Peak throughput (passengers/hr/direction): 4,510
West of Mavumbi Station 4-Jul-2012 AM Peak
Peak city centre buses/hr/direction: 64
Mavumbi Station 4-Jul-2012 AM Peak
BRT Standard score (Gold, Silver, Bronze): SILVER
Year system commenced: 2010
System name: Rea Vaya
Operational mode: hybrid
Qualitative parameters
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 corridor in BRT buses In some segments
Overtaking lanes at more than half 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 per hr per direction
Throughput >10,000 passengers per hr per 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 Rea Vaya
Distinctive BRT stations
Multiple stopping areas / substops
Includes BRT-only tunnels or bridges
Sliding doors in BRT stations
Stations away from intersections
Payment per bus-kilometre rather than per passenger
BRT buses paid for by operators rather than government
Independently operated and managed fare collection system
Low-emission vehicle technology (≥Euro III)
Automated fare collection and fare verification system Plans to implement soon
Station size based on passenger demand
Full weather protection on most station platforms
Full weather protection on all station platforms
Signal priority or grade separation at intersections
At-level boarding and alighting
High-quality passenger information at stations
High-quality passenger information on buses
Audio announcements on BRT buses
Bicycle parking at BRT stations
Segregated bike lanes along main corridor(s)