Cities looking to implement BRT could benefit from examining BRT failures as well as successes. The BRT Standard: Version 1.0, released earlier this year by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy, employs a metric scoring system which is set for widespread distribution in 2013. Among the lowest scoring systems: Dehli, India's BRT and Virginia's Shirley Highway Busway.
Both systems are on the brink of failure as officials consider opening the underutilized bus lanes to car traffic. Weinstock identifies some of the missing pieces with these troubled BRT's:
Thanks to Jessica Brent