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BRT Sunway (Kuala Lumpur)

Updated: 17 November 2015    Full page map    Kuala Lumpur BRT photos

Kualalumpur
Peak throughput (passengers / hr / direction): 120  South of Mentari Station, N-S, AM peak, 17 Nov 2015   
Year system commenced: 2015  Opened 2 June   
System name: BRT Sunway   
Number of BRT stations: 7   

Performance

Peak throughput (passengers / hr / direction): 120  South of Mentari Station, N-S, AM peak, 17 Nov 2015   
Peak buses / hr / direction: 16  Mentari Station, N-S, AM peak, 17-Nov-2015   
City centre peak hour speed: 21.1km/hr  AM peak surveys, 17-Nov-2015   
Full corridor peak hour speed: 21.1km/hr  AM peak surveys, 17-Nov-2015   
BRT system coverage (2-way roads) (1 fare): 5.2 km   
Operational mode: trunk-only   
Routes operating both inside & outside BRT roads: 0   
Routes operating only in busway corridors: 1   
Average bus occupancy (peak direction & point): 7   
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   
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 special BRT buses: 15   
Fleet of regular buses using BRT stations: 0   
Fleet of 18m or larger BRT buses: 0   
Fleet of integrated BRT feeder buses: 0   
Type of fare collection / verification technology: Card, token   
Location of bus doorways: Left side  traffic is on the left   
Number of doors in BRT buses: 1   
BRT vehicle length: 12m   
No. of seats in 12m BRT buses: 25  plus 3 fold-down seats   
BRT vehicle fuel: electric   
BRT bus manufacturer: BYD   
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   
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: 2015  Opened 2 June   
System name: BRT Sunway   
Project website: Sunway BRT   
Distinctive marketing identity for system   


Infrastructure

Number of BRT stations: 7   
Stations with functioning passing lanes: 0   
Most station substops: 1   
Location of busway lanes: Elevated busway   
Longest BRT station (non terminal): 27m   
Shortest BRT station: 27m   
Total length of dedicated busway: 5.3 km   
Length including mixed traffic portions: 5.3 km   
Station platform height: ~30cm   
Average distance between stations: 1,120m   
Number of corridors: 1   
Number of BRT terminals: 0   
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   
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)   
Improvements to nearby public space   
Physical BRT laneway dividers   

Regulation & costs

Fare type (flat fare or distance-based): distance-based  1.6-5.4 MYR   
Median cash fare: RM 4  Fares range from 1.6 to 5.4 ringgit   
Median smart card fare: RM 4  Fares range from 1.6 to 5.4 ringgit   
Infrastructure cost per km: 111 million MYR  2015 value. US$26 million   
BRT bus operator(s): rapidKL  Owned by Prasarana, which is owned by MOF   
12m BRT bus cost: 2m ringgit   
BRT management agency: Prasarana Malaysia Bhd   
Infrastructure financing source: 70% Prasarana, 15% Sunway Bhd, 15% Unit Kerjasama Awam Swasta (UKAS)  Prasarana and UKAS are both government owned   [Wikipedia]
More than one BRT bus operator   
Pre-board fare collection and fare verification   
Competitively bid operating contracts   
No operational subsidy from government     subsidy needed
Buses paid for by operators rather than government   
Oversight from an independent entity/agency     Prasarana owns rapidKL, also provides oversight

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