Framework for Deployment Planning of Bus Rapid Transit Systems

Bus rapid transit (BRT) systems combine vehicles, stations, running ways, and intelligent transportation system elements into a fully integrated system with a unique identity. It has great flexibility in incremental deployment of these BRT elements. Proposed is a deployment planning framework that provides, in a sequence of steps, a general structure for optimal deployment of BRT systems. This framework and its formulation, once operationalized, would provide transit agencies a practical tool for determining the optimal deployment strategy or strategies given budgetary, institutional, and other types of constraints associated with the corridor for which they have decided to deploy BRT. A case study example is provided to illustrate how the proposed framework would be used.


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  • Accession Number: 01003763
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309093740
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Sep 1 2005 11:40AM