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Fewer Cars in Bus-Only Lanes Creates Faster Headways

Enforcing no-car rules on dedicated bus lanes has been proven to increase bus efficiency in a bus rapid transit system in Indonesia.
August 30, 2010, 11am PDT | Nate Berg
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The Transjakarta BRT system in Jakarta has seen headways improve since local police began cracking down on car drivers for using bus-only lanes.

"The sterilization is considered effective in improving Transjakarta bus services, indicated by the increase in the number of passengers reaching an average of 18 percent and the faster headway by 2-5 minutes per bus than the previous of 5-10 minutes; thus reducing the amass of passengers. In addition, the compliance level of road users of both public and private motor vehicles also increases."

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Published on Monday, August 9, 2010 in BeritaJakarta
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