Global BRTData


About Global BRTData

The BRTData gathers information on 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 BRT systems (Bus Rapid Transit - median-aligned and segregated bus lanes, pre-board fare collection, and platform-level boarding) and bus priority systems: cities with dedicated bus lanes, but 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 BRT+ CoE, a Center of Excellence in BRT, and by WRI, with collaboration of the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP). The platform is monthly updated with reliable data and verified by WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities.






Port of Spain - Arima, Trinidad and Tobago


Port of Spain - Arima has 442,579 inhabitants.




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
Priority Bus Route 24.9 None None On-street, no level boarding


SYSTEM Indicators

Indicator Value Date Source
GDP per capita (US$) (General info) 15425.6 2020
Population, city (General info) 442,579 2000, population of Port of Spain, San Juan-Laventille, Tanapuna-Piarco and Arima
Population, metro area (General info) 442,579 2000, population of Port of Spain, San Juan-Laventille, Tanapuna-Piarco and Arima
Population density, metropolitan area (General info) 573.1 2010
Modal split % public transport (General info)
Modal split % private transport (General info)
Modal split % non motorized (General info)
System name (System info)
Corridors (System info) 1
Year system commenced (System info) 2011
Transit agency (System info) PTSC 2014
Standard fare (US$) (System info) 0.37 2015
Annual fare revenue (US$ millions) (System info)
Fare integration within the system (System info) Yes 2014
Citywide fare integration (other modes) (System info)
Integration terminals (System info)
Transfer stations (System info)
Peak load (passengers per hour per direction) (System info)
Daily demand (passengers per day) (System info)
Annual demand (passengers per year) (System info)
Capital productivity (boardings per bus per day) (System info)
Operational productivity (IPK) (System info)
Operations control center (System info)
Trunk lines (System info)
Feeder routes (System info)
Depots (System info)
System length (km) (Additional Information) 24.9 2014 Google Maps
Position of with-flow lanes (Additional Information) Median 2011
Position of counterflow lanes (Additional Information) N/A
Position of bus doors (Additional Information) Left 2011
Lane material on running ways (Additional Information) Asphalt 2011
Lane material at stations (Additional Information) Asphalt 2011
Stations (Additional Information)
Station spacing (m) (Additional Information)
Pre-board fare collection (Additional Information) None 2011
Overtaking lanes (Additional Information) None 2011
Station boarding level (Additional Information) On-street, no level boarding 2011
Real time information (Additional Information) None 2011
Peak frequency (buses per hour) (Additional Information)
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)
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)
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 - Priority Bus Route

Indicator Value Date Source
Corridor Name (Corridor info) Priority Bus Route 01/07/05
Corridor classification (Corridor info)
BRT Standard (Corridor info)
Year corridor commenced (Corridor info) 2011
Corridor service (Corridor info) Conventional bus services 2011
Peak load, corridor (passengers per hour per direction) (Corridor info)
Daily demand, corridor (passengers per day) (Corridor info)
Trunk lines, corridor (Corridor info)
Corridor length (km) (Running ways) 24.9 2014 Google Maps
Length of segregated lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 24.9 2014 Google Maps
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 2011
Position of counterflow lanes, corridor (Running ways) N/A
Position of bus doors, corridor (Running ways) Left 2011
Lane material on running ways, corridor (Running ways) Asphalt 2011
Lane material at stations, corridor (Running ways) Asphalt 2011
Grade-separated intersections, corridor (Traffic engineering) None
Fixed signal priority (Traffic engineering)
Dynamic signal priority (Traffic engineering)
Stations, corridor (Stations)
Station spacing, corridor (m) (Stations)
Enhanced stations (Stations) No 2011
Pre-board fare collection, corridor (Stations) None 2011
Overtaking lanes, corridor (Stations) None 2011
Station boarding level, corridor (Stations) On-street, no level boarding 2011
Type of bus guidance (ITS) None 2011
Peak frequency, corridor (buses per hour per direction) (Travel time)
Operating speed, corridor (Travel time)
Express services (Travel time)
Speed limit (km/h) (Travel time)
Real time information, corridor (Comfort) None 2011
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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