Bus Rapid Transit, Volume 1: Case Studies in Bus Rapid Transit

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land use - planning, mode - bus, mode - bus rapid transit


Applications, Bus rapid transit, Case studies, Guidelines, Implementation, Operations, Performance, Planning


This report, which is published as a two-volume set, identifies the potential range of bus rapid transit (BRT) applications through 26 case studies and provides planning and implementation guidelines for BRT. This report will be useful to policy-makers, chief executive officers, and senior managers. This volume, Volume 1, provides information on the potential range of BRT applications, planning and implementation background, and system description, including the operations and performance elements. Volume 2 discusses the main components of BRT and describes BRT concepts, planning considerations, key issues, the system development process, desirable conditions for BRT, and general planning principles. It also provides an overview of system types.


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