, a global database for bus rapid transit

Interactive platform tracks the growth and evolution of high performance bus systems worldwide

The MOVE system in Belo Horizonte, Brazil was one of over 20 new bus rapid transit (BRT) systems that opened in 2014. Learn more about the global growth of BRT on Photo by Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil. 

There is growing interest and demand for high quality bus systems as cities seek low-cost, sustainable urban transport solutions. As the number of systems in the world increases, current, accurate, and complete information about existing and planned systems becomes increasingly important but difficult to collect. 

The goal of is to improve the sustainable transport community's access to reliable and current data about BRT and bus corridors currently in operation. The platform provides a convenient repository of data from a variety of sources including researchers, transit agencies, municipalities, and NGOs. has been cited by the International Energy Agency (IEA), UN-HABITAT, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and the International Transport Forum, among other leading institutions. 


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