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Bus Rapid Transit

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Bus Rapid Transit

  • Curitiba BRT

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    Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is a system that emphasizes priority for rapid movement of buses by securing segragated ways. It works in a similar way to light-rail trains or railbased metros, but it operates intead at street level. The BRT of Curitiba transported around 1.2 million passenger per day when launched in 1974.

  • Transmilenio BRT

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    Transmilenio is a BRT system that emphasizes priority for rapid movement of buses by securing segregated carriage way for buses. It uses both articulated buses with a carrying capacity of between 150 and 185 and bi-articulated buses with a carrying capacity of around 270 passengers.  These buses are supplemented by feeder buses. The Transmilenio system transported around 1.25 million passengers per day when launched in 2000.