Segregated busways or bus-only roadways
Network of routes and corridors
Enhanced station (more than just a bus shelter)
High peak period operational speed (>20km/hr)
Buses operating both in & out of BRT corridors
Majority of bus passengers in BRT corridors carried by BRT buses
Net time saving for bus passengers in corridor
Overtaking lanes at more than 75% of stations
Real-time next bus information displays
Bike sharing in vicinity of BRT stations
Wheelchair accessible stations
More than one BRT bus operator
Throughput >20,000 passengers/hr (one direction)
Throughput >10,000 passengers/hr (one direction)
Carries more than a mixed traffic lane (3000 pphpd)
Pre-board fare collection and fare verification
Distinctive BRT buses
Distinctive marketing identity for system
Distinctive BRT stations
>1 substop at >75% of stations (requires overtaking)
Includes BRT-only tunnels or bridges
More than 1 stop position at stopping area at >75% of stations
Sliding doors in BRT stations
Stations away from intersections
Competitively bid operating contracts
Payment per bus-kilometre rather than per passenger
No operational subsidy from government
Buses paid for by operators rather than government
Independently operated and managed fare collection system
Oversight from an independent entity/agency
Low-emission vehicle technology (≥Euro III)
Automated fare collection and fare verification
Station size based on passenger demand
Full weather protection on most station platforms
Full weather protection on all station platforms
Covered station access
Escalators/elevators at >20% of stations with bridges/tunnels
System control centre
Signal priority or grade separation at intersections
At-level boarding and alighting
High-quality passenger information at stations