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Bus Rapid Transit
Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is a concept of providing faster and higher quality bus service comparable to rail. Because many transit agencies cannot afford to build rail lines, bus rapid transit is a cost effective mean to enhance ridership, particularly for smaller cities.
There is no strict definition of Bus Rapid Transit, but often it includes features commonly found on light rail:
- Limited stops
- Enhanced bus stops that may:
- Provide improved amenities, improve operational efficiency, offer step-free boarding
- Dedicated busway
- Signal priority
- Proof of payment fare scheme
- Distinctive vehicle branding