Bus Rapid Transit
September 22, 2008
• Current Transport Situation in Delhi
• Need for Public Transport
• Integrated Multi-modal Public Transport Network-2021
• First BRT Corridor in Delhi
• Commuter Survey
• Lessons Learnt
Structure of the Presentation
• Population per sq. km in Delhi is
less compared to other cities like
Hong Kong, Seoul and Paris
(City) which are more densely
• Road space as percentage of total
land area is 21% in Delhi.
–Present road length- 28,000 Kms
with limited expansion
Road Space as Percentage of Total Area
Lower population density and higher road space are indicators for smooth
traffic condition in the city.
Delhi Vs. Other World Cities
World Cities - Population per sq. km.
Traffic Condition in Delhi
Only a quarter of city’s population own cars; cars and two-wheelers together
drive less than 20% of its people -- and yet roads are choked. (Source: CSE)
Motor vehicles registered in Delhi
198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007NO. OF VEHICLES REGISTEREDYEAR (1981-2007)
A total of 5.4 million vehicles are registered in Delhi as on March 31, 2008,
alone amount to the total number in Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai.
Source: Transport Department, GNCTD
Delhi adds 1,000 vehicles each day on its roads..Builds new roads in the
quest for ever expanding car based infrastructure….still no respite.
Fuel Loss at Traffic Signals
In Liters (In Million)
(in $ Million)*