This piece originally appeared on TheCityFix blog.
Three global organizations recently launched a new public database of bus rapid transit (BRT) systems around the world.
Here are some need-to-know numbers of BRT trends:
13 – Cities with BRT systems in the United States
24 – Cities with BRT systems in Asia
36 – Countries with BRT systems worldwide
95 – Different indicators used in the brtdata.org database
129 – New corridors implemented globally since 2000
134 – Cities with BRT systems
560 – Kilometers (348 miles) of BRT 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