Buses are the backbone of urban mobility in India. Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is the key to creating efficient and attractive bus services that attract increasingly affluent residents.
The new report, Bus Karo 2.0 – Case Studies from India, by EMBARQ India provides comprehensive guidance on all aspects of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) planning and operations, including the design of routes and support infrastructure, operations management, driving training, technology applications, branding and marketing, and financing models. This report uses real case studies from various Indian cities to demonstrate the large efficiency gains and benefits that BRT systems can provide.
Embarq has once again delivered a report that is comprehensive, easy to understand, and attractive. It demonstrates, once again, that developing countries are often leading the way to innovation and creative problem-solving. Well done Embarq!
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