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Restructuring public transport through Bus Rapid TransitAn international and interdisciplinary perspective$
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Juan Carlos Munoz and Laurel Paget-Seekins

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781447326168

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447326168.001.0001

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The promise of BRT

The promise of BRT

(p.1) One The promise of BRT
Restructuring public transport through Bus Rapid Transit

Laurel Paget-Seekins

Juan Carlos Munoz

Policy Press

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) can play a significant role as part of integrated public transport systems and is gaining support around the world in both developing and developed cities. The promise of BRT is that it can serve as a catalyst for reshaping urban space and restructure public transport, especially in developing cities. Implementation of successful BRT projects face significant challenges, but cities around the world are innovating new ways to make BRT carry large passenger volumes and fit into unique urban contexts. This book highlights the research done by the BRT Centre of Excellence to address the opportunities and challenges of BRT.

Keywords:   bus rapid transit, public space, urban space

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