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New kids on the Latin American Block: Line 4 Mexico, Transoeste Rio de Janerio, Fase III TransMilenio, Bogotá


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BRT continues its strong growth in Latin America in 2012. Mexico City expanded its network through its historic downtown. Rio de Janeiro opened its first full BRT corridor, the first installment of a 150 km network to be ready before the summer Olympics in 2016. Bogotá opened sections of TransMilenio Phase III, which will expand the system to 104 km by the end of 2012. This presentation will discuss particular aspects of each system, showing the evolution of BRT design concepts, as well as some challenges

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