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Advantages of Bus Rapid Transit Systems

Advantages of Bus Rapid Transit Systems Curitiba has high-floor double-articulated buses of 270-passenger capacity, with G-shaped tubular platforms enclosed in clear plastic and buses arriving with floors level with the mouth of the G.

M Ravibabu, writing on Viability ofSurface Rail for Urban Mass Transit (April 22, 2006) should readGeetam Tiwaris book on high capacitybus systems (HCBS) [Tiwari 2002]. TheHCBS or bus rapid transit (BRT) systemshave been adopted with great success inseveral Latin American countries and elsewhere and they come at a fraction ofthe cost of surface rail transit.

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