BRT Planning, Design & Advanced Operations


  
  
 
 
© IETT
  • Training
02/03/2020
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04/03/2020
Istanbul
  • Turkey

About: 

Objectives

  • Broaden your knowledge and perspective on BRT by learning and sharing experience with professional leaders
  • Learn how to make design and manage BRT operations more efficient
  • Understand the impact of new technology and software to get more value out of a BRT System
  • Learn from best practice from all around the world: showcases from local operators, authorities and the industry

Target audience

  • Professionals working for transport authorities and operators
  • Other employees with particular interest in BRT Investments
  • Staff from the industry interested in getting an insight into the planning and operations of bus services
  • The course is suitable for participants from companies worldwide

A top level methodology

Interactive plenary sessions with introduction by the course leader, presentation by the trainer and open discussion with participants followed by workshops to share experience in smaller groups.

  • Learn from skillful trainers
  • Share your knowledge and experience with other participants
  • Discuss real life examples and lessons learned from different models of organisation
  • Challenge your thinking on the way to organise public transport services

UITP Training Programmes and all related processes are certified for ISO29990:2010 – the standard for learning services for non-formal education and training.

Speakers: 

Guido Bruggeman, Senior Transport Consultant, Public Transport
Consultancy Services, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Dr. Ricardo Giesen, Associate Professor, Department of Transport Engineering & Logistics, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile & Director of the BRT+ Centre of Excellence, Chile
Zeynel Albas, BRT Depots Director, IETT, Turkey
Özlem TATAR, UITP Academy Manager, Belgium
Celal Tolga IMAMOGLU, Transport & Road Safety Manager, WRI, Turkey

 

 

Programme: 

 
 

DAY 1

09:00 Welcome and introduction to the training programme
 
09:30 Introduction: BRT as a Transport System Concept
 
10:15 Rationale and Justification for BRT and Bus Priority
  • Bus  priority:  a  matter  of  choice
  • Benefits  of  bus  priority
  • Bus  priority:  impact  on  operations
  • Traffic Signal Priority
 
10:45 Coffee Break
 
11:15 Planning of BRT Systems
  • Planning Process
  • Vehicles
  • Operations and  ITS
12:15 Lunch
 
13:30 Design of BRT System 1
  • Corridor Selection
  • Bus ways: oads  for  buses  only
  • Bus  lanes:  saving  space  - saving  investments
  • Design aspects  of  bus  lanes
15:00 Coffee Break
 
15:30 Design of BRT System 2
  • Stations
  • Road Infrastructure design
  • Depot
  • Branding
 
17:00 End of day 1
 

DAY 2

 
09:00 Procurement of BRT system
  • Procurement strategy (packaging)
  • Infrastructure
  • Vehicle procurement and commissioning
  • Payment and software systems
 
09:45 Commissioning of BRT System and Operations
  • Concept of operations
  • Operations management
 
10:30 Coffee Break
 
11:00 Safety Management in BRT System
 
11:30 Communication and Branding of a BRT
 
12:15 Lunch
 
13:30 Case Study: BRT in Istanbul
 
14:30 Introduction Technical Visit
 
14:45 Coffee Break
 
15:15 BRT: Success factors and lessons learned
 
15:45 Questions and answers session
 
16:30 Closing Remarks & Certificate Ceremony
 
17:00 End of day 2
 

DAY 3

 
Technical visit to Istanbul's Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Line: "IETT Metrobüs"
 
09:00              Departure from training venue to IETT Edirnekapi Metobüs Depot
 
09:30              Arrival at IETT Edirnekapi Metobüs Depot
 
  • Presentation about IETT and their operations in Istanbul 
  • Presentation about Istanbul BRT Line and BRT Operations
  • Visit to Bus Operations Control Centre (OCC)
  • Visit to Bus Maintenance Depot 
  • Visit to BRT Line and taking a trip on BRT to experience
 
12:00              Departure to training venue
 
12:30             End of visit
 
 

 

Registration: 

 

Until 03/02/2020

After 03/02/2020

UITP Member

1210 €

1690 €

UITP Member « developing nations »*

885 €

1235 €

Non-member

1635 €

2280 €

Non-member « developing nations »*

1095 €

1540 €

Group UITP Member (4 or +)

1130 €

Group UITP Member (4 or +) « developing nations »*

830 €

Group Non-Member (4 or +)

1520 €

Group Non-Member (4 or +) « developing nations »*

1020 €

* Participants from developing nations benefit from a special discount. Check here the list of eligible countries.

To register a group of 4 persons of more from the same organisation, please contact: yasin.basar(at)uitp.org

Participation fees include:

  • Training instruction
  • Lunches and coffee breaks
  • All training documents: Binder including all presentations and supporting documents; Access to all training material via UITP's digital library  (after the training)

Groups generally consist of 25 participants and are limited to about 30 in order to increase the learning experience and interaction during the programme. Places allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Terms and Conditions

Please download our Terms and Conditions here

Contact Person

Mr. Yasin Basar, UITP Turkey Office, yasin.basar(at)uitp.org

Practical information: 

Training Venue:

Marmara Municipalities Union 

Address: 
Marmara Belediyeler Birliği
Sarıdemir Mahallesi, Ragıp Gümüşpala Cad. 
No:10, 34134 Eminönü - Fatih/Istanbul
 

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Accommodation

Participants are responsible for making their own hotel reservation.

Hotels nearby the training venue:

 

Legacy Ottoman Hotel
Address: Hobyar Mah. Hamidiye Cad. No:16
34112 Sirkeci / Istanbul
Phone: +90 212 527 67 67
 
Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus
Address: Kemankeş Caddesi No: 57-59,
34425 Karaköy - Istanbul
Phone: +90  212 372 07 00
 
The House Hotel Karaköy
Address: Azapkapı, Bankalar Cd. No:5 
Karaköy, 34421 İstanbul
Phone: +90 212 244 64 34
 
Radisson Blu Hotel, Istanbul Pera
Address: Evliya Celebi Mah Refik Saydam,
Tepebaşı Cd. 34430 Istanbul
Phone: +90 212 377 2500 
 
Elite World İstanbul Hotel
Address: Şehit Muhtar Mh.
Şehit Muhtar Caddesi No:42
34437 Beyoğlu/İstanbul
Phone: +90 212 313 83 83
 
The Green Park Hotel Taksim
Address: Kocatepe Mahallesi, 
Abdülhak Hamit Cd. No:34, 
34437 Beyoğlu/İstanbul
Phone: +90 212 238 05 05
 
Ramada Istanbul Taksim
Address: Kocatepe Mahallesi, 
Recep Paşa Cd. No:15,
34437 Beyoğlu/İstanbul
Phone: +90 212 238 54 60
 
Point Hotel Taksim
Address: Kocatepe Mahallesi, 
Topçu Cd. No:2, 
34437 Beyoğlu/İstanbul
Phone: +90 212 313 50 00
 
 

Speakers: 

Guido Bruggeman, Senior Transport Consultant, Public Transport
Consultancy Services, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Dr. Ricardo Giesen, Associate Professor, Department of Transport Engineering & Logistics, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile & Director of the BRT+ Centre of Excellence, Chile
Zeynel Albas, BRT Depots Director, IETT, Turkey
Özlem TATAR, UITP Academy Manager, Belgium
Celal Tolga IMAMOGLU, Transport & Road Safety Manager, WRI, Turkey

 

 

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