Changde BRT
Peak throughput (passengers/hr/direction): 800 South of Huangmuguan station, S-N, PM peak, 21-Mar-2013
Peak city centre buses/hr/direction: 27 Huangmuguan station, S-N, PM peak, 21-Mar-2013
BRT Standard score (GOLD, SILVER, BRONZE): Basic BRT
Year system commenced: 2012
City centre peak hour speed: 31 km/hr Surveys Mar. 2013. Range from 28-35
BRT system coverage (2-way roads) (1 fare): 114 km
Operational mode: direct-service
Number of BRT stations: 24
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)   
Most 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     Western part requires payment on bus
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   
>1 stop position at stopping area at >75% of stations   
Sliding doors in BRT stations   
Stations away from intersections   
No operational subsidy from government     subsidy needed
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   
System control centre   
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   
Real-time CCTV surveillance at all stations   
Bicycle parking at BRT stations   
Segregated bike lanes along main corridor(s)