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Shanghai
Peak throughput (passengers / hr / direction): 2,820  East of Kaixuan Rd station, AM peak, west-east, 2017.6.25   
Year system commenced: 2017   
System name: Shanghai medium volume 71 road   
Number of BRT stations: 25   

Performance

Peak throughput (passengers / hr / direction): 2,820  East of Kaixuan Rd station, AM peak, west-east, 2017.6.25   
Peak buses / hr / direction: 22  Kaixuan Rd station, AM peak, west-east, 2017.6.25   
City centre peak hour speed: 16 km/hr  AM peak survey 2017.6.21, PM peak survey 2017.7.21   
Full corridor peak hour speed: 16 km/hr  AM peak survey 2017.6.21, PM peak survey 2017.7.21   
BRT system coverage (2-way roads) (1 fare): 17.9 km   
Operational mode: trunk-only   
Routes operating both inside & outside BRT roads: 0   
Routes operating only in busway corridors: 2   
System passenger-trips per day: 46,000   http://baike.baidu.com
Average bus occupancy (peak direction & point): 128   
Network of routes and corridors   
High peak period operational speed (>20km/hr)   
Faster than a trotting donkey   
Buses operating both in & out of BRT corridors   
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 special BRT buses: 68   
Fleet of regular buses using BRT stations: 0   
Fleet of 18m or larger BRT buses: 40   
Fleet of integrated BRT feeder buses: 0   
Type of fare collection / verification technology: Card, cash   
Location of bus doorways: Left side  traffic is on the right   
Number of doors in BRT buses: 2-3  2 for 12m, 3 for 18m   
BRT vehicle length: 12m, 18m   
No. of seats in 12m BRT buses: 25   
No. of seats in 18m BRT buses: 35   
BRT vehicle fuel: electric   
BRT bus manufacturer: Yutong   
Real-time next bus information displays   
Distinctive BRT buses   
Sliding doors in BRT stations   
Low-emission vehicle technology (≥Euro III)   
Automated fare collection and fare verification   
System control centre   
High-quality passenger information on buses   
Audio announcements on BRT buses   
Real-time CCTV surveillance at all stations   

Other

Year system commenced: 2017   
System name: Shanghai medium volume 71 road   
Distinctive marketing identity for system   


Infrastructure

Number of BRT stations: 25   
Stations with functioning passing lanes: 0   
Most station substops: 1   
Location of busway lanes: Centre of roadway  Mostly underneath an elevated road   
Total length of dedicated busway: 17.5 km   
Length including mixed traffic portions: 17.9 km   
Average distance between stations: 745m   
Number of corridors: 1   
Number of BRT terminals: 2   
Number of BRT depots: 1   
Segregated busways or bus-only roadways   
Enhanced station (more than just a bus shelter)   
Overtaking lanes at more than 75% of stations   
Bike sharing in vicinity of BRT stations   
Wheelchair accessible stations   
Distinctive BRT stations   
>1 substop at >75% of stations (requires overtaking)   
Includes BRT-only tunnels or bridges   
>1 stop position at stopping area at >75% of stations   
Stations away from intersections   
Station size based on passenger demand   
Full weather protection on most station platforms   
Full weather protection on all station platforms   
Covered station access   
Escalators/lifts at >20% of stations with bridges/tunnels   
Level boarding and alighting   
High-quality passenger information at stations   
Bicycle parking at BRT stations   
Segregated bike lanes along main corridor(s)   
Improvements to nearby public space   
Physical BRT laneway dividers   

Regulation & costs

Fare type (flat fare or distance-based): flat fare   
Median cash fare: 2 yuan   
Median smart card fare: 2 yuan   
Infrastructure cost per km: 1 billion yuan+ for 17.5km  2017 value   
BRT bus operator(s): Shanghai Bashi Public Transport Co.   
12m BRT bus cost: 1.09 million yuan   
18m BRT bus cost: 2.01m yuan   
Operating hours: 4:30am-11:30pm   
More than one BRT bus operator   
Pre-board fare collection and fare verification   
Payment per bus-kilometre rather than per passenger   
No operational subsidy from government     subsidy needed
Buses paid for by operators rather than government   
BRT authority plans and controls the system   

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