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Bus rapid transit
Transit Planning in Curitiba and Bogotá: Roles in Interaction, Risk, and Change

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems are viable alternatives to traditional light rail public transport. Instead of a train or metrorail, BRT systems use buses to ply a dedicated lane that runs lengthwise along the center of the road. At specific locations, passengers can embark or disembark at conveniently located stations, which often feature ticket booths, turnstiles, and automatic doors. Studies have shown that a BRT is not only cheaper to build, but is also profitable for bus owners to operate and relatively inexpensive for commuters to use. Highly successful in Latin America, many transport specialists predict that BRT systems will gain momentum in Asian cities. More >>

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International Seminar on Bus Rapid Transit Systems in India and Abroad and Two-day Workshop on BRTS Implementation

24-26th September 2008, Visakhapatnam, India

International Seminar-cum-Workshop on "BRT Systems in India and Abroad"

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Third International Mass Transport Fair

15-16 November 2007, Bogotá, Colombia

57th World Congress & Mobility and City Transport Exhibition: 'Public transport: moving people, moving cities

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