Global BRT Webinar

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Global BRT Webinar

  1. 1. Welcome to the BRTdata.org Launch Thank you for joining this special webinar April 10, 2012, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT Featured presenters: Dario Hidalgo, EMBARQ Director of Research and Practice Aileen Carrigan, EMBARQ Senior Associate Juan Carlos Muñoz, ALC-BRT CoE Director Tali Trigg, IEA Energy Analystwww.brtdata.org
  2. 2. Agenda Welcome and Introductions Overview and Significance Website Tour Global BRT Trends Energy Scenarios Audience Q&A
  3. 3. Welcome and Introductions Presenter: Erica Schlaikjer, EMBARQ Online Engagement Coordinator Expected duration: 1 hour If you choose to join via VoIP, you will need speakers to listen to the Webinar For optimum sound quality, a headset is recommended, preferably a USB headset Problems? Click ―Help‖ at the top of the Control Panel to access online help The webinar will be recorded
  4. 4. Welcome and Introductions Moderated audience Q&A will begin at 12:40 p.m. At any time during the webinar, type your question and click ―Send‖ to submit it to the organizer for review Include your name and organization Direct your question to a specific person: Dario Hidalgo, EMBARQ Director of Research and Practice Aileen Carrigan, EMBARQ Senior Associate Juan Carlos Muñoz, ALC-BRT CoE Director Tali Trigg, IEA Energy Analyst
  5. 5. Overview and Significance Presenter: Juan Carlos Muñoz, ALC-BRT CoE Director Introduction to Center of Excellence BRT Observatory history Database significance
  6. 6. Website Tutorial Presenter: Aileen Carrigan, EMBARQ Senior Associate Quick tour of BRTdata.org How to get involved
  7. 7. Website Tutorial Contribute or provide feedback: info@brtdata.org
  8. 8. Global BRT Trends Presenter: Dario Hidalgo, EMBARQ Director of Research and Practice
  9. 9. Global BRT Trends Region Pax/day # Cities Length (km)Africa 238,000 (1.1%) 3 (2.2%) 62 (1.8%)Asia 6,438,622 (28.6%) 24 (17.9%) 827 (24.6%)Europe 936,970 (4.2%) 42 (31.3%) 632 (18.8%)Latin America 11,993,360 (53.3%) 43 (32.1%) 1,039 (30.9%)Northern America 543,793 (2.4%) 17 (12.7%) 482 (14.4%)Oceania 2,347,414 (10.4%) 5 (3.7%) 316 (9.4%)% of global totals
  10. 10. Global BRT Trends By the numbers: 134 – Cities with BRT systems 36 – Countries with BRT systems worldwide 95 – Different indicators used in the brtdata.org database 129 – New corridors implemented since 2000 560 – kilometers (348 miles) of BRT and busways in Brazil—more than any other country 3,358 – kilometers (2,087 miles) of BRT worldwide 110,000 – Passengers on New York City’s BX Select Bus Service, the highest volume of passengers of all U.S. systems 600,000 – passenger trips daily on U.S. BRT systems 22 million – passenger trips daily worldwide
  11. 11. Global BRT Trends
  12. 12. Energy Scenarios Presenter: Tali Trigg, IEA Energy Analyst
  13. 13. Energy Scenarios BRT key to meeting global energy targets Source: IEA data
  14. 14. Energy Scenarios Upcoming: ―Energy Technology Perspectives 2012‖ BRT in the world’s 1 000 largest cities would provide tremendous mobility benefits, along with significant fuel savings and CO2 reductions If implemented widely enough, BRT can contribute substantially to global CO2 savings, potentially up to 0.5 GtCO2 cumulative in the 2010 to 2050 time frame Comparison of three options for passenger mass transport in cities Light Rail BRT Metro CO2 intensity (gCO2/pkm) 4 to 22 14 to 22 3 to 21 Capital cost (USD millions/km) 13 to 40 5 to 27 27 to 330 Network length that can be built for USD 1 billion (km) 25 to 77 37 to 200 3 to 37 World network length in 2011 (km) 15 000 2 139 10 000 Capacity (thousand passengers per hour per direction) 2 to 12 10 to 35 12 to 45 Source: IEA, based on Kenworthy, 2003; Flyvberg, 2008; Dung and Ross, 2008; UITP, 2012.
  15. 15. Audience Q&A Reminders: Type your question and click ―Send‖ to submit it to the organizer for review Include your name and organization Direct your question to a specific person: Juan Carlos Muñoz, ALC-BRT CoE Director Dario Hidalgo, EMBARQ Director of Research and Practice Aileen Carrigan, EMBARQ Senior Associate Tali Trigg, IEA Energy Analyst
  16. 16. Get Involved Contribute data: info@brtdata.org Media inquiries: media@brtdata.org

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