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Bus Rapid Transit - Articles and news items

Transjakarta Bus Rapid Transport system to receive 150 low-entry city buses

Industry news  •  4 November 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Indonesian public transport operator Transjakarta has placed an order for 150 Scania low-entry city buses for operation on Jakarta’s Bus Rapid Transport system.

£30m Bus Rapid Transit North launches with X1 Steel Link service

Industry news  •  6 September 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Bus Rapid Transit North scheme came to fruition on Sunday 04 September with the launch the X1 Steel Link service between Rotherham and Sheffield.

Swedish BRT Guidelines

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  21 July 2016  •  Stenerik Ringqvist and Sven-Allan Bjerkemo

Consultants Stenerik Ringqvist and Sven-Allan Bjerkemo discuss the outcomes of a guideline project that will implement and adapt BRT solutions and strengthen the Swedish public transport sector.

Bus Rapid Transit supplement 2016

Issue 3 2016, Supplements, Z homepage promo  •  20 June 2016  •  Eurotransport

In this Bus Rapid Transit supplement: Developing the new Belfast Rapid Transit system; The North West’s first guided busway has arrived; Moving BRT forward…

Road straddling bus designed to beat congestion

Industry news  •  31 May 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

A road straddling bus designed to beat mega-jams in Chinese cities has been unveiled at a technology expo in Beijing.

Developing the new Belfast Rapid Transit system

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  26 May 2016  •  Ciarán de Búrca - Director of Transport Projects Division, NI Department for Infrastructure

Ahead of his article in Eurotransport Issue 3, Ciarán de Búrca – Director of Transport Projects Division in Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure gives a quick outline of his article on the Department’s Belfast Rapid Transit project.

Guided busway welcomes passengers in the North West

Industry news  •  30 March 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

The North West’s new guided busway has welcomed the first passengers aboard services on the 4.5-mile route.

North West guided busway on track for operation

Industry news  •  17 February 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

The North West’s first guided busway is on track for full service on 03 April 2016, providing quicker more reliable bus connections between Wigan, Salford and Manchester.

Redesigning the surface transport system in Barcelona

Transport Extra  •  2 February 2016  •  Graham Ellis

In a blog for Eurotransport, Graham Ellis looks at how authorities are redesigning the surface transport system in Barcelona as part of the city’s sustainable mobility plan for 2013-2018.

TfL invests £200m in bus priority schemes

Industry news  •  26 January 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed more than 100 bus priority schemes will be in place in the capital by April 2016 thanks to a £200 million investment.

Scania reveals ‘Mega Bus’ for Bus Rapid Transit

Industry news  •  14 October 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Scania has revealed its ‘Mega Bus’ for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) as part of a drive to develop sustainable and cost-effective transport. The new vehicle, designed specifically for the Latin American Bus Rapid Transit market, is a 28-metre bi-articulated bus with a passenger capacity of up to 270 people. Scania believes the bus is the […]

Bus Rapid Transit in Europe

Transport Extra  •  14 September 2015  •  Graham Ellis, Public Transport Industry Expert

EuroTransport has recently showcased1 several Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems in the UK along with the success of Keolis in introducing BRT in their areas of operation. The bigger question is; does BRT also work for the rest of Europe? To find out, Public Transport Industry Expert Graham Ellis has been looking at the BRT […]

Bus Rapid Transit Supplement 2015

Issue 4 2015, Supplements  •  2 September 2015  •  

In our latest Bus Rapid Transit Supplement, Geoff Inskip, Chief Executive at Centro explores the ‘Sprint’ rapid transit system on its way to Birmingham, Rob Ash, MetroBus Officer gives an overview of the new express bus service for the West of England region, Dervla McKay, General Manager at First Solent explains the BRT scheme in south Hampshire, and Alberto González Pizarro from Keolis looks at what elements should be considered when designing a BRT network. Plus we preview the Coach & Bus Live show…

Video: Take a look behind CentreComm, the heart of London’s bus network

Industry news, Videos  •  20 November 2014  •  Centrecomm

Centrecomm provides a vital, life changing service as the guardian of London’s passengers and back up support for London’s Bus Drivers…

Bus Rapid Transit supplement

Issue 4 2014, Supplements  •  20 August 2014  •  Gavin Booth, Arno Kerkhof, Doug Jack

In our latest free-to-view Bus Rapid Transit supplement, Gavin Booth from Bus Users Scotland takes a look at what passengers expect from BRT networks, Arno Kerkhof from the UITP explores the success of Brazilian BRT systems, and Industry Consultant Doug Jack highlights why he thinks BRT is the flexible option for cities…

 

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