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El BRTData reúne información sobre sistemas prioritarios de autobús de todo el mundo. La plataforma es fuente de investigación para académicos, periodistas, estudiantes y técnicos municipales, además de proporcionar bases técnicas para la toma de decisiones relacionadas con el transporte público.

Los datos presentados abarcan sistemas BRT (Bus Rapid Transit - carriles de autobuses alineados al centro y segregado, estaciones con prepago y abordaje a nivel) y sistemas prioritarios de autobús: ciudades con carriles de buses, pero sin algunos de los elementos que componen un BRT. El sitio permite conocer los sistemas y los corredores de cada ciudad, la comparación de indicadores y generar gráficos.

El BRTData es un proyecto de BRT+ CoE, un Centro de Excelencia en BRT, y de WRI, con colaboración de Instituto de Políticas para el Transporte y el Desarrollo (ITDP). La plataforma es actualizada mensualmente con datos confiables e verificados por WRI Brasil Ross Centro para Ciudades Sustentables.

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SYSTEM LEVEL

60.000

Passengers per Day

2.529.403

Population

18 km

Total Length

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Medellín, Colombia - metroplús

 

Medellín has 2.529.403 inhabitants. 51% of total trips are made by public transport, as showed in the graph below.

 

MODAL SPLIT - MEDELLíN

The city has started the system in 2011 and now counts with 2 bus priority corridors consisting of 18 kilometers and benefiting 60.000 passengers every day. The average operational speed of the system is 16 km/h.

 

SYSTEM LENGTH IN RELATION TO Colombia

 

DAILY DEMAND IN RELATION TO Colombia

Some technical details about corridors are presented in the table below.

 

 

Corridor NameDaily demand, corridor (passengers per day)Corridor length (km)Stations, corridorCorridor NameDaily demand, corridor (passengers per day)Corridor length (km)Stations, corridor
Línea 1 52.000 12,5 19
Línea 2 8.000 5,5 8

Curiosities

SYSTEM Indicators

Indicator Value Date Source
GDP per capita (US$) (General info) 5.335 2020 databank.worldbank.org
Population, city (General info) 2.529.403 2018 DANE
Population, metro area (General info) 3.442.197 pt.wikipedia.org
Population density, metropolitan area (General info) 5.840 pt.wikipedia.org
Modal split % public transport (General info) 51 issuu.com
Modal split % private transport (General info) 19 issuu.com
Modal split % non motorized (General info) 30 issuu.com
System name (System info) Metroplús
Corridors (System info) 2 2013
Year system commenced (System info) 2011
Transit agency (System info) Empresa de Transporte Masivo del Valle de Aburrá Ltda. (Metro) www.metroplus.gov.co
Standard fare (US$) (System info) 0,59 2019 www.medellin.gov.co
Annual fare revenue (US$ millions) (System info) 7,43 Calculated using annual demand and fare
Fare integration within the system (System info) Yes 2013 www.metroplus.gov.co
Citywide fare integration (other modes) (System info) Yes 2013 www.metroplus.gov.co
Integration terminals (System info) 2 2013 www.metroplus.gov.co
Transfer stations (System info) 2 2013 www.metroplus.gov.co
Peak load (passengers per hour per direction) (System info) 2.450 2013 Metroplús
Daily demand (passengers per day) (System info) 60.000
Annual demand (passengers per year) (System info) 18.000.000 Calculated using daily demand and 300 working days
Capital productivity (boardings per bus per day) (System info) 672 2012
Operational productivity (IPK) (System info) 9,6 2012 Metroplús
Operations control center (System info) All 2013 www.metroplus.gov.co
Trunk lines (System info) 2
Feeder routes (System info) 25 2013 Metroplús
Depots (System info) 1 2013 Metroplús
System length (km) (Additional Information) 18
Position of with-flow lanes (Additional Information) Curbside & Median
Position of counterflow lanes (Additional Information) N/A 2011
Position of bus doors (Additional Information) Left & Right 2011
Lane material on running ways (Additional Information) Asphalt & Concrete 2013
Lane material at stations (Additional Information) Asphalt & Concrete 2013
Stations (Additional Information) 29 2013
Station spacing (m) (Additional Information) 640
Pre-board fare collection (Additional Information) Partial 2013 Metroplús
Overtaking lanes (Additional Information) Partial
Station boarding level (Additional Information) High level platform & On-street, no level boarding
Real time information (Additional Information) None
Peak frequency (buses per hour) (Additional Information) 40 2013 Metroplús
Operating speed (Additional Information) 16
Total fleet (System fleet) 67 2012 www.slideshare.net
Fleet, standard buses (System fleet) 47 2012 www.slideshare.net
Average age, standard buses (System fleet) 1 2013 Metroplús
Propulsion, standard buses (System fleet) Electric 2012 Metroplús
Fuel type, standard buses (System fleet) CNG 2012 Metroplús
Fuel economy, standard buses (System fleet) 1,2 2012 Metroplús
Fleet, articulated buses (System fleet) 20 2012 www.metroplus.gov.co
Average age, articulated buses (System fleet) 1 2013 Metroplús
Propulsion, articulated buses (System fleet) Electric 2012 Metroplús
Fuel type, articulated buses (System fleet) CNG 2012 Metroplús
Fuel economy, articulated buses (System fleet) 1,2 2012 Metroplús
Fleet, bi-articulated buses (System fleet) 0 2012
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
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) CNG 2013 www.metroplus.gov.co
City's diesel sulfur content (ppm) (System fleet) S50 2013 www.metroplus.gov.co
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)
Equipment cost (US$ million) (System cost)
Annual operational cost (US$ million) (System cost)
User rating (System image) Good 2009 Trolmerida
Brand and logo (System image) Yes www.metroplus.gov.co
Unique bus livery (System image) Yes www.metroplus.gov.co
Citywide annual road fatalities (System road safety)
Citywide annual injuries (System road safety) 23.087 01/07/05 www.datos.gov.co

CORRIDOR Indicators - Línea 1

Indicator Value Date Source
Corridor Name (Corridor info) Línea 1 www.metroplus.gov.co
Corridor classification (Corridor info) BRT 2013 ITDP
BRT Standard (Corridor info) Silver 2013 www.itdp.org
Year corridor commenced (Corridor info) 2011
Corridor service (Corridor info) Trunk lines with feeder routes 2013 Metroplús
Peak load, corridor (passengers per hour per direction) (Corridor info) 2.450 2013 Metroplús
Daily demand, corridor (passengers per day) (Corridor info) 52.000 2013 Metroplús
Trunk lines, corridor (Corridor info) 1 2013 www.metroplus.gov.co
Corridor length (km) (Running ways) 12,5 www.metroplus.gov.co
Length of segregated lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 12,5
Length of segregated counterflow lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 0
Length of exclusive lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 0
Mixed traffic with-flow length, corridor (km) (Running ways) 0
Position of with-flow lanes, corridor (Running ways) Median
Position of counterflow lanes, corridor (Running ways) N/A
Position of bus doors, corridor (Running ways) Left
Lane material on running ways, corridor (Running ways) Concrete 2012 www.metroplus.gov.co
Lane material at stations, corridor (Running ways) Concrete 2012 www.metroplus.gov.co
Grade-separated intersections, corridor (Traffic engineering) None
Fixed signal priority (Traffic engineering) None
Dynamic signal priority (Traffic engineering) None
Stations, corridor (Stations) 19 2017 metroplus.gov.co
Station spacing, corridor (m) (Stations) 657,9 Calculated using corridor length and stations
Infrastructure cost per kilometer, corridor (US$ million per km) (Cost)

CORRIDOR Indicators - Línea 2

Indicator Value Date Source
Corridor Name (Corridor info) Línea 2 www.metroplus.gov.co
Corridor classification (Corridor info) BRT 2016 ITDP
BRT Standard (Corridor info) BRT 2016 ITDP Preliminary assessment
Year corridor commenced (Corridor info) 2013
Corridor service (Corridor info) Trunk lines with feeder routes 2013 Metroplús
Peak load, corridor (passengers per hour per direction) (Corridor info)
Daily demand, corridor (passengers per day) (Corridor info) 8.000 2013 Metroplús
Trunk lines, corridor (Corridor info) 1 2013 www.metroplus.gov.co
Corridor length (km) (Running ways) 5,5 2013 Metroplús
Length of segregated lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 5,5 2013 Metroplús
Length of segregated counterflow lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 0
Length of exclusive lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 0
Mixed traffic with-flow length, corridor (km) (Running ways) 0
Position of with-flow lanes, corridor (Running ways) Curbside 2013 Metroplús
Position of counterflow lanes, corridor (Running ways) N/A
Position of bus doors, corridor (Running ways) Right 2013 Metroplús
Lane material on running ways, corridor (Running ways) Asphalt 2013 Metroplús
Lane material at stations, corridor (Running ways) Asphalt 2013 Metroplús
Grade-separated intersections, corridor (Traffic engineering) None
Fixed signal priority (Traffic engineering) None
Dynamic signal priority (Traffic engineering) None
Stations, corridor (Stations) 8 2013 Metroplús
Station spacing, corridor (m) (Stations) 685 Calculated using corridor length and stations
Infrastructure cost per kilometer, corridor (US$ million per km) (Cost)

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