DART BRT system combines the flexibility of bus transit with the speed, reliability and capacity of rail systems, at a fraction of the cost.

Tools and Features

  • bus lanes separated from other traffic, mostly in the middle of the road to reduce stoppages
  • Dar City navigator app: integrated public transport customer information platform for smartphone, web, SMS
  • trip planning with route and schedule information and system maps
  • user feedback, user surveys, incident reporting (e.g., sexual harassment)
  • tourist guide

Governance of Case

  • public transport authority

Drivers for Open Mobility

  • bus rapid transit allows existing stakeholders to get involved
  • the bus bodies will be built in the city and local operators will look after tickets, fare collection and IT thus fostering the development of the local economy
  • open source system data for use by third-party developers (GTFS format)

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