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BRT Handbook 2015

BRT Handbook 2015

When it comes to BRT, it would appear that the year 2015 has, to use a football cliché, been something of a game of two halves. There are, of course, lots of bright spots – healthily growing ridership numbers is many established schemes and, if anything, a more than usually large... continue

26 Nov 2015Local Transport Today Supplements
Manchester thinks big when it comes to BRT

Manchester thinks big when it comes to BRT
Anthony Murden, Programme Manager, Transport for Greater Manchester

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is currently making one of the largest investments in Greater Manchester’s bus... continue

26 Nov 2015Local Transport Today Supplements
Nairobi looks to BRT

Nairobi looks to BRT
Alan Bailes TTC

Introduction & Background It is estimated that there... continue

26 Nov 2015Local Transport Today Supplements
The barriers are coming down: BRT and LRT need to morph their modal identities

The barriers are coming down: BRT and LRT need to morph their modal identities
Peter Stonham, Chairman, Landor LINKS

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26 Nov 2015Local Transport Today Supplements
West of England MetroBus

West of England MetroBus

After ten years in development, construction has finally started on the West of England’s... continue

26 Nov 2015Local Transport Today Supplements
Fastlink – setting the standard for BRT in the West of Scotland

Fastlink – setting the standard for BRT in the West of Scotland
Gordon Dickson, SPT

Introduction Fastlink is the West of Scotland’s exemplar... continue

26 Nov 2015Local Transport Today Supplements
BRT – the next ten years

BRT – the next ten years
Dave Haskins, NGT Project Director, West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Background As the incoming BRT UK Chair, I have been asked to share my... continue

26 Nov 2015Local Transport Today Supplements
Forget complexity, models should be simple

Forget complexity, models should be simple
David Orrell, www.postpythagorean.com

The report by Yaron Hollander accurately identifies a number of different types of ‘model abuse’ in transport... continue

27 Nov 2015Local Transport Today Supplements

Slough BRT

Residents and businesses in Slough are being asked for their views on plans for a ‘rapid’ bus service along a busy commuter road in Berkshire. The £8m scheme, known as SMaRT (Slough Mass Rapid Transit), was approved by the borough council on 15 September. The proposals will... continue

26 Nov 2015Local Transport Today Supplements

Portsmouth BRT

A planned extension to a rapid bus route designed to make travelling between Fareham and Gosport quicker has been delayed. The extension to the Bus Rapid Transit route was meant to be completed this year but has been put back as it did not secure funding. The route, which uses a traffic-free busway... continue

26 Nov 2015Local Transport Today Supplements

Guildford BRT

An electronically guided bus route connecting Slyfield to Guildford's research park has been proposed by a company in Godalming. Called the Guildford Rapid Transit system (GRT), the company behind the scheme, Listavia International Consultants Limited, said it is reevaluating the concept after... continue

26 Nov 2015Local Transport Today Supplements

Birmingham Connected BRT

Birmingham City Council has adopted a 20 year transport strategy, Birmingham Connected, which was produced by a consortium of consultants led by WSP l Parsons Brinckerhoff. The council’s goal is to create a transport system for everyone; one that puts people first and delivers better... continue

26 Nov 2015Local Transport Today Supplements
FWT’s ten lessons for the effective delivery of public transport information

FWT’s ten lessons for the effective delivery of public transport information
Peter Warman, Public Transport Consultant to FWT

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26 Nov 2015Local Transport Today Supplements
A double celebration for me – 10 years of BRTuk and 20 years of operating BRT

A double celebration for me – 10 years of BRTuk and 20 years of operating BRT
Dr Bob Tebb, Chair BRTuk, 2005 – 2015

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26 Nov 2015Local Transport Today Supplements

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