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Zhengzhou BRT

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Zhengzhou
Peak throughput (passengers / hr / direction): 7,230  Zhongzhou Ave, Hongzhuanlu, N-S, AM peak, 22 Aug 2014    [ITDP survey]
Year system commenced: 2009  28 May 2009. 2nd corridor Jun-2014. Longhai Lu Jan-2016; Qinling-Changjiang Apr-2016   
System name: Zhengzhou BRT   
City centre peak hour speed: 17 km/hr  Average of multiple AM & PM peak surveys, 21-Aug-2014    [ITDP survey]
Number of BRT stations: 123   
Segregated busways or bus-only roadways:    
Pre-board fare collection and fare verification:    

Performance

Peak throughput (passengers / hr / direction): 7,230  Zhongzhou Ave, Hongzhuanlu, N-S, AM peak, 22 Aug 2014    [ITDP survey]
Peak buses / hr / direction: 129  Zhongzhou Ave, Hongzhuanlu, N-S, AM peak, 22 Aug 2014    [ITDP survey]
City centre peak hour speed: 17 km/hr  Average of multiple AM & PM peak surveys, 21-Aug-2014    [ITDP survey]
Full corridor peak hour speed: 17 km/hr  Average of multiple AM & PM peak surveys, 21-Aug-2014   
Operational mode: direct-service   
Routes operating both inside & outside BRT roads: 31   
Routes operating only in busway corridors: 2  B1 & B3   
Average bus occupancy (peak direction & point): 59   
Network of routes and corridors     
High peak period operational speed (>20km/hr)     
Faster than a trotting donkey     
Buses operating both in & out of BRT corridors     
Most bus passengers in BRT corridors carried by BRT buses     
Net time saving for bus passengers in corridor     
Throughput >20,000 passengers/hr (one direction)     
Throughput >10,000 passengers/hr (one direction)     
Carries more than a mixed traffic lane (2500 pphpd)     

Vehicles & ITS

Fleet of special BRT buses: 294  24 18m buses added in April 2015 (May 2015 data)   
Fleet of regular buses using BRT stations: 430   
Location of bus doorways: Right side  traffic is on the right   
Number of doors in BRT buses: 2  4 in 18m buses of B1, 3 in 18m buses of B3, 2 in 12m and 13.7m buses   
BRT vehicle length: 12m, 18m, 13.7m  plus 11m supplementary route buses   
No. of seats in 12m BRT buses: 23   
No. of seats in 18m BRT buses: 31, 37, 39, 41  Includes 1 folding seat   
BRT vehicle fuel: diesel, CNG, other  LNG: 70, CNG: 154, petrol-electric hybrid: 40, diesel: 436   
BRT bus manufacturer: Yutong  Both the 18m and 11m buses. Yutong is based in Zhengzhou   
Fare system vendor: Jiangsu Huimin   
Sliding door system vendor: Jiangsu Huimin  Jiangsu Huimin for B1, Aiwei Jidian for B3   
Surveillance system vendor: Beijing Beihang Tianhua Shidai Technology Co.   
Real-time next bus information displays     Including buses which are outside the corridor
Distinctive BRT buses     
Sliding doors in BRT stations     
Low-emission vehicle technology (≥Euro III)     LNG: 70, CNG: 154, petrol-electric hybrid: 40, diesel: 436 (from Zhengzhou BRT Co.)
Automated fare collection and fare verification     
System control centre     
High-quality passenger information on buses     
Audio announcements on BRT buses     
Real-time CCTV surveillance at all stations     

Other

BRT Standard score (GOLD, SILVER, BRONZE): BRONZE   
Year system commenced: 2009  28 May 2009. 2nd corridor Jun-2014. Longhai Lu Jan-2016; Qinling-Changjiang Apr-2016   
System name: Zhengzhou BRT   
Project website: Site 1  Site 2   
Distinctive marketing identity for system     Zhengzhou BRT


Infrastructure

Number of BRT stations: 123   
Stations with functioning passing lanes: 0   
Most station substops: 1   
Location of busway lanes: Centre of roadway; kerbside   
Longest BRT station (non terminal): 80m  Hongzhuanlu station   
Shortest BRT station: 59m   
Total length of dedicated busway: 59 km   
Length including mixed traffic portions: 98.5 km   
Station platform width (including walls & doors): 3.5m   
Station platform height: 35cm   
Average distance between stations: 750m   
Number of corridors: 2   
Segregated busways or bus-only roadways     
Enhanced station (more than just a bus shelter)     
Overtaking lanes at more than 75% of stations     
Bike sharing in vicinity of BRT stations     
Wheelchair accessible stations     New corridor stations wheelchair accessible
Distinctive BRT stations     
>1 substop at >75% of stations (requires overtaking)     
Includes BRT-only tunnels or bridges     
>1 stop position at stopping area at >75% of stations     
Stations away from intersections     
Station size based on passenger demand     
Full weather protection on most station platforms     
Full weather protection on all station platforms     
Covered station access     Access is mostly at-grade
Signal priority or grade separation at intersections     
Level boarding and alighting     level but sometimes large gap
High-quality passenger information at stations     
Bicycle parking at BRT stations     Despite huge bicycle volumes
Segregated bike lanes along main corridor(s)     Segregration is partial and poorly enforced
Improvements to nearby public space     

Regulation & costs

Fare type (flat fare or distance-based): flat fare   
Median cash fare: 1 yuan   
Median smart card fare: 0.8 yuan  A card: 0.8rmb for E-wallet, B card: 0.5 for monthly card, C card: 0.5 for students, D card: free for the elderly (age 60+)   
BRT bus operator(s): Zhengzhou BRT Co. & Zhengzhou Public Transport Co.  Zhengzhou BRT Co. is a branch of Zhengzhou Public Transport Co.   
BRT management agency: Zhengzhou Public Transport Co.   
More than one BRT bus operator     
Pre-board fare collection and fare verification     
Competitively bid operating contracts     
Payment per bus-kilometre rather than per passenger     
No operational subsidy from government     subsidy needed
Buses paid for by operators rather than government     

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