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Quito BRT

Updated: 19 October 2008    Full page map    Quito BRT photos

Quito
Peak throughput (passengers / hr / direction): 6,000  In corridor 3. Corridors 1 and 2: 3,500 (October 2008)   
Number of BRT stations: 76   

Performance

Peak throughput (passengers / hr / direction): 6,000  In corridor 3. Corridors 1 and 2: 3,500 (October 2008)   
Peak buses / hr / direction: 60  In corridor 3; around 30 in corridors 1 and 2   
BRT system coverage (2-way roads) (1 fare): 37 km   
Operational mode: trunk-feeder   
Routes operating both inside & outside BRT roads: 0   
Average bus occupancy (peak direction & point): 100   
Network of routes and corridors   
High peak period operational speed (>20km/hr)   
Buses operating both in & out of BRT corridors     Integrated feeders
Most bus passengers in BRT corridors carried by BRT buses   
Net time saving for bus passengers in corridor   
Throughput >20,000 passengers/hr (one direction)   
Throughput >10,000 passengers/hr (one direction)   
Carries more than a mixed traffic lane (2500 pphpd)   

Vehicles & ITS

Fleet of regular buses using BRT stations: 0   
Location of bus doorways: Right side  Though corridor 2 is left side   
Number of doors in BRT buses: 3   
BRT vehicle length: ~17m   
BRT vehicle fuel: diesel  Corridor 1 electric trolleybus   
Real-time next bus information displays     Line 1, but not lines 2 or 3
Distinctive BRT buses   
Sliding doors in BRT stations   
Low-emission vehicle technology (≥Euro III)   
Automated fare collection and fare verification   
High-quality passenger information on buses   

Other

BRT Standard score (GOLD, SILVER, BRONZE): BRONZE   
Distinctive marketing identity for system     But the 3 lines are all different


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