Peak throughput (passengers/hr/direction): 6,950
North-south, AM peak, 24-Sept-2012 north of Hongshan Stn
Peak city centre buses/hr/direction: 87
North-south, AM peak, 24-Sep-12 north of Hongshan Stn
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: 10-13 km/hr
Multiple surveys, 29-Nov-2011, 4-5 Jan 2012, 24-Sep-12. 4-phase intersections; station delays
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
Majority of bus passengers in corridor in BRT buses
Net time saving for bus passengers in corridor Probably not, given the low speeds
Overtaking lanes at more than half of stations
Real-time next bus information displays
Bike sharing in vicinity of BRT stations
Wheelchair accessible stations
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 BRT
Distinctive BRT stations
Multiple stopping areas / substops Yes, but they don't function, as no overtaking
Includes BRT-only tunnels or bridges
More than one stopping position at each stop area
Sliding doors in BRT stations
Stations away from intersections
No operational subsidy from government subsidy needed
BRT buses paid for by operators rather than government
Automated fare collection and fare verification system
Station size based on passenger demand
Full weather protection on most station platforms
Full weather protection on all station platforms
Covered station access
Signal priority or grade separation at intersections Major delays at many intersections
At-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