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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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Snohomish County, United States - swift

 

Snohomish County has 235,682 inhabitants. 9% of total trips are made by public transport, as showed in the graph below.

 

MODAL SPLIT - SNOHOMISH COUNTY

The city has started the system in 2009 and now counts with 1 bus priority corridors consisting of 26 kilometers and benefiting 4,200 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
4,200 26,90 14 All None Low-level platform

Curiosities

SYSTEM Indicators

Indicator Value Date Source
GDP per capita (US$) (General info) 55,837 2015 databank.worldbank.org
Population, city (General info) 235,682 2012, population of Everett, Lynnwood, Edmonds, Shoreline quickfacts.census.gov
Population, metro area (General info) 2,740,476 2012 www.census.gov
Population density, metropolitan area (General info) 180
Modal split % public transport (General info) 9 2009, the data refers to Seattle Metropolitan Area www.thetransportpolitic.com
Modal split % private transport (General info) 86 2009, the data refers to Seattle Metropolitan Area www.thetransportpolitic.com
Modal split % non motorized (General info) 5 2009, the data refers to Seattle Metropolitan Area www.thetransportpolitic.com
System name (System info) Swift
Corridors (System info) 1 2013 www.commtrans.org
Year system commenced (System info) 2009 en.wikipedia.org
Transit agency (System info) Community Transit 2013 www.commtrans.org
Standard fare (US$) (System info) 2,25 2015 www.commtrans.org
Annual fare revenue (US$ millions) (System info) 1,98 Calculated using annual demand and fare
Fare integration within the system (System info) Yes 2013 www.commtrans.org
Citywide fare integration (other modes) (System info) Yes 2013 www.commtrans.org
Integration terminals (System info) 2 2013 www.commtrans.org
Transfer stations (System info) 0
Peak load (passengers per hour per direction) (System info)
Daily demand (passengers per day) (System info) 4,200 2011 www.apta.com
Annual demand (passengers per year) (System info) 1,260,000 2011 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 2011 www.apta.com
Trunk lines (System info) 1 2013 www.commtrans.org
Feeder routes (System info)
Depots (System info)
System length (km) (Additional Information) 26,90 2013 www.commtrans.org
Position of with-flow lanes (Additional Information) Curbside 2012 Google Maps
Position of counterflow lanes (Additional Information) N/A 2012
Position of bus doors (Additional Information) Right 2013 www.commtrans.org
Lane material on running ways (Additional Information) Asphalt 2009 www.flickr.com
Lane material at stations (Additional Information) Asphalt 2009 www.flickr.com
Stations (Additional Information) 14 2016 www.commtrans.org
Station spacing (m) (Additional Information) 1921,4 2013 Calculated using system length and stations
Pre-board fare collection (Additional Information) All 2013 www.commtrans.org
Overtaking lanes (Additional Information) None 2013
Station boarding level (Additional Information) Low-level platform 2013 www.commtrans.org
Real time information (Additional Information) All 2011 www.apta.com
Peak frequency (buses per hour) (Additional Information) 5 2013 www.commtrans.org
Operating speed (Additional Information)
Total fleet (System fleet) 15 2011 www.apta.com
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) 15 2011 www.apta.com
Average age, articulated buses (System fleet)
Propulsion, articulated buses (System fleet) Hybrid 2011 www.apta.com
Fuel type, articulated buses (System fleet) Diesel 2007 www.commtrans.org
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 2007 (Hybrid: diesel-electricity) www.commtrans.org
City's diesel sulfur content (ppm) (System fleet)
Total cost per kilometer (US$ million per km) (System cost) 1,059 2011 www.apta.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)
Equipment cost (US$ million) (System cost)
Annual operational cost (US$ million) (System cost)
User rating (System image)
Brand and logo (System image) Yes 2013 www.commtrans.org
Unique bus livery (System image) Yes 2011 www.apta.com
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) 2009 en.wikipedia.org
Corridor service (Corridor info) Trunk lines & Conventional bus services 2013 www.commtrans.org
Peak load, corridor (passengers per hour per direction) (Corridor info)
Daily demand, corridor (passengers per day) (Corridor info) 4,200 2011 www.apta.com
Trunk lines, corridor (Corridor info) 1 2013 www.commtrans.org
Corridor length (km) (Running ways) 26,90 2013 www.commtrans.org
Length of segregated lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 16,00 2013 www.commtrans.org
Length of segregated counterflow lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 0,00 2013
Length of exclusive lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 0,00 2013
Mixed traffic with-flow length, corridor (km) (Running ways) 10,90 2013 www.commtrans.org
Position of with-flow lanes, corridor (Running ways) Curbside 2012 Google maps
Position of counterflow lanes, corridor (Running ways) N/A 2012 Google maps
Position of bus doors, corridor (Running ways) Right 2013 www.commtrans.org
Lane material on running ways, corridor (Running ways) Asphalt 2009 www.flickr.com
Lane material at stations, corridor (Running ways) Asphalt 2009 www.flickr.com
Grade-separated intersections, corridor (Traffic engineering) None 2013
Fixed signal priority (Traffic engineering) None 2013
Dynamic signal priority (Traffic engineering) Partial 2013 www.commtrans.org
Stations, corridor (Stations) 14 2016 www.commtrans.org
Station spacing, corridor (m) (Stations) 1921,4 2013 Calculated using corridor length and stations
Enhanced stations (Stations) No 2013
Pre-board fare collection, corridor (Stations) All 2013 www.commtrans.org
Overtaking lanes, corridor (Stations) None 2013
Station boarding level, corridor (Stations) Low-level platform 2013 www.commtrans.org
Type of bus guidance (ITS) None 2013
Peak frequency, corridor (buses per hour per direction) (Travel time) 5 2013 www.commtrans.org
Operating speed, corridor (Travel time)
Express services (Travel time) No
Speed limit (km/h) (Travel time) 80 2012 Google Maps
Real time information, corridor (Comfort) All 2011 www.apta.com
Physically integrated feeders (Comfort)
Total cost per kilometer, corridor (US$ million per km) (Cost) 1,059 2011 www.apta.com
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)