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Jinan BRT

updated: 21 November 2018    Full page map    Jinan BRT photos

Jinan
Peak throughput (passengers / hr / direction): 2,270  East of Lishan Lu station, 21-Nov-2018, west-east, AM peak   
BRT Standard score:   
Year system commenced: 2008  Line 1 22-Apr-08, Line 2 26-Sep-08, Line 3 16-Apr-09, Line 4 27-Aug-09, Line 6 late 2009, Line 7 Apr 2014   
System name: Jinan BRT   
City centre peak hour speed: 17.5 km/hr  AM & PM peak surveys 3-Mar-2014 & 16-Jul-2014    [ITDP survey]
Number of BRT stations: 56   
Segregated busways or bus-only roadways:    
Pre-board fare collection and fare verification:    

Performance

Peak throughput (passengers / hr / direction): 2,270  East of Lishan Lu station, 21-Nov-2018, west-east, AM peak   
Peak buses / hr / direction: 36  Lishan Lu station, 21-Nov-2018, AM peak   
City centre peak hour speed: 17.5 km/hr  AM & PM peak surveys 3-Mar-2014 & 16-Jul-2014    [ITDP survey]
Full corridor peak hour speed: 17.5 km/hr  AM & PM peak surveys 3-Mar-2014 & 16-Jul-2014   
BRT system coverage (2-way roads) (1 fare): 56 km   
Operational mode: trunk-only  though some routes operate for short sections outside the BRT corridors   
Routes operating both inside & outside BRT roads: 5  BRT2, BRT3, BRT4, BRT6, BRT7   
Routes operating only in busway corridors: 2  BRT1, B1-4   
Average bus occupancy (peak direction & point): 63   
Network of routes and corridors     
High peak period operational speed (>20km/hr)     Not in city centre
Faster than a trotting donkey     
Buses operating both in & out of BRT corridors     
Most bus passengers in BRT corridors carried by BRT buses     
Net time saving for bus passengers in corridor     Likely, in some parts of the corridor
Throughput >20,000 passengers/hr (one direction)     
Throughput >10,000 passengers/hr (one direction)     
Carries more than a mixed traffic lane (2500 pphpd)     

Vehicles & ITS

Fleet of special BRT buses: 195  65 18.5m Zhongtong, 55 18m Neoplan, 60 12m Neoplan, 15 12m Zhongtong   
Fleet of regular buses using BRT stations: 0   
Fleet of 18m or larger BRT buses: 120  65 Zhongtong, 55 Neoplan   
Location of bus doorways: Both sides  traffic is on the right   
Number of doors in BRT buses: 3  2 in both sides of 12m buses   
BRT vehicle length: 12m, 18.5m   
No. of seats in 12m BRT buses: 29   
No. of seats in 18m BRT buses: 41  37 (extended front) and 36 seats in the Zhongtong 18m BRT buses, 41 in Neoplan   
BRT vehicle fuel: diesel, LNG  30 new Zhongtong 18m buses use LNG   
BRT bus manufacturer: Zhongtong, Jinhua Neoplan  Zhongtong (Shanxi) 18.5m, Neoplan 18m, 12m   
Fare system vendor: Jiangsu Huimin   
Sliding door system vendor: Jiangsu Huimin   
Real-time next bus information displays     Displays present but not functioning
Distinctive BRT buses     
Sliding doors in BRT stations     
Low-emission vehicle technology (≥Euro III)     Euro III buses; but fuel?
Automated fare collection and fare verification     
System control centre     
High-quality passenger information on buses     
Audio announcements on BRT buses     
Real-time CCTV surveillance at all stations     

Other

BRT Standard score:   
Year system commenced: 2008  Line 1 22-Apr-08, Line 2 26-Sep-08, Line 3 16-Apr-09, Line 4 27-Aug-09, Line 6 late 2009, Line 7 Apr 2014   
System name: Jinan BRT   
Project website: jnbus.net   
Distinctive marketing identity for system     Jinan BRT


Infrastructure

Number of BRT stations: 56   
Stations with functioning passing lanes: 0   
Most station substops: 1   
Location of busway lanes: Centre of roadway  Lines 1 & 4 under elevated roads   
Longest BRT station (non terminal): 54m   
Shortest BRT station: 35m   
Total length of dedicated busway: 41.6 km   
Length including mixed traffic portions: 41.6 km   
Average distance between stations: 760m   
Number of corridors: 5  1 east-west and 4 north-south   
Segregated busways or bus-only roadways     
Enhanced station (more than just a bus shelter)     
Overtaking lanes at more than 75% of stations     
Bike sharing in vicinity of BRT stations     
Distinctive BRT stations     
>1 substop at >75% of stations (requires overtaking)     
Includes BRT-only tunnels or bridges     
>1 stop position at stopping area at >75% of stations     
Stations away from intersections     
Station size based on passenger demand     
Full weather protection on most station platforms     
Full weather protection on all station platforms     
Covered station access     Under elevated roads, mostly at-grade access
Signal priority or grade separation at intersections     
Level boarding and alighting     
High-quality passenger information at stations     
Bicycle parking at BRT stations     Despite huge bicycle volumes
Segregated bike lanes along main corridor(s)     
Improvements to nearby public space     BRT mostly under massive new elevated roads, deadening all nearby spaces

Regulation & costs

Fare type (flat fare or distance-based): flat fare   
Median cash fare: 2 yuan  Increase to 2 from 1 yuan on 1 April 2013   
Median smart card fare: 1.8 yuan  A 50 yuan monthly pass for urban non-a/c buses can also be used in the BRT   
BRT bus operator(s): Jinan BRT Co.  Jinan BRT company is a branch of Jinan Public Transportation Co.   
12m BRT bus cost: 800,000 yuan   
18m BRT bus cost: 1.4m yuan   
BRT management agency: Jinan Public Transport Corporation   
More than one BRT bus operator     
Pre-board fare collection and fare verification     
Competitively bid operating contracts     
Payment per bus-kilometre rather than per passenger     
No operational subsidy from government     subsidy needed
Buses paid for by operators rather than government     

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