bus rapid transit


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bus rapid transit

n. Abbr. BRT
A public transit system in which buses follow routes with enhanced infrastructure such as dedicated lanes and stations with turnstiles to reduce delays.
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As part of the $575-million financing envelope, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) last month approved a $235-million loan for the bus rapid transit (BRT) system.
According to a press release, 'The Karachi Bus Rapid Transit Red Line Project will deliver the 26.6-kilometer (km) Bus Rapid Transit Line Red Line corridor and associated facilities benefiting as many as 1.5 million people, about 10 per cent of Karachi's population, who live within a kilometre of a Red Line BRT station.'
"TBARTA is committed to developing a world-class regional transit system in Tampa Bay, and bus rapid transit moves us in that direction," said Jim Holton, TBARTA Chairman.
The meeting briefed the Chief Minister about the pace of work and the current updates on Bus Rapid Transit Peshawar Project.
The ICC-CabCom also re-confirmed its earlier approval of the Metro Manila Bus Rapid Transit Line 1, along with its updated project description and cost amounting to P5.46 billion.
Earlier Prime Minister Imran Khan,on September 29, had directed to complete Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit project and Swat Motorway in time.
The problems and hurdles in the Bus Rapid Transit have already been taken care of.
At their optimum capacity, the corridors will hold up to 950 BRT buses, reducing time and cost of travel by up to 70 per cent.By last month, the Sh9.6 billion Nairobi Bus Rapid Transit plan had received a major boost after the European Union committed a Sh5 billion grant towards its implementation.
Details of Asian Development Banks loans in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, lists of loan agreements and various projects such as access to clean energy program, bus rapid transit, and provincial roads rehabilitation were discussed in length in the meeting.
The Council of Governments envisions bus rapid transit lines operating on some of the most crowded routes.
As construction begins this spring on the $37 million C Line project between downtown Minneapolis and Brooklyn Center, the project team is taking some cues from past experiences with bus rapid transit lines.