bus rapid transit (brt) corridor for bengaluru

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Bus rapid corridor for bengaluru

Bus rapid corridor for bengaluru


Central Silk Board to Hebbal 30 km Central Silk Board Agara Ibbalur Bellanduru Marathahalli Underpass KR Puram Railway Station Kalyan Nagar Hebbal

Major Route ProfilesHSBBNSHebbal(Central) Silk BoardBanashankari

Bus rapid corridor for bengaluru

What does it comprise?

Bus rapid corridor for bengaluru*Assuming an even frequency of buses between 4.30 am and 10 pm. In actuality, peak hour frequencies are likely to be higher.Why here?Wide roads, high public transport demand not to mention high bus frequencies see belowA bus every 20 seconds?

Current bus frequencies will ensure no empty bus lanes

Bus rapid corridor for bengaluruMajor Elements the Bus StationSafely accessible No boarding moving buses, no running across the road to catch a busFoot overbridges for mid-block locations; access through zebra crossings for stations located at signalled intersections.

A comfortable waiting experience

Located in the median; safely accessible through foot overbridges; protected from the elements

Bus rapid corridor for bengaluruMajor Elements the Bus StationClear, concise information With GPS-enabled buses, youll know when your bus is dueWhens the next bus?

Well-demarcated platforms; no uncertainty about bus arrivals with clear information displays; platform and bus doors at the same height

Bus rapid corridor for bengaluruMajor Elements BusesHigh-capacity; AC and Non-AC services Designed to handle more than double todays peak demandGetting a seat isnt a mirage

140 double-length articulated buses to greatly increase capacity

A/C and Non-A/C buses to cater to different segments of the travelling public

Bus rapid corridor for bengaluruMajor Elements The Bus LaneMedian lanes Bus lanes will be segregated, allowing buses to travel at higher speedsNo cutting off access to properties

Two lanes for regular traffic

Access to properties through service lanes

Bus rapid corridor for bengaluruMajor Elements Fare PaymentNo more frequent change hassles Pay with a smartcard, or while entering the stationPay before you board

Smartcard-enabled system to vastly simplify bus travel on the corridor

No hunting around in the bus for spare change

Makes bus boarding faster, reducing journey times