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... Bus Rapid Transit Practitioner's Guide Bus Rapid Transit Practitioner's Guide Page 1-1 Introduction CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION OVERVIEW The Bus Rapid Transit Practitioner's Guide is intended to aid transportation practitioners in planning, assessing, and implementing bus rapid transit (BRT)
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... Bus Rapid Transit Practitioner's Guide Introduction Page 1-2 Bus Rapid Transit Practitioner's Guide Components/Features The main features of BRT systems include the following: • Dedicated (bus-only) running ways (preferably, physically separated from other traffic)
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... Bus Rapid Transit Practitioner's Guide Bus Rapid Transit Practitioner's Guide Page 1-3 Introduction QUESTIONS COMMONLY ASKED There are many reasons for communities to consider BRT as a rapid transit option: • BRT can be implemented quickly and incrementally. • BRT can be the most flexible rapid transit mode for cost-effectively serving the broad variety of urban and suburban environments and markets found in the United States and Canada.
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... Bus Rapid Transit Practitioner's Guide Introduction Page 1-4 Bus Rapid Transit Practitioner's Guide What Are Its Costs and Benefits? What are the costs of different elements of a BRT system and their benefits?
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... Bus Rapid Transit Practitioner's Guide Bus Rapid Transit Practitioner's Guide Page 1-5 Introduction Chapter 4 - Component Costs and Impacts This chapter reviews a number of individual BRT components, including running ways, stations, vehicles, fare collection, passenger information, and service design. Guidelines are set forth for each component in terms of estimating (1)
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