Global Expansion of Rapid Transit Slows… Outside of China

Global Bus Rapid Transit construction 1966–2020. Source: brtdata.org
  • It’s missing some recent data. Some more recent systems, and recent expansions of existing systems, were not included.
  • It includes many non-BRT bus systems. The aggregate data includes a lot of bus systems that do not qualify as BRT under the BRT Standard, and many others that have not yet been evaluated. Almost any bus route can be considered BRT if not assessed against a precise definition.
  • It is restricted to bus-based mass transit. The database does not include MRT or LRT
Km of LRT by Region, 1995- 2020
Km of BRT 1995–2020 by Region
New rapid transit built since 1995, by mode and region

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