World Bank  “ Bus Rapid Transit: Lessons Learned and Learning” Forum Washington DC   Presented by: Hilton Vorster Hannes v...
 
CITY OF  TSHWANE 2,27 million residents Area 3200 km 2 Length = 65 km Width = 55km Zone of Choice 47% Population 22% Work ...
City of Tshwane Capital City and Diplomatic City Nature Reserves Intellectual Capital Automotive Industry Innovation Hub 2...
BRT Project Components <ul><li>Institutional arrangements, project team and oversight committee </li></ul><ul><li>Operatio...
The General Overview of the approach to route definition and corridor structure consisted of a double approach Phased appr...
Phase I Route – Lines1 & 2 Proposed BRT Line 1 Proposed BRT Line 2 Loftus Stadium <ul><li>Belle Ombre Rail Station – Boom ...
Phase 1: Station Location  and Route Map
Description of corridors <ul><li>Line 1 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mainly a directorial system (split 90/10) in the am and pm p...
System required to meet the total estimated demand Item Line 1 Line 2 Overall Route Corridor Length 37.3 km 33.2 km 67.6 k...
Next Steps <ul><li>Finalisation of the Financial Plan and modelling </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure provision, including ...
Challenges <ul><li>Incorporation of existing public transport operators (taxis and buses) into the system/operating contra...
Challenges <ul><li>Provision of infrastructure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EIAs – removal of Jacaranda trees, areas with histori...
Snapshots of sections of the route Central Business District Central Business District Church Square Freeway
Snapshots of sections of the route Urban Area Station Area Arterial - Urban Area Urban Area
Thank you for your attention!! Contact Details: Hilton Vorster   Hannes van der Merwe +27123587950     +27124266248 +27824...
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Bus Rapid Transit Project: City of Tshwane

  1. 1. World Bank “ Bus Rapid Transit: Lessons Learned and Learning” Forum Washington DC Presented by: Hilton Vorster Hannes van der Merwe 14 January 2009 Bus Rapid Transit Project: City of Tshwane
  2. 3. CITY OF TSHWANE 2,27 million residents Area 3200 km 2 Length = 65 km Width = 55km Zone of Choice 47% Population 22% Work Opportunities
  3. 4. City of Tshwane Capital City and Diplomatic City Nature Reserves Intellectual Capital Automotive Industry Innovation Hub 2010 Host City
  4. 5. BRT Project Components <ul><li>Institutional arrangements, project team and oversight committee </li></ul><ul><li>Operational Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Business Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing and Communication Plan and Public Consultation </li></ul><ul><li>Public Transport Liaison Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure design and Construction </li></ul><ul><li>Procurement of Vehicles </li></ul><ul><li>Control Centre, ITS and EFC </li></ul><ul><li>Urban Design and Land-use </li></ul>
  5. 6. The General Overview of the approach to route definition and corridor structure consisted of a double approach Phased approach Phase I Layered approach Phase II Future Routes Feeder and Enhanced System Connectivity with other modes of transportation Operational Plan Feeders Enhanced BRT System Rail
  6. 7. Phase I Route – Lines1 & 2 Proposed BRT Line 1 Proposed BRT Line 2 Loftus Stadium <ul><li>Belle Ombre Rail Station – Boom – R101 Paul Kruger – via Church Square – Pretoria Rail Station – M11 Scheiding – Walker Street – University – M6 Lynnwood – Atterbury – M10 Hans Strijdom – Mamelodi </li></ul>BRT Line 2: Belle Ombre Rail Station to Mamelodi Route Belle Ombre Pretoria Station Mamelodi Mabopane Terminal to north BRT Line 1: Mabopane to Pretoria Station Route <ul><li>Service from Mabopane Rail Terminal – via R80 – D.F.Malan – Boom Street (Belle Ombre) – R101 Paul Kruger - CBD (Church Square) – Pretoria Station </li></ul>Terminal
  7. 8. Phase 1: Station Location and Route Map
  8. 9. Description of corridors <ul><li>Line 1 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mainly a directorial system (split 90/10) in the am and pm peaks – transporting commuters to and from work </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Line 2 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multi directional system (split am 60/40) and off-peak demand to shopping nodes. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. System required to meet the total estimated demand Item Line 1 Line 2 Overall Route Corridor Length 37.3 km 33.2 km 67.6 km Length of Dedicated Bus lanes 74.6 km 66.4 km 135.2 km Number of Terminals 2 Terminals 2 Terminals 4 Terminals Number of Stations 17 Stations 36 Stations 52 Stations Average Station Separation 1,960 m 920 m 1,320 m Number of Bays per Station 1, 2 or 3 bays 1 bay Station Length 20, 50 or 81 m 20 m Station Width 3.0 to 4.9 m 3.0 m AM Peak Hour Frequency 90 departures 40 departures AM Peak Hour Headway (gap) 40 seconds 90 seconds AM Period Headway 57 seconds NA AM Peak Frequency - All Stops Service 40 departures 20 departures AM Peak Frequency - Express Service 1 20 departures (from Hebron ) 20 departures AM Peak Frequency - Express Service 2 30 departures (from Mabopane) - Operational Speed (Max speed 90kph) All Stops - 46kph Express 1 - 53kph Express 2 - 58kph All Stops - 26 kph Express - 35 kph Estimated Fleet Size – articulated buses 136 97 233
  10. 11. Next Steps <ul><li>Finalisation of the Financial Plan and modelling </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure provision, including Environmental Impact Assessments, detail designs, location of services, construction etc (South African National Roads Agency is the implementing agent for the City of Tshwane) </li></ul><ul><li>Liaison with operators and establishment of operating entity and operating contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Institutional arrangements </li></ul><ul><li>Procurement of vehicles </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing and liaison </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic fare collection and integrated ticketing </li></ul>
  11. 12. Challenges <ul><li>Incorporation of existing public transport operators (taxis and buses) into the system/operating contract – no job losses for current operators </li></ul><ul><li>Acquisition of buses including specifications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Time frames </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High floor vs low floor </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fare structure and integrated ticketing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Banking solution vs transport solution </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Provision of infrastructure </li></ul>
  12. 13. Challenges <ul><li>Provision of infrastructure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EIAs – removal of Jacaranda trees, areas with historical significance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Land acquisition – time frames </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stations on freeway – handling of pedestrian (closed system) and standards on freeway </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Buses have higher axle loads that normal design standard (12 tons) – existing infrastructure not suitable </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. Snapshots of sections of the route Central Business District Central Business District Church Square Freeway
  14. 15. Snapshots of sections of the route Urban Area Station Area Arterial - Urban Area Urban Area
  15. 16. Thank you for your attention!! Contact Details: Hilton Vorster Hannes van der Merwe +27123587950 +27124266248 +27824692285 (Mobile) +27832648281 [email_address] [email_address]

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