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Pune Rainbow BRT opens new section

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Just months into operations, the Rainbow BRT in Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad, is already moving 67,000 commuters per day and receiving widespread attention. The high ridership is proof of the comfort of the system, and surveys show that passengers find taking the bus very convenient. A new 8-kilometre, 14-station stretch of Rainbow BRT has opened in Pimpri-Chinchwad, broadening access to the network. The success of system has been highlighted with the award of “Outstanding Contribution to Sustainable Mobility” at the Volvo Sustainable Mobility Awards 2015. Since the launch of the first Rainbow BRT corridor in August 2015, thousands of commuters have enjoyed high quality bus rides and the ease of use that comes with the system’s closed stations with sliding doors, level boarding, informative displays and transit maps.

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