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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)   
BRT Standard score: BRONZE   
Number of BRT stations: 76   
Segregated busways or bus-only roadways:    
Pre-board fare collection and fare verification:    

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: BRONZE   
Distinctive marketing identity for system     But the 3 lines are all different


Infrastructure

Number of BRT stations: 76   
Stations with functioning passing lanes: 18%  14 stations in corridor 3   
Most station substops: 1   
Location of busway lanes: Varies; mainly in centre   
Total length of dedicated busway: 37 km  Source: Ramiro Ríos   
Number of corridors: 3   
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     
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     Probably not needed, given climate
Signal priority or grade separation at intersections     
Level boarding and alighting     high floor buses and stations
High-quality passenger information at stations     
Bicycle parking at BRT stations     
Segregated bike lanes along main corridor(s)     
Improvements to nearby public space     Especially in historic centre area

Regulation & costs

Fare type (flat fare or distance-based): flat fare   
Median cash fare: US$0.25   
Pre-board fare collection and fare verification     

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