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Shanghai to launch rapid bus system

Date: 2013.07.01 Editor: Mary Bai

Recently, Shanghai is launching the project of constructing its first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system. The project expected to come into operation within the year was officially approved by local government of Fengxian District, which is administrated by Shanghai.



The BRT system is expected to depart start from the suburban district of Fengxian and run to the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center in Pudong, the rapid bus will own its own dedicated lanes. The 32-km route will have 10 stops and knock about 30 minutes off the current 80-minute traveling time, with an average interval time between 10 to 20 minutes.