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The BRTData gathers information on Bus Rapid Transit – BRT and bus priority systems in cities around the world. The platform is source of research for academics, journalists, students and municipal technicians, as well as provides technical background for decision making regarding public transport.

The data presented contemplate full BRT systems (dedicated bus lanes, unique brand, platform-level boarding, pre-board fare collection, and real time user information) and priority bus systems: cities with dedicated bus lanes, bus without some of the elements of a BRT. The website allows the user to know the systems and corridors of each city, compare indicators and generate graphs.

The BRTData was developed by Across Latitudes and Cultures – Bus Rapid Transit (ALC-BRT), a center of excellence (CoE) in BRT, and by WRI, with collaboration of the Latin American Association of Integrated Transport Systems and BRT (SIBRT) and the International Energy Agency (IEA). The platform is monthly updated with reliable data and verified by WRI Brasil Sustainable Cities.

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Adelaide, Australia - o-bahn

 

Adelaide has 1,168,000 inhabitants. 10% of total trips are made by public transport, as showed in the graph below.

 

MODAL SPLIT - ADELAIDE

The city has started the system in 1986 and now counts with 1 bus priority corridors consisting of 12 kilometers and benefiting 32,000 passengers every day. The average operational speed of the system is 80,0 km/h.

 

SYSTEM LENGTH IN RELATION TO Australia

 

DAILY DEMAND IN RELATION TO Australia

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
North East Busway 32,000 12,00 3 None All On-street, no level boarding 80,0

Curiosities

SYSTEM Indicators

Indicator Value Date Source
GDP per capita (US$) (General info) 56,328 2015 databank.worldbank.org
Population, city (General info) 1,168,000 2010 UN Habitat
Population, metro area (General info) 1,225,235 2011 abs.gov.au
Population density, metropolitan area (General info) 671 2011
Modal split % public transport (General info) 10 2011 mams.rmit.edu.au
Modal split % private transport (General info) 84 2011 mams.rmit.edu.au
Modal split % non motorized (General info) 6 2011 mams.rmit.edu.au
System name (System info) O-Bahn
Corridors (System info) 1 2014 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Year system commenced (System info) 1986 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Transit agency (System info) Adelaide Metro 2014 www.adelaidemetro.com.au
Standard fare (US$) (System info) 3,99 2016, with prepaid card is US$2.96 www.adelaidemetro.com.au
Annual fare revenue (US$ millions) (System info) 23,47 Calculated using annual demand and fare
Fare integration within the system (System info) Yes 2014 www.adelaidemetro.com.au
Citywide fare integration (other modes) (System info) Yes 2014 www.adelaidemetro.com.au
Integration terminals (System info) 0
Transfer stations (System info) 0
Peak load (passengers per hour per direction) (System info) 6,700 2012 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Daily demand (passengers per day) (System info) 32,000 2012 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Annual demand (passengers per year) (System info) 8,400,000 2012 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Capital productivity (boardings per bus per day) (System info)
Operational productivity (IPK) (System info) 1,20 2009 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Operations control center (System info) All 2014 Adelaide Metro
Trunk lines (System info) 0 2013 Adelaide, Australia: O-Bahn guided busway
Feeder routes (System info) 0 2013 Adelaide, Australia: O-Bahn guided busway
Depots (System info)
System length (km) (Additional Information) 12,00 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Position of with-flow lanes (Additional Information) Separated ROW 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Position of counterflow lanes (Additional Information) N/A 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Position of bus doors (Additional Information) Left 2014 Google Maps
Lane material on running ways (Additional Information) Concrete 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Lane material at stations (Additional Information) Concrete 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Stations (Additional Information) 3 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Station spacing (m) (Additional Information) 5000,0 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Pre-board fare collection (Additional Information) None 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Overtaking lanes (Additional Information) All 2014 Google Maps
Station boarding level (Additional Information) On-street, no level boarding 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Real time information (Additional Information) None 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Peak frequency (buses per hour) (Additional Information) 85 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Operating speed (Additional Information) 80,0 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Total fleet (System fleet) 118 2006 Graham Currie. (2006) Bus Rapid Transit in Australasia: Performance, Lessons Learned and Futures. Journal of Public Transportation, Journal of Public Transportation, 2006 BRT Special Edition www.nctr.usf.edu
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) 0 2013
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 2013
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)
City's diesel sulfur content (ppm) (System fleet)
Total cost per kilometer (US$ million per km) (System cost) 10,250 1989 Adelaide, Australia: O-Bahn guided busway
Planning cost (US$ million) (System cost) 1,625 1989 Adelaide, Australia: O-Bahn guided busway
Capital cost per kilometer (US$ million per km) (System cost) 10,187 1989 Adelaide, Australia: O-Bahn guided busway
Infrastructure cost per kilometer (US$ million per km) (System cost) 7,635 1989 Adelaide, Australia: O-Bahn guided busway
Equipment cost (US$ million) (System cost) 30,625 1989 Adelaide, Australia: O-Bahn guided busway
Annual operational cost (US$ million) (System cost)
User rating (System image)
Brand and logo (System image) No 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Unique bus livery (System image) No 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Citywide annual road fatalities (System road safety)
Citywide annual injuries (System road safety)

CORRIDOR Indicators - North East Busway

Indicator Value Date Source
Corridor Name (Corridor info) North East Busway Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Year corridor commenced (Corridor info) 1986 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Corridor service (Corridor info) Conventional bus services 2013 Adelaide, Australia: O-Bahn guided busway
Peak load, corridor (passengers per hour per direction) (Corridor info) 6,700 2012 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Daily demand, corridor (passengers per day) (Corridor info) 32,000 2012 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Trunk lines, corridor (Corridor info) 0 2013 Adelaide, Australia: O-Bahn guided busway
Corridor length (km) (Running ways) 12,00 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Length of segregated lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 0,00 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Length of segregated counterflow lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 0,00 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Length of exclusive lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 12,00 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Mixed traffic with-flow length, corridor (km) (Running ways) 0,00 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Position of with-flow lanes, corridor (Running ways) Separated ROW 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Position of counterflow lanes, corridor (Running ways) N/A 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Position of bus doors, corridor (Running ways) Left 2014 Google Maps
Lane material on running ways, corridor (Running ways) Concrete 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Lane material at stations, corridor (Running ways) Concrete 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Grade-separated intersections, corridor (Traffic engineering) All 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Fixed signal priority (Traffic engineering) None 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Dynamic signal priority (Traffic engineering) All 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Stations, corridor (Stations) 3 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Station spacing, corridor (m) (Stations) 5000,0 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Enhanced stations (Stations) Yes 2013 Adelaide, Australia: O-Bahn guided busway
Pre-board fare collection, corridor (Stations) None 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Overtaking lanes, corridor (Stations) All 2014 Google Maps
Station boarding level, corridor (Stations) On-street, no level boarding 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Type of bus guidance (ITS) Physical 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Peak frequency, corridor (buses per hour per direction) (Travel time) 85 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Operating speed, corridor (Travel time) 80,0 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Express services (Travel time) No 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Speed limit (km/h) (Travel time) 100 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Real time information, corridor (Comfort) None 2013 Currie G; Delbosc, A; Assessing bus rapid transit system performance in Australasia
Physically integrated feeders (Comfort)
Total cost per kilometer, corridor (US$ million per km) (Cost) 10,250 1989 Adelaide, Australia: O-Bahn guided busway
Planning cost, corridor (US$ million) (Cost) 1,625 1989 Adelaide, Australia: O-Bahn guided busway
Infrastructure cost per kilometer, corridor (US$ million per km) (Cost) 7,635 1989 Adelaide, Australia: O-Bahn guided busway
User rating, corridor (Quality of service)
Corridor annual fatalities (Road Safety)

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