Dakar, Senegal’s Electric BRT Leads the Way for African Cities

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The city of Dakar recently launched the anticipated 18.3km fully electric BRT system, a first in the Africa region. The e-BRT system is expected to carry 300,000 passengers a day and reduce travel journey time from 95 to 45 minutes. The system is set to operate a robust fleet of 144 articulated e-buses, spearheading a transformative shift towards zero emission urban transport, a mode shift from private vehicle uses through better quality urban transport as well as encouraging renewable energy sources in the Africa region. 

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