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Yinchuan
Peak throughput (passengers / hr / direction): 2,770  West of Shangchengs stn, PM peak, E-W, 2015.11.25    [ITDP survey]
Year system commenced: 2012  Opened 10 September   
Number of BRT stations: 22   

Performance

Peak throughput (passengers / hr / direction): 2,770  West of Shangchengs stn, PM peak, E-W, 2015.11.25    [ITDP survey]
Peak buses / hr / direction: 44  Shangchengs stn, PM peak, E-W, 2015.11.25    [ITDP survey]
City centre peak hour speed: 17.2 km/hr  Multiple surveys, 2015.11.25-26    [ITDP survey]
Full corridor peak hour speed: 17.2 km/hr  Multiple surveys, 2015.11.25-26   
Operational mode: direct-service   
Routes operating both inside & outside BRT roads: 10  1,9,31,53,101,102,105,106,508,夜班车   
Routes operating only in busway corridors: 1  B1   
Average bus occupancy (peak direction & point): 64   
Highest peak hour boardings at a single station: 1,000  Shangcheng BRT station, Nanxundongjie, PM peak, 26-Sep-2012   
Network of routes and corridors   
High peak period operational speed (>20km/hr)   
Buses operating both in & out of BRT corridors   
Most bus passengers in BRT corridors carried by BRT buses   
Net time saving for bus passengers in corridor     Likely, in some parts of the 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 special BRT buses: 80  20 12m, 60 18m buses   
Fleet of 18m or larger BRT buses: 60   
Type of fare collection / verification technology: Card, cash   
Location of bus doorways: Right side  traffic is on the right   
Number of doors in BRT buses: 3  2 in the 12m buses   
BRT vehicle length: 12m, 18m   
No. of seats in 12m BRT buses: 29   
No. of seats in 18m BRT buses: 41   
BRT vehicle fuel: CNG   
BRT bus manufacturer: Youngman, Huanghai, Foton   
Fare system vendor: Jiangsu Huimin   
Sliding door system vendor: Jiangsu Huimin   
Surveillance system vendor: Qingdao Hisense   
Real-time next bus information displays   
Distinctive BRT buses   
Sliding doors in BRT stations   
Low-emission vehicle technology (≥Euro III)     CNG, Euro IV
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

BRT Standard score (GOLD, SILVER, BRONZE): BRONZE   
Year system commenced: 2012  Opened 10 September   
Project website: Yinchuan Bus Co   
Distinctive marketing identity for system   


Infrastructure

Number of BRT stations: 22   
Stations with functioning passing lanes: 0   
Most station substops: 1   
Location of busway lanes: Centre of roadway   
Shortest BRT station: ~55m   
Total length of dedicated busway: 21 km   
Length including mixed traffic portions: 17 km   
Station platform width (including walls & doors): 3m   
Station platform height: 35cm   
Average distance between stations: 800m   
Number of corridors: 1   
Number of BRT terminals: 2  Yinchuanxizhan, Qichezhan   
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     Yes (55m and 80m), but not properly functioning
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   
Signal priority or grade separation at intersections   
Level boarding and alighting   
High-quality passenger information at stations   
Bicycle parking at BRT stations   
Segregated bike lanes along main corridor(s)     Yes, except for except Nanxun Dong Jie

Regulation & costs

Fare type (flat fare or distance-based): flat fare   
Median cash fare: 1 yuan   
Median smart card fare: 0.9 yuan  0.9 yuan in peak, 0.7 in off peak hours   
Infrastructure cost per km: 420m yuan for 21km  2012 value. Total cost source: Baidu Baike   
BRT bus operator(s): Yinchuan Bus Co.   
Operating hours: 6:30am-10:00pm   
More than one BRT bus operator   
Pre-board fare collection and fare verification   
No operational subsidy from government     subsidy needed
Oversight from an independent entity/agency   
BRT authority plans and controls the system   

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