Rubén M.Cenzano

Chartered Civil Engineer specialised in Transportation

Ingeniero de Caminos especialista en Transporte

BRT hits 400 corridors worldwide

Posted On Tuesday, 6 October 2015


Bus rapid transit (BRT) recently reached a global milestone, as the number of mapped BRT corridors and systems in BRTData.org's database passed 400.

BRTData’s most recent update shows that there are now 402 mapped BRT corridors and bus lanes, stretching over 5229 kilometres worldwide and serving 32.5 million passengers/day. The significance of this figure is twofold: first, it shows that many cities worldwide are becoming increasingly interested in sustainable modes of transport; secondly, the figure is a reflection of the vast amount of free and accessible data that exists online to support the case for BRT.

With 141 cities currently planning or constructing new BRT systems, online data is key for ensuring that this new transport mode sees even greater success in the future.

Via WRI.
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