Urumqi BRT
Peak throughput (passengers/hr/direction): 5,470 North of Youailu station, PM peak, S-N, 2015.11.27
Peak city centre buses/hr/direction: 93 Hongshan station, AM peak, N-S, 2015.11.27
BRT Standard score (GOLD, SILVER, BRONZE): Non-BRT Corridor 1 is Bronze, others Non-BRT
Year system commenced: 2011 Trial August, operation Sept 11. Line 4 opened Sept. 2012
System name: BRT
City centre peak hour speed: 13 km/hr Surveys 2011.11.29, 2012.01.4-5, 2012.9.24, 2015.11.27 AM & PM
BRT system coverage (2-way roads) (1 fare): 37.2 km
Operational mode: trunk-only
Number of BRT stations: 58 includes 4 one-way stations
Qualitative parameters
Segregated busways or bus-only roadways     Many mixed traffic and poorly enforced curbside sections
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   
Net time saving for bus passengers in corridor     Probably not, given the low speeds
Overtaking lanes at more than 75% of stations   
Real-time next bus information displays   
Bike sharing in vicinity of BRT stations   
Wheelchair accessible stations   
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     BRT
Distinctive BRT stations   
>1 substop at >75% of stations (requires overtaking)     Yes, but they don't function, as no 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
Buses paid for by operators rather than government   
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     Except for Laodongjie station
Signal priority or grade separation at intersections     Major delays at many intersections
Level boarding and alighting     level but sometimes large gap
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)   
Improvements to nearby public space