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Cartagena, Colombia - transcaribe

 

Cartagena has 1,001,680 inhabitants.
The city has started the system in 2016 and now counts with 1 bus priority corridors consisting of 10 kilometers and benefiting 40,000 passengers every day.

 

SYSTEM LENGTH IN RELATION TO Colombia

 

DAILY DEMAND IN RELATION TO Colombia

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
Troncal 40,000 10,70 17 All All High level platform

Curiosities

SYSTEM Indicators

Indicator Value Date Source
GDP per capita (US$) (General info) 6,056 2015 databank.worldbank.org
Population, city (General info) 1,001,680 2015 www.dane.gov.co
Population, metro area (General info) 1,319,359 2015 es.wikipedia.org
Population density, metropolitan area (General info) 382,4 2015 es.wikipedia.org
Modal split % public transport (General info)
Modal split % private transport (General info)
Modal split % non motorized (General info)
System name (System info) Transcaribe 2016 www.transcaribe.gov.co
Corridors (System info) 1 2016 www.noticiascolombianas.com.co
Year system commenced (System info) 2016 es.presidencia.gov.co
Transit agency (System info) Transcaribe S.A 2016 www.transcaribe.gov.co
Standard fare (US$) (System info) 0,66 2016 www.noticiascolombianas.com.co
Annual fare revenue (US$ millions) (System info) 5,57 Calculated using annual demand and fare
Fare integration within the system (System info) Yes 2016 www.noticiascolombianas.com.co
Citywide fare integration (other modes) (System info)
Integration terminals (System info) 1 2016 es.wikipedia.org
Transfer stations (System info) 0 2016
Peak load (passengers per hour per direction) (System info)
Daily demand (passengers per day) (System info) 40,000 2016 es.presidencia.gov.co
Annual demand (passengers per year) (System info) 12,000,000 2016 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) 1 2016 es.presidencia.gov.co
Depots (System info) 1 2016 es.presidencia.gov.co
System length (km) (Additional Information) 10,70 2016 Google Maps
Position of with-flow lanes (Additional Information) Median 2015 www.google.com.br
Position of counterflow lanes (Additional Information)
Position of bus doors (Additional Information) Left 2016 www.semana.com
Lane material on running ways (Additional Information) Concrete 2015 www.google.com.br
Lane material at stations (Additional Information) Concrete 2015 www.google.com.br
Stations (Additional Information) 17 2016 es.wikipedia.org
Station spacing (m) (Additional Information) 629,4 2016 Calculated using system length and stations
Pre-board fare collection (Additional Information) All 2016 www.noticiascolombianas.com.co
Overtaking lanes (Additional Information) All 2015 www.google.com.br
Station boarding level (Additional Information) High level platform 2015 www.google.com.br
Real time information (Additional Information)
Peak frequency (buses per hour) (Additional Information)
Operating speed (Additional Information)
Total fleet (System fleet) 54 2016 www.eltiempo.com
Fleet, standard buses (System fleet) 36 2016 www.eltiempo.com
Average age, standard buses (System fleet)
Propulsion, standard buses (System fleet)
Fuel type, standard buses (System fleet) CNG 2016 www.eltiempo.com
Fuel economy, standard buses (System fleet)
Fleet, articulated buses (System fleet) 18 2016 www.eltiempo.com
Average age, articulated buses (System fleet)
Propulsion, articulated buses (System fleet)
Fuel type, articulated buses (System fleet) CNG 2016 www.eltiempo.com
Fuel economy, articulated buses (System fleet)
Fleet, bi-articulated buses (System fleet) 0 2016 www.eltiempo.com
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 2016 www.eltiempo.com
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) CNG 2016 www.eltiempo.com
City's diesel sulfur content (ppm) (System fleet) S50 2013 www.ecopetrol.com.co
Total cost per kilometer (US$ million per km) (System cost) 20,093 2016 www.cmi.com.co
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 2016 www.transcaribe.gov.co
Unique bus livery (System image) Yes 2016 www.transcaribe.gov.co
Citywide annual road fatalities (System road safety)
Citywide annual injuries (System road safety)

CORRIDOR Indicators - Troncal

Indicator Value Date Source
Corridor Name (Corridor info) Troncal
Year corridor commenced (Corridor info) 2016 es.presidencia.gov.co
Corridor service (Corridor info) Trunk lines with feeder routes 2016 es.presidencia.gov.co
Peak load, corridor (passengers per hour per direction) (Corridor info)
Daily demand, corridor (passengers per day) (Corridor info) 40,000 2016 es.presidencia.gov.co
Trunk lines, corridor (Corridor info)
Corridor length (km) (Running ways) 10,70 2016 Google Maps
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) Median 2015 www.google.com.br
Position of counterflow lanes, corridor (Running ways)
Position of bus doors, corridor (Running ways) Left 2016 www.semana.com
Lane material on running ways, corridor (Running ways) Concrete 2015 www.google.com.br
Lane material at stations, corridor (Running ways) Concrete 2015 www.google.com.br
Grade-separated intersections, corridor (Traffic engineering) None 2015 www.google.com.br
Fixed signal priority (Traffic engineering)
Dynamic signal priority (Traffic engineering)
Stations, corridor (Stations) 17 2016 es.wikipedia.org
Station spacing, corridor (m) (Stations) 629,4 2016 Calculated using system length and stations
Enhanced stations (Stations) Yes 2015 www.google.com.br
Pre-board fare collection, corridor (Stations) All 2016 www.elheraldo.co
Overtaking lanes, corridor (Stations) All 2015 www.google.com.br
Station boarding level, corridor (Stations) High level platform 2015 www.google.com.br
Type of bus guidance (ITS) None 2016 Google Earth
Peak frequency, corridor (buses per hour per direction) (Travel time)
Operating speed, corridor (Travel time)
Express services (Travel time) Yes 2013 www.transcaribe.gov.co
Speed limit (km/h) (Travel time) 60 2015 www.eluniversal.com.co
Real time information, corridor (Comfort) None 2016 Personal Observation
Physically integrated feeders (Comfort)
Total cost per kilometer, corridor (US$ million per km) (Cost) 20,093 2016 www.cmi.com.co
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)