Johannesburg Rea Vaya
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 Phase 1A Silver, Phase 1B Bronze
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   
Most bus passengers in BRT corridors carried by BRT buses     In some segments
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     Rea Vaya
Distinctive BRT stations   
>1 substop at >75% of stations (requires overtaking)   
Includes BRT-only tunnels or bridges   
>1 stop position at stopping area at >75% of stations   
Sliding doors in BRT stations   
Stations away from intersections   
Payment per bus-kilometre rather than per passenger   
Buses paid for by operators rather than government   
Low-emission vehicle technology (≥Euro III)   
Automated fare collection and fare verification     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   
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)