Peak throughput (passengers/hr/direction): 6,550 West of Xingfuxiang, E-W, PM peak, 19-Mar-2013
Peak city centre buses/hr/direction: 87 Xingfuxiang, E-W, PM peak, 19-Mar-2013
BRT Standard score (Gold, Silver, Bronze): SILVER
Year system commenced: 2013 28-Dec-12 (limited routes); Jan-13 full operation
City centre peak hour speed: 22 km/hr Multiple surveys, Feb. 2013
Number of BRT stations: 15
Qualitative parameters
Segregated busways or bus-only roadways   
Enhanced station (more than just a bus shelter)   
High peak period operational speed (>20km/hr)   
Majority of bus passengers in BRT corridors carried by BRT buses   
Net time saving for bus passengers in corridor   
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/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   Generally yes, but not at all 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   no subsidy
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   Many but not all station accesses covered
Escalators/elevators at >20% of stations with bridges/tunnels   
System control centre   
Signal priority or grade separation at intersections   
At-level boarding and alighting   
Audio announcements on BRT buses   
Real-time CCTV surveillance at all stations   
Segregated bike lanes along main corridor(s)   
BRT authority responsible for planning & control of the system