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Ottawa, Canada - transitway

 

Ottawa has 951,727 inhabitants. 19% of total trips are made by public transport, as showed in the graph below.

 

MODAL SPLIT - OTTAWA

The city has started the system in 1983 and now counts with 1 bus priority corridors consisting of 35 kilometers and benefiting 220,000 passengers every day. The average operational speed of the system is 45 km/h.

 

SYSTEM LENGTH IN RELATION TO Canada

 

DAILY DEMAND IN RELATION TO Canada

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
Transitway 220,000 35,40 57 All All Low-level platform or on-street 45

Curiosities

SYSTEM Indicators

Indicator Value Date Source
GDP per capita (US$) (General info) 43,249 2015 databank.worldbank.org
Population, city (General info) 951,727 2014 ottawa.ca
Population, metro area (General info) 1,318,100 2015 www.statcan.gc.ca
Population density, metropolitan area (General info) 209,644839597283 2011 www12.statcan.gc.ca
Modal split % public transport (General info) 19 2006 www.epomm.eu
Modal split % private transport (General info) 72 2006 www.epomm.eu
Modal split % non motorized (General info) 9 2006 www.epomm.eu
System name (System info) Transitway www.octranspo1.com
Corridors (System info) 1 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP)
Year system commenced (System info) 1983 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP)
Transit agency (System info) OC Tranpo 2015 www.octranspo1.com
Standard fare (US$) (System info) 2,76 2016 www.octranspo1.com
Annual fare revenue (US$ millions) (System info) 127,43 Calculated using annual demand and fare
Fare integration within the system (System info) Yes 2015 www.octranspo1.com
Citywide fare integration (other modes) (System info) Yes 2015 www.octranspo1.com
Integration terminals (System info) 4 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP)
Transfer stations (System info)
Peak load (passengers per hour per direction) (System info) 10,500 2013 www.octranspo1.com
Daily demand (passengers per day) (System info) 220,000 2013 www.octranspo1.com
Annual demand (passengers per year) (System info) 66,000,000 2013 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 2001 onlinepubs.trb.org
Trunk lines (System info) 0 www.octranspo1.com & data.ottawa.ca
Feeder routes (System info) 9 2015 www.octranspo1.com
Depots (System info) 4 2015 en.wikipedia.org
System length (km) (Additional Information) 35,40 2015 www.octranspo1.com
Position of with-flow lanes (Additional Information) Curbside & Separated ROW 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP)
Position of counterflow lanes (Additional Information)
Position of bus doors (Additional Information) Right 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP)
Lane material on running ways (Additional Information) Asphalt 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP)
Lane material at stations (Additional Information) Asphalt 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP)
Stations (Additional Information) 57 2013 www.octranspo1.com
Station spacing (m) (Additional Information) 621,1 Calculated using system length and stations
Pre-board fare collection (Additional Information) All 2015 www.octranspo1.com
Overtaking lanes (Additional Information) All 2015 www.google.com.br
Station boarding level (Additional Information) low-level platform or on-street 2015 ottawacitizen.com
Real time information (Additional Information) All 2015 ottawa.ca
Peak frequency (buses per hour) (Additional Information) 180 2013 www.octranspo1.com
Operating speed (Additional Information) 45 2007 www.rapibus.sto.ca
Total fleet (System fleet) 936 2013 www.octranspo1.com
Fleet, standard buses (System fleet) 503 2013, Average by all fleet system www.octranspo1.com
Average age, standard buses (System fleet) 4,8 2013, Average by all fleet system www.octranspo1.com
Propulsion, standard buses (System fleet) Hybrid and Combustion 2013, Average by all fleet system www.octranspo1.com
Fuel type, standard buses (System fleet) Diesel and electricity 2013 www.octranspo1.com
Fuel economy, standard buses (System fleet) 1,90 2011 ottawa.ca
Fleet, articulated buses (System fleet) 359 2013 www.octranspo1.com
Average age, articulated buses (System fleet) 4,8 2013, Average by all fleet system www.octranspo1.com
Propulsion, articulated buses (System fleet) Combustion 2010 www.newflyer.com
Fuel type, articulated buses (System fleet) Diesel 2010 www.newflyer.com
Fuel economy, articulated buses (System fleet) 1,51 2011 ottawa.ca
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) 75 2013 www.octranspo1.com
Average age, double-decker buses (System fleet) 4,8 2013, Average by all fleet system www.octranspo1.com
Propulsion, double-decker buses (System fleet) Combustion 2015 www.octranspo1.com
Fuel type, double-decker buses (System fleet) Diesel 2015 www.octranspo1.com
Fuel economy, double-decker buses (System fleet) 3,5 2011 ottawa.ca
Typical fuel type (System fleet) Diesel 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP)
City's diesel sulfur content (ppm) (System fleet) S15 2009 ottawa.ca
Total cost per kilometer (US$ million per km) (System cost) 14,623 2007 www.metrojacksonville.com
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) 8,300 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP)
Equipment cost (US$ million) (System cost)
Annual operational cost (US$ million) (System cost)
User rating (System image) Excellent www.nbrti.org
Brand and logo (System image) Yes 2012 en.wikipedia.org
Unique bus livery (System image) Yes 2013 www.octranspo1.com
Citywide annual road fatalities (System road safety) 27 2013 ottawa.ca
Citywide annual injuries (System road safety)

CORRIDOR Indicators - Transitway

Indicator Value Date Source
Corridor Name (Corridor info) Transitway 2015 www.octranspo1.com
Year corridor commenced (Corridor info) 1983 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP)
Corridor service (Corridor info) Conventional bus services 2015 www.octranspo1.com
Peak load, corridor (passengers per hour per direction) (Corridor info) 10,500 2013 www.octranspo1.com
Daily demand, corridor (passengers per day) (Corridor info) 220,000 2013 www.octranspo1.com
Trunk lines, corridor (Corridor info) 0 2015 www.octranspo1.com & data.ottawa.ca
Corridor length (km) (Running ways) 35,40 2015 www.octranspo1.com
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) 35,400 2015 www.octranspo1.com
Mixed traffic with-flow length, corridor (km) (Running ways)
Position of with-flow lanes, corridor (Running ways) Curbside & Separated ROW 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP)
Position of counterflow lanes, corridor (Running ways)
Position of bus doors, corridor (Running ways) Right 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP)
Lane material on running ways, corridor (Running ways) Asphalt 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP)
Lane material at stations, corridor (Running ways) Asphalt 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP)
Grade-separated intersections, corridor (Traffic engineering) None 2013 www.google.com.br
Fixed signal priority (Traffic engineering) Partial 2015 ottawa.ca
Dynamic signal priority (Traffic engineering) Partial 2015 ottawa.ca
Stations, corridor (Stations) 57 2013 www.octranspo1.com
Station spacing, corridor (m) (Stations) 621,1 Calculated using corridor length and stations
Enhanced stations (Stations) Yes 2015 www.octranspo1.com
Pre-board fare collection, corridor (Stations) All 2015 www.octranspo1.com
Overtaking lanes, corridor (Stations) All 2015 www.google.com.br
Station boarding level, corridor (Stations) Low-level platform or on-street 2015 ottawacitizen.com
Type of bus guidance (ITS) None 2007 www.rapibus.sto.ca
Peak frequency, corridor (buses per hour per direction) (Travel time) 180 2013 www.octranspo1.com
Operating speed, corridor (Travel time) 45 2007 www.rapibus.sto.ca
Express services (Travel time) Yes 2015 www.octranspo1.com
Speed limit (km/h) (Travel time) 80 2015 ottawacitizen.com
Real time information, corridor (Comfort) Partial 2015 www.octranspo1.com
Physically integrated feeders (Comfort) Yes 2013 Street veiw
Total cost per kilometer, corridor (US$ million per km) (Cost) 14,623 2007 www.metrojacksonville.com
Planning cost, corridor (US$ million) (Cost)
Infrastructure cost per kilometer, corridor (US$ million per km) (Cost) 8,300 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP)
User rating, corridor (Quality of service) Excellent www.nbrti.org
Corridor annual fatalities (Road Safety)