List of bus rapid transit systems
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This is a list of bus rapid transit (BRT) systems that are either currently in operation or have begun construction. The term "BRT" has been applied to a wide range of bus services. In 2012, the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) published a "BRT Standard" to make it easier to standardize and compare different bus services.
- 1 Africa
- 2 Asia
- 3 Europe
- 4 North America
- 5 Oceania
- 6 South America
- 7 See also
- 8 Notes
- 9 References
- 10 External links
- Cape Town, South Africa : The City's MyCiTi BRT system started operations in May 2010, just before the 2010 World Cup. Its first service was a shuttle from the Airport to the CBD. The initial Phase 1A trunk and feeder services started operating in May 2011. It is expected that the remainder of Phase 1A construction will be complete in 2014 and 1B in 2015.
- Johannesburg, South Africa : The Rea Vaya (meaning "we are moving") The first phase (phase 1A) was opened to the public on 30 August 2009. Expansion of BRT system is under construction and in many cases both the stations and roadworks have either been completed or are in the final stages. The system was partially opened for the 2010 World Cup with the full system linking majority of Johannesburg from Soweto in the south to beyond Sandton in the north. Buses include those able to use both the BRT stations and general bus stops as well to act as feeders for the network, others are articulated and can use the BRT stations only.
- Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa: A BRT system is being implemented in the city for the 2010 World Cup. At the moment, the bus lanes are being built throughout the city. Buses are being built by Marcopolo.
- Tshwane, South Africa: A Re Yeng meaning [Let's Go]. Construction began in July 2012 and as of that time.
- Rustenburg, South Africa: The Yarona (meaning "it is ours") BRT system is under construction. The initial Phase 1A trunk and feeder services expected to launch during 2016.
- Dar-es-Salaam has already started constructing a highway for bus rapid transit system in place. 27 km have been constructed in the major city of Dar es Salaam Morogoro Road.
- Kampala, Uganda: Planning to introduce BRT system in Kampala by 2014. Pioneer Easy Buses Company started public bus service in Kampala with an estimated 100 buses each with a 60-passenger capacity (30 seated and 30 standing), acquired from China.
More than 30 projects are being implemented or studied in China in some big cities. BRT systems with light blue background are not yet operational but under construction.
|Abbrev.||City||Began oper.||Lines in
|Beijing BRT||北京BRT||BJBRT||Beijing||2004||4||60||54||[Note 4]|
|Xiamen BRT||厦门BRT||XMBRT||Xiamen||2008||3||31||40||[Note 5]|
Existing BRT Systems with segregated lanes
- Ahmedabad: India's most developed and advanced BRT system. Currently uses Chartered Logistics High floor buses. 13 operational BRT lines with 126 BRT stations (all are wheelchair - accessible except two) covering almost 87 km. Fleet of 235 buses.
- Delhi: was the 2nd BRT system in India. Currently uses Tata Marcopolo Bus, some with AC and some without
- Indore: currently uses Corona XL buses (AC, automatic doors, Intelligent Bus System - iBus) running on 10 corridors.
- Pune:currently uses Tata Marcopolo buses was 1st brt in India.
- Rajkot: one line operational, two lines are under construction.
- Surat: Operational since early 2014.
- Bhopal: currently uses Tata Marcopolo buses
Existing BRT Systems without segregated lanes
- Mumbai: currently uses King-Long, Mercedes and Tata buses
These buses are high capacity and thus government has characterised them as BRTS.
- Bhubaneswar; Bhubaneswar BRTS; 2 corridors
- Hyderabad: Hyderabad BRTS; 2 corridors
- Visakhapatnam : Visakapatnam BRTS; 2 corridors
- Bhopal : Bhopal BRTS; 3 corridors
- Hubli-Dharwad: Hubli-Dharwad BRTS; 1
- Amritsar : Amritsar BRTS;7 corridors in phase 1
- Chennai: Chennai BRTS; 1 corridor planned
- Chennai: Chennai RBTW; 15 corridors planned
- Coimbatore: Coimbatore BRTS; 10 corridors planned
- Nagpur: Nagpur BRTS; 1
- Tiruchirappalli: Tiruchirappalli BRTS
- Vijayawada: Vijayawada BRTS; 2
- Tehran : Tehran BRT (10 Lines running)
- Tabriz : Tabriz BRT (1 Line running)
- Isfahan : Isfahan BRT (1 Lines running)
- Kerman : Kerman BRT (2 Lines running)
- Mashad : Mashad BRT (1 Lines running)
- Jakarta : TransJakarta (12 lines running, 15 planned), currently the longest BRT route in The Indonesia with 172 km Network length, it is used by approximately 340,000 people every day and has more than 520 buses in operation
- Yogyakarta : Trans Jogja (8 lines running)
- Bali : Trans Sarbagita (3 lines running, 14 planned )
- Pekanbaru : Trans Metro Pekanbaru (2 lines running (as 2009), another 2 planned due to be operated in 2012)
- Bogor : Trans Pakuan (1 line running, 1 planned) 14 km Network Length
- Batam : Trans Kota Batam (2 lines running)
- Palembang : Trans Musi (2 lines running)
- Bandung : Trans Metro Bandung (2 line running, 11 planned)
- Semarang : Trans Semarang (1 line running)
- Surakarta : Batik Solo Trans (1 line running), Solo Railbus (1 line running)
- Bandar Lampung : Trans Bandar Lampung (7 lines running)
- Makassar : Trans Mamminasata (3 lines running, 8 planned)
- Padang: Trans Padang (1 line running, 5 planned)
- Kesennuma Line: Inter-city railway converted to single-lane BRT following the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami.
- Goyang-Susaek BRT: Opened in April 2010. First BRT in South Korea with bus priority signal system.
- Hanam-Cheonho BRT: Opened in March 2011.
- Sejong : Opened in September 2012.
- Cheongna International City-Gangseo BRT : Opened in July 2013.
- BRT Sunway Line: The first BRT in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This 5.4 km system that connects major areas of Bandar Sunway is operated on a purpose-built elevated lane, and the first of its kind in Asia using electric buses.
Metrobus (Lahore) Buses on the way in Lahore
- Without segregated lanes
- TransLahore: It is a BRT system in Lahore. Lahore Transport Company was established in 1984 to ease the traffic conditions of Lahore and improve bus services. LTC got all the transport responsibilities of traveling in Lahore in December 2001. A BRTS fleet of 650 Buses was introduced. It was named as TransLahore. However, the BRTS did not have dedicated lanes and had to share roads with regular traffic with no right of way privileges. This resulted in a system that was a BRTS only in name.
- With segregated lanes
- Lahore: Metrobus (Lahore) Bus Service was inaugurated On Feb 10, 2013 by CM Punjab Shehbaz Sharif. It consist of 27-kilometres long road track for the Metro Bus Service, from Gajumata to Shahadra, out of this track 8.5 km is elevated. It has 27 bus stations and e-ticketing and Intelligent Transportation System are part of the MBS.
- Islamabad-Rawalpindi: Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metrobus Service is an operational bus rapid transit system which connects key areas in city of Rawalpindi and the national capital city of Islamabad. It is 24 kilometres (15 mi) long, and has 24 stations. The project was inaugurated on 4 June 2015 by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
- Multan Metrobus: Construction of Multan Metrobus started in May 2015 and will be completed in 2016
- Karachi Metrobus: In initial phase two lines will be constructed. On Red Line, the 31-kilometre corridor will run from Safoora to Tower and Sharae Faisal, via University Road, MA Jinnah Road and Sharae Quaideen. It is planned by Institute for Transportation and Development Policy. The Green Line  will extend from Surjani Town to Merewether Tower at a total length of 26 km (16 mi). The Federal government will be financing the majority of the projec Final Report of Green Line prepared for Federal Government
- Peshawar Metrobus is a bus rapid transit system for the city of Peshawar. The project is under the consideration of PTI led Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. PBRT will be a bus rapid transit system.Which will be initially constructed on one red line having length of 18.4 kilometer from Chamkani to Hayatabad area of Peshawar.
- Taichung: BRT Blue Line: Opened in July 2014, running on the city's main street Taiwan Boulevard, but subsequently ceased operation in July 2015 and converted to a conventional bus lane.
- Chiayi: Chiayi BRT running between Chiayi City and THSR Chiayi Station.
- Kaohsiung: Two BRT lines are being planned, with target completion in 2019.
- Bangkok BRT, a system running 16.5 kilometers from Sathon to Ratchapruek. Only 1 out of 5 lines is operating.
- Hanoi: Hanoi BRT
- Helsinki, Finland : "Bussi-Jokeri" and extensive bus lane network in center of Helsinki
- Tampere, Finland : extensive bus lane network in the center
- Turku, Finland : extensive bus lane network in the center
- Belfort : Optymo II
- Caen: "Twisto TVR"
- Cannes : BRT of Cannes, Mandelieu-la-Napoule and Le Cannet Line 1
- Chalon-sur-Saône : BRT Flash
- Clermont-Ferrand : T2C lines B and C
- Dijon: BRT Lianes
- Douai: Évéole
- Évry : First line in France (1975)
- Île-de-France (Greater Paris): Trans-Val-de-Marne (TVM), line 393 and T Zen 1
- La Rochelle : line ILLICO (3)
- Lille : Lianes network of Lille Métropole
- Lorient : BRT Triskell
- Lyon : lines C1, C2 & C3
- Marseille : 5 lines of "TGB"
- Maubeuge : BusWay lines of du Stibus network
- Metz : BRT Mettis
- Nancy : line 2
- Nantes : Busway (line 4) and Chronobus (7 lines in service, 3 in project)
- Nîmes : Line T1 "Tango+"
- Rennes : Chronostar line 4 (C1, C5 and C9 in project)
- Rouen: 3 TEOR lines
- Strasbourg : line G (Gare Centrale <> Espace Européen de l'Entreprise)
- Saint-Nazaire : Hélyce
- Toulouse : Toulouse BRT
- Tours : Line 2 Tempo
- Almere: All city bus lines, "MAXX Almere",
- Eindhoven: Phileas
- Schiphol: Zuidtangent
- Utrecht: Line 28 to the university campus "De Uithof" and to Vleuten
- Enschede: Agglonet
- Barcelona, Catalonia : es:Red Ortogonal de Autobuses de Barcelona ca:Xarxa Ortogonal d'Autobusos de Barcelona
These are cities with specifically designed or branded main bus lines, with dedicated bus lanes along some of the route sections.
- Göteborg: Stombussar
- Stockholm: Blåbussar (Blue buses)
- Malmö: Huvudlinjer (Main lines)
- Jönköping: Citybussarna
- Örebro: Stombussar
- Linköping: Stomlinjer
- Istanbul, Turkey : Metrobus between TUYAP and Söğütlüçeşme, the first full-service bus rapid transit system of the country. It features a fully separated right-of the way without any single contact point with other traffic, and off-bus fare collection.
- Bath: Project proposed,
- Belfast: Approved. The ultimate ambition seems to be for routes running from the city centre to the north, east, south and west with an additional line to Titanic Quarter. The plan is to build three initially and to have them operating by 2017/18.
- Bristol: Bristol City Council in conjunction with the West of England Partnership is proposing MetroBus BRT routes from Ashton Vale to Temple Meads, the North Fringe of Bristol to Hengrove Park, and the A370 Long Ashton bypass to Hengrove Park.
- South East Hampshire Bus Rapit Transit between Gosport and Fareham, Hampshire: A 2.8m (4.5 km) dedicated busway along the former Gosport-Fareham railway line is due to open in April 2012 from Titchborne Way, Gosport to Redlands Lane, Fareham as Phase 1 of a wider scheme. Services will be run by First Hampshire & Dorset under the "Eclipse" brandiing.
- Bradford: 2 km of Guided Busway as well as a further 1 km of un-guided bus lanes created to ease congestion on the busy and congested Manchester Road route into and out of the City Centre.
- Cambridge: Guided Busway runs in a north-west direction from Milton Road to St Ives. Separate Guided Busway runs in a south direction from the station to Trumpington P&R site. Opened 2011. See Cambridgeshire Guided Busway.
- Coventry: Project in study,
- Crawley: Fastway
- Leeds : Guided Busway along York Road A64
- Sheffield: Approved
- Swansea: Swansea FTR Metro - partially segregated, specialised BRT vehicles, on-board payment to customer care attendant, runs every 15 minutes 7am - 7pm (then conventional bus). Planned and designed by Arup.
- Brampton, Ontario: Brampton Transit's Züm
- Calgary, Alberta: Calgary Transit Routes 301, 302, and 305
- Durham Region, Ontario (suburban Toronto): Durham Region Transit's DRT Pulse
- Gatineau, Quebec: Société de transport de l'Outaouais's Rapibus
- Halifax, Nova Scotia: Metro Transit's MetroLink
- Kelowna, British Columbia: Kelowna Regional Transit System's RapidBus (under BC Transit)
- Mississauga, Ontario: Mississauga Transit's Mississauga Transitway
- Montreal, Quebec: Société de transport de Montréal's Route 505
- Ottawa, Ontario: OC Transpo Transitway
- Quebec City, Quebec: Réseau de transport de la Capitale's Métrobus
- Saint John, New Brunswick: Saint John Transit's ComeX Routes
- Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Saskatoon Transit's DART (Direct Access Rapid Transit) lines
- Toronto, Ontario: Toronto Transit Commission's York University Busway
- Vancouver, British Columbia: TransLink's 96 B-Line, 97 B-Line and 99 B-Line
- Waterloo Region, Ontario: Grand River Transit's iXpress
- Winnipeg, Manitoba: Winnipeg Transit's Winnipeg RT
- York Region, Ontario: York Region Transit's Viva
- Guadalajara, Jalisco: Macrobus
- Monterrey, Nuevo León: Ecovia
- León, Guanajuato: Optibus 
- Mexico City, Federal District: Metrobús 
- Ecatepec, State of Mexico: Mexibús
- Chihuahua, Chihuahua: Vivebus
- Puebla, Puebla: RUTA
- Pachuca, Hidalgo: Tuzobus 
- Austin, Texas: Capital Metro's Capital MetroRapid (Some BRT features)
- Albany, New York and Schenectady, New York: Capital District Transportation Authority's BusPlus
- Metro Atlanta, Georgia: MARTA "Q" BRT in DeKalb County
- Boston, Massachusetts: MBTA Silver Line
- Cleveland, Ohio: Greater Cleveland RTA's HealthLine
- El Paso, Texas: Sun Metro's BRIO Line
- Eugene, Oregon: Lane Transit District Emerald Express (EmX)
- Escondido, California: North County Transit District Breeze Rapid
- Everett, Washington (greater Seattle area): Community Transit's Swift
- Federal Way, Washington, Des Moines, Washington, SeaTac, Washington, and Tukwila, Washington (greater Seattle area), and Seattle, Washington: King County Metro's RapidRide (A Line and C Line)
- Fort Collins, Colorado : Transfort's MAX Bus Rapid Transit
- Grand Rapids, Michigan : The Rapid's Silver Line
- Hartford/New Britain, Connecticut: CTtransit's CTfastrak
- Houston, Texas: Harris County Metro's HOV BRT System and Quickline
- Kansas City, Missouri: Kansas City Area Transportation Authority Metro Area Express
- Las Vegas, Nevada: RTC Transit Metropolitan Area Express
- Los Angeles, California: LACMTA Metro Rapid system, Orange Line, and Silver Line
- Miami, Florida: Miami-Dade Transit South Miami-Dade Busway
- Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota: METRO Red Line
- Nashville, Tennessee: Nashville MTA Gallatin Road BRT Route 56
- Newark, New Jersey. New Jersey Transit go bus
- New York City, New York: MTA Regional Bus Operations Select Bus Service
- Orlando, Florida: Lynx Lymmo
- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: SEPTA Route 103
- Phoenix, Arizona: Valley Metro RAPID
- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Port Authority of Allegheny County Martin Luther King Jr. East Busway, West Busway, and South Busway
- Reno, Nevada: RTC of Washoe County RAPID
- Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah Transit Authority MAX
- San Antonio, Texas: VIA Metropolitan Transit Primo Fredericksburg Road BRT
- San Bernardino, California: Via Omnitrans, San Bernardino Metropolitan Express (sbX)
- San Diego, California: San Diego MTS Super Loop
- San Gabriel Valley, California (suburban Los Angeles): Foothill Transit Silver Streak and El Monte Busway
- San Jose, California: Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority Route 522
- Santa Monica, California (suburban Los Angeles): Big Blue Bus Route 3
- Stockton, California: San Joaquin RTD Metro Express
- Adelaide: O-Bahn Busway,
- Brisbane: South-East, Northern and Eastern Busways. See Busways in Brisbane for more information.
- Perth: Causeway (East Perth-Victoria Park), Beaufort Street Inglewood,
- Sydney: Liverpool-Parramatta T-way, Metrobus: North-West T-way and M2 Bus Corridor.
|City||System name||Year commenced||Current Lines||Current route-km||Planned lines||Notes|
|Bogota||Transmilenio||December 2000||12||108||3||Planned: Avenida Primera de Mayo, Avenida Boyaca, Avenida 68.|
|Cali||Masivo Integrado de Occidente||March 2009||6||49 km||1||Finalized phase I, under construction phase II|
|Medellín||Metroplús||2011||2||12.5 km||Line 2 opened 2013 |
|Barranquilla||Transmetro||April 2010||2||13.3 km|
|Bucaramanga||Metrolinea||February 2010||11||50 km|
|Pereira||Megabús||August 2006||3||27 km|
|Cartagena||Transcaribe||(paralyzed work)||6||15.3 km||Under Construction|
- Curitiba: Rede Integrada de Transporte (RIT). The latest corridor, Linha verde, began operations in 2010.
- São Paulo: Expresso Tiradentes; Corredor Metropolitano ABD
- Rio de Janeiro: The first BRT line, TransOeste, opened in June 2012; TransCarioca opened in June 2014; and TransOlimpica is under construction.
- Goiânia: Eixo Anhanguera;
- Porto Alegre: Portais da Cidade. Under construction, due 2014;
- Belo Horizonte. BRT Move
- Salvador. Under construction, due 2014;
- Uberlândia: Corredor Estrutural. Under expansion, to be completed in 2011/2012;
- Brasília: Eixo Sul (Santa Maria & Gama), first BRT line opened in April 2014. Construction of the BRT line Eixo EPTG (Taugatinga) was concluded in 2013, but it is not in operation due to lack of appropriate bus fleet.
- Vitória. Under construction, due 2014.
- Praia Grande. Under construction, due 2014.
Transfer station of Curitiba's RIT latest BRT corridor, Linha Verde (Green line)
- Santiago: Transantiago.
- Concepción: A transit system integrated between electric train "Biotren" and "Biobus" based on dedicated right of ways for buses.
- Quito: "El Trole", a trolleybus BRT system operated by Compañía Trolebús Quito, S.A. Currently there are plans to convert the northernmost portion of the system to light rail. Ecovía and Metrobus diesel BRT lines.
- Guayaquil: Metrovia
- Mérida, Venezuela : "Trolmérida", opened for public use June 18, 2007 as further expansion continues.
- Barquisimeto, Venezuela : "Transbarca", under construction 
- Caracas, Venezuela : "BusCaracas", opened for public use October 3, 2012.
- Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela : "Transguayana", (Planned)
- San Cristóbal, Venezuela : "Tranvitachira", (Planned)
- Implementation of bus rapid transit by country
- Bus rapid transit
- Bus rapid transit creep
- BRT Standard
- Lines in operation counts the number of main lines only.
- Stations connected by transfers are counted as one station, unless otherwise noted.
- Network length refers to track length and lines that share track are counted only once.
- running on the Nan Zhongzhouxian (South Central Axis Line), The line terminates at Qianmen and Demaozhuang
- There are significant sections that are on dedicated elevated roads. BRT one 33.4 km, BRT 1 Interchange 18.7 km, BRT 2 15.3 km.
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- BRT offers celebratory free rides on opening day M&G
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- "Bandarlampung to unveil BRT as passenger-friendly transport". September 22, 2011.
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- "Lahore Metro Bus service inaugurated". The News International. 10 February 2013. Retrieved 24 May 2014.
- "Shahbaz to inaugurate work on Metro Bus Service on Feb 28". Dawn. 28 February 2014. Retrieved 24 May 2014.
- CebuNewsOnline » cebu bus rapid transit system
- Hsy / Hsl
- Evry, un réseau TCSP conçu en cohérence avec la ville nouvelle
- "Belfast Rapid Transit System - Northern Ireland Roads Site". wesleyjohnston.com.
- "MetroBus". Travelwest.
- MARTA BRT
- "CTfastrak.com - HOME". ctfastrak.com.
- "Global BRT Data". BRTDATA.ORG. Retrieved 22 August 2014.
- PROYECTO TRANSGUAYANA. YouTube. 1 August 2008.
- "Inicio - APX Publicidad". apx.com.ve.
- Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide - Institute for Transportation & Development Policy - (available for download in pdf)
- Bus Rapid Transit Practitioner's Guide - TCRP Report 118 - sponsored by FHWA (available for download in pdf)
- BRT in China & selected worldwide systems