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BRT Handbook 2016/17

BRT Handbook 2016/17

Foreword from the Chair, BRTuk Year-on-year it is often difficult to register tangible progress in terms of the development and delivery of Bus Rapid Transit projects. The evolution of schemes is a lengthy and often tangled and complicated process, particularly here in the UK. However if I look... continue

11 Nov 2016Local Transport Today Supplements

BONUS article - What a difference a year makes to BRT
Bob Tebb

I have certainly not been idle on BRT matters over the past year; initially the new Leigh-Salford-Manchester busway (guided from Leigh centre to the western edge of Salford) continued to keep me well occupied, as it moved from final construction matters to opening at the beginning of April, and... continue

15 Nov 2016Local Transport Today Supplements
A high five from the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway

A high five from the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway

Patronage on the busway continues to grow at around 3% per annum, bucking the trend of reducing patronage on conventional bus services. Busway patronage is expected to get a significant boost in... continue

11 Nov 2016Local Transport Today Supplements
Fastrack gets back on track

Fastrack gets back on track

One of the first technical visits by BRTuk following its formation in 2005 was to the newly launched... continue

11 Nov 2016Local Transport Today Supplements
The Brazil Olympics and BRT

The Brazil Olympics and BRT

Large sporting events often require major updates to the transport system of a host city since existing... continue

11 Nov 2016Local Transport Today Supplements
MetroBus – one year on… and one year to go!

MetroBus – one year on… and one year to go!

The West of England councils started construction of their 50km MetroBus network in early 2015, and expect rapid transit services to start operating in Autumn 2017. We... continue

11 Nov 2016Local Transport Today Supplements
Setting standards

Setting standards

Sprint is part of Transport for West Midlands’ vision for the... continue

11 Nov 2016Local Transport Today Supplements
How bus rapid transport is supporting growth in London

How bus rapid transport is supporting growth in London

The London bus network incorporates many Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) attributes; such as ‘turn up and go’ services, off-board ticketing, real-time information, accessible and high-quality vehicles and stops,... continue

11 Nov 2016Local Transport Today Supplements
Early success for the North West's first guided busway

Early success for the North West's first guided busway

The Leigh to Ellenbrook guided busway is, alongside key changes within Manchester city centre and along Oxford Road, a flagship element of Transport for Greater Manchester’s ‘bus priority package’.... continue

11 Nov 2016Local Transport Today Supplements
The Bus Services Bill and opportunities for BRT

The Bus Services Bill and opportunities for BRT
Gwyn Ephraim

The Government is planning to pass the Bus Services Bill in 2017. The Bill aims to create conditions to:  Grow bus passenger... continue

11 Nov 2016Local Transport Today Supplements
UK Bus Rapid Transit Systems – A Common Standard

UK Bus Rapid Transit Systems – A Common Standard
Alan Bailes

What is it all about? The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) has developed its own BRT Standard. The first version was... continue

11 Nov 2016Local Transport Today Supplements
BONUS article - How Rio de Janeiro helped Rio de Janeiro host the Olympics

BONUS article - How Rio de Janeiro helped Rio de Janeiro host the Olympics
Dr Luis Antonio Lindau

The Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the first South American city to... continue

11 Nov 2016Local Transport Today Supplements
BRT: looking to the future

BRT: looking to the future
Dave Haskins

Bus Rapid Transit ticks many current political boxes for the UK in 2016 and... continue

11 Nov 2016Local Transport Today Supplements

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