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Miami, United States - south miami-dade busway

 

Miami has 413,892 inhabitants. 4% of total trips are made by public transport, as showed in the graph below.

 

MODAL SPLIT - MIAMI

The city has started the system in 1997 and now counts with 1 bus priority corridors consisting of 34 kilometers and benefiting 23,000 passengers every day. The average operational speed of the system is 45,0 km/h.

 

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
South Miami-Dade Busway 23,000 34,00 56 45,0

Curiosities

SYSTEM Indicators

Indicator Value Date Source
GDP per capita (US$) (General info) 55,837 2015 databank.worldbank.org
Population, city (General info) 413,892 2012 quickfacts.census.gov
Population, metro area (General info) 6,061,000 2011 esa.un.org
Population density, metropolitan area (General info) 912 2010 esa.un.org
Modal split % public transport (General info) 4 2009 www.thetransportpolitic.com
Modal split % private transport (General info) 94 2009 www.thetransportpolitic.com
Modal split % non motorized (General info) 3 2009 www.thetransportpolitic.com
System name (System info) South Miami-Dade Busway
Corridors (System info) 1 2008 www.gobrt.org
Year system commenced (System info) 1997 www.gobrt.org
Transit agency (System info) Miami-Dade Transit (MDT) 2012 www.miamidade.gov
Standard fare (US$) (System info) 2,25 2015 www.miamidade.gov
Annual fare revenue (US$ millions) (System info) 10,87 Calculated using annual demand and fare
Fare integration within the system (System info)
Citywide fare integration (other modes) (System info)
Integration terminals (System info) 3 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP) 2007 ; Federal Transit Administration
Transfer stations (System info)
Peak load (passengers per hour per direction) (System info)
Daily demand (passengers per day) (System info) 23,000 2008 www.gobrt.org
Annual demand (passengers per year) (System info) 6,900,000 2008 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) 3
Feeder routes (System info)
Depots (System info) 1 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP) 2007 ; Federal Transit Administration
System length (km) (Additional Information) 34,00 2008 www.gobrt.org
Position of with-flow lanes (Additional Information) Separated ROW 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP) 2007 ; Federal Transit Administration
Position of counterflow lanes (Additional Information)
Position of bus doors (Additional Information) Right 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP) 2007 ; Federal Transit Administration
Lane material on running ways (Additional Information) Asphalt 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP) 2007 ; Federal Transit Administration
Lane material at stations (Additional Information) Asphalt 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP) 2007 ; Federal Transit Administration
Stations (Additional Information) 56 2012 www.miamidade.gov
Station spacing (m) (Additional Information) 607,1 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) 45,0 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP) 2007 ; Federal Transit Administration
Total fleet (System fleet) 46 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP) 2007 ; Federal Transit Administration
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) Diesel 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP) 2007 ; Federal Transit Administration
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) 4,638 2000 GAO, Report to Congressional Requesters: MASS TRANSIT - Bus Rapid Transit Shows Promise; at www.gao.gov
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 - South Miami-Dade Busway

Indicator Value Date Source
Corridor Name (Corridor info) South Miami-Dade Busway www.gobrt.org
Year corridor commenced (Corridor info) 1997 www.gobrt.org
Corridor service (Corridor info)
Peak load, corridor (passengers per hour per direction) (Corridor info)
Daily demand, corridor (passengers per day) (Corridor info) 23,000 2008 www.gobrt.org
Trunk lines, corridor (Corridor info) 3 2012 www.miamidade.gov
Corridor length (km) (Running ways) 34,00 2008 www.gobrt.org
Length of segregated lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 34,00 2008 www.gobrt.org
Length of segregated counterflow lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 0,00
Length of exclusive lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 0,00
Mixed traffic with-flow length, corridor (km) (Running ways) 0,00
Position of with-flow lanes, corridor (Running ways) Separated ROW 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP) 2007 ; Federal Transit Administration
Position of counterflow lanes, corridor (Running ways)
Position of bus doors, corridor (Running ways) Right 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP) 2007 ; Federal Transit Administration
Lane material on running ways, corridor (Running ways)
Lane material at stations, corridor (Running ways) Asphalt 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP) 2007 ; Federal Transit Administration
Grade-separated intersections, corridor (Traffic engineering)
Fixed signal priority (Traffic engineering) All 2008 www.gobrt.org
Dynamic signal priority (Traffic engineering)
Stations, corridor (Stations) 56 2012 www.miamidade.gov
Station spacing, corridor (m) (Stations) 607,1 Calculated using corridor length and 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) 45,0 2007 Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide (ITDP) 2007 ; Federal Transit Administration
Express services (Travel time) Yes 2016 www.miamidade.gov
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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