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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.

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Alexandria - Arlington, United States - metroway

 

Alexandria - Arlington has 364,350 inhabitants. 28% of total trips are made by public transport, as showed in the graph below.

 

MODAL SPLIT - ALEXANDRIA - ARLINGTON

The city has started the system in 2014 and now counts with 1 bus priority corridors consisting of 6 kilometers and benefiting 1,412 passengers every day.

 

SYSTEM LENGTH IN RELATION TO United States

 

DAILY DEMAND IN RELATION TO United States

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
Metroway 1,412 6,40 11 None None Low-level platform

Curiosities

SYSTEM Indicators

Indicator Value Date Source
GDP per capita (US$) (General info) 55,837 2015 databank.worldbank.org
Population, city (General info) 364,350 2015 www.alexandriava.gov & projects.arlingtonva.us
Population, metro area (General info) 6,032,744 2014 censusreporter.org
Population density, metropolitan area (General info) 373 2014 censusreporter.org
Modal split % public transport (General info) 28 2013, only Arlington transportation.arlingtonva.us
Modal split % private transport (General info) 64 2013, only Arlington transportation.arlingtonva.us
Modal split % non motorized (General info) 8 2013, only Arlington transportation.arlingtonva.us
System name (System info) Metroway 2016 metrowayva.com
Corridors (System info) 1 2016 metrowayva.com
Year system commenced (System info) 2014 www.washingtonpost.com
Transit agency (System info) WMATA (Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority) 2016 www.wmata.com
Standard fare (US$) (System info) 1,75 2016 www.wmata.com
Annual fare revenue (US$ millions) (System info) 0,44 Calculated using annual demand and fare
Fare integration within the system (System info) Yes 2016 www.wmata.com
Citywide fare integration (other modes) (System info) Yes 2016 www.wmata.com
Integration terminals (System info) 0 2014 www.alexandrianews.org
Transfer stations (System info) 0 2014 www.alexandrianews.org
Peak load (passengers per hour per direction) (System info)
Daily demand (passengers per day) (System info) 1,412 2015 www.alexandriava.gov
Annual demand (passengers per year) (System info) 355,901 2015 www.alexandriava.gov
Capital productivity (boardings per bus per day) (System info)
Operational productivity (IPK) (System info)
Operations control center (System info)
Trunk lines (System info) 1 2016 metrowayva.com
Feeder routes (System info)
Depots (System info)
System length (km) (Additional Information) 6,40 2016 wamu.org
Position of with-flow lanes (Additional Information)
Position of counterflow lanes (Additional Information) N/A
Position of bus doors (Additional Information) RIght 2016 metrowayva.com
Lane material on running ways (Additional Information) Asphalt & Concrete 2015 www.google.com.br & www.google.com.br
Lane material at stations (Additional Information) Concrete 2015 www.google.com.br
Stations (Additional Information) 11 2014 www.wmata.com
Station spacing (m) (Additional Information) 581,8 2014 Calculated using corridor length and stations
Pre-board fare collection (Additional Information) None 2016 www.wmata.com
Overtaking lanes (Additional Information) None 2015 Google Maps
Station boarding level (Additional Information) Low-level platform 2015 www.google.com.br
Real time information (Additional Information)
Peak frequency (buses per hour) (Additional Information) 10 2014 www.wmata.com
Operating speed (Additional Information)
Total fleet (System fleet)
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) Hybrid 2014 en.wikipedia.org
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) 20,455 2014 alextimes.com
Equipment cost (US$ million) (System cost)
Annual operational cost (US$ million) (System cost)
User rating (System image)
Brand and logo (System image) Yes 2016 metrowayva.com
Unique bus livery (System image) Yes 2016 metrowayva.com
Citywide annual road fatalities (System road safety) 5 2014 www.dmv.virginia.gov
Citywide annual injuries (System road safety)

CORRIDOR Indicators - Metroway

Indicator Value Date Source
Corridor Name (Corridor info) Metroway 2016 metrowayva.com
Year corridor commenced (Corridor info) 2014 www.washingtonpost.com
Corridor service (Corridor info) Conventional bus services 2015 www.google.com.br
Peak load, corridor (passengers per hour per direction) (Corridor info)
Daily demand, corridor (passengers per day) (Corridor info) 1,412 2015 www.alexandriava.gov
Trunk lines, corridor (Corridor info) 1 2014 www.alexandrianews.org
Corridor length (km) (Running ways) 6,40 2016 wamu.org
Length of segregated lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 1,10 2016 wamu.org
Length of segregated counterflow lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 0,00 2016 Google maps
Length of exclusive lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 0,00 2016 Google Maps
Mixed traffic with-flow length, corridor (km) (Running ways) 5,50 2016 wamu.org
Position of with-flow lanes, corridor (Running ways) Curbside & Median 2015 www.google.com.br
Position of counterflow lanes, corridor (Running ways) N/A
Position of bus doors, corridor (Running ways) RIght 2016 metrowayva.com
Lane material on running ways, corridor (Running ways) Asphalt & Concrete 2015 www.google.com.br & 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 Google Maps
Fixed signal priority (Traffic engineering)
Dynamic signal priority (Traffic engineering)
Stations, corridor (Stations) 11 2014 www.wmata.com
Station spacing, corridor (m) (Stations) 581,8 2014 Calculated using corridor length and stations
Enhanced stations (Stations) Yes 2015 www.google.com.br
Pre-board fare collection, corridor (Stations) None 2015 www.google.com.br
Overtaking lanes, corridor (Stations) None 2015 Google Maps
Station boarding level, corridor (Stations) Low-level platform 2015 www.google.com.br
Type of bus guidance (ITS)
Peak frequency, corridor (buses per hour per direction) (Travel time) 10 2014 www.wmata.com
Operating speed, corridor (Travel time)
Express services (Travel time) No 2014 www.alexandrianews.org
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) 20,455 2014 alextimes.com
User rating, corridor (Quality of service)
Corridor annual fatalities (Road Safety)

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