corridor (Traffic engineering)
Fixed signal priority (Traffic engineering)
Dynamic signal priority (Traffic engineering)
Stations, corridor (Stations) 8 2005 www.ashford.gov.uk
Station spacing, corridor (m) (Stations)
Enhanced stations (Stations)
Pre-board fare collection, corridor (Stations)
Overtaking lanes, corridor (Stations)
Station boarding level, corridor (Stations)
Type of bus guidance (ITS)
Peak frequency, corridor (buses per hour per direction) (Travel time)
Operating speed, corridor (Travel time)
Express services (Travel time)
Speed limit (km/h) (Travel time)
Real time information, corridor (Comfort)
Physically integrated feeders (Comfort)
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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