Common questions

Is Rea Vaya a bus?

Is Rea Vaya a bus?

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How does the Rea Vaya system work?

The Rea Vaya works on a smartcard payment system, on entering the station or bus the passenger taps his/her smartcard onto the validator / scanner and taps out at the next station with the calculated amount ( calculated according to distance approx. $0.5 per 5 km).

How many buses does Rea Vaya have?

277 buses
To date, Rea Vaya has a fleet of 277 buses and the Phase 1C bus fleet will number between 240 to 260 buses (fuel source to be determined).

How much is Rea Vaya penalty?

What about penalties using the card? A penalty fee of R32. 00 will be charged if you do not “tap-out” to complete your journey. Rea Vaya journey begins with a “tap in” and ends with a “tap out”.

Is Rea Vaya operating?

Rea Vaya operates weekdays from Monday to Friday from 5am to 9pm and weekends 5am – 6pm.

Does Rea Vaya go to Florida?

Johannesburg Park Station to Florida bus services, operated by Rea Vaya, depart from Park Station. Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg Park Station to Florida is 14 km.

Why was the Rea Vaya bus rapid transit system designed?

creating turn-arounds and reducing route lengths. bringing people closer to the stations through appropriate infrastructure for cycling and walking; integrating Rea Vaya BRT with the informal transportation sector. providing incentives for people to travel off-peak by providing more attractive ticket prices.

Who is the CEO of Rea Vaya?

Busisiwe Legodi –
Busisiwe Legodi – Chief Executive Officer – Piotrans – Rea Vaya | LinkedIn.

Can you pay cash for Rea Vaya?

The system does not allow for cash to be used on entry and points to be used on exist, or vice versa. The minimum amount that must be loaded onto a smartcard at any given time in order to utilise the bus service is R18. 00 in cash or 18 points – which is the maximum fare on any Rea Vaya bus route.

What time does Rea Vaya start operating?

5am to 9pm
Rea Vaya operates weekdays from Monday to Friday from 5am to 9pm and weekends 5am – 6pm. Buses run at a 5-minute frequency (every 5 minutes) during peak hours, which are from 5am to 08:30pm.

Who is the owner of Rea Vaya?

City of Johannesburg

Rea Vaya
Owner City of Johannesburg
Locale Johannesburg, South Africa
Stations 58

How much do Rea Vaya drivers earn?

Average Rea Vaya Driver monthly pay in Gauteng is approximately R 3 000, which is 64% below the national average. Salary information comes from 2 data points collected directly from employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months.

What is the Rea Vaya bus rapid transit system?

In order to deal with the increasing transport problems faced in Johannesburg today, the City is pleased to introduce the Rea Vaya Bus Rapid Transit System. Rea Vaya Buses will run in exclusive, dedicated lanes in the centre of existing roads.

What does Rea Vaya mean in English?

Rea Vaya (which means “we are going” in Scamto) is a bus rapid transit system operating in Johannesburg, South Africa. It opened in phases starting on 30 August 2009. Rea Vaya links the Johannesburg CBD and Braamfontein with Soweto. It is currently expanding towards Sandton, Rosebank and Midrand as well.

What is Rea Vaya BRT?

The Rea Vaya (‘we are going’) Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system provides accessible, reliable and affordable public transport services for residents of Johannesburg and reduces the city’s C02 emissions. The City of Johannesburg’s Rea Vaya BRT is used by 45,000 commuters daily.

What is the Johannesburg Rea Vaya operator business plan?

The Johannesburg Rea Vaya operator business plan has been modelled on successful BRT systems in Latin America, where they have almost identical situations to those in South Africa, with large numbers of minibus taxis and buses vying for passengers, and where both incumbent taxi and bus operators have become the new BRT operators.