Teresina, Piauí, Brazil
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Overview - Teresina
Located east of the Parnaíba River and split in two by the Poti River, Teresina is the capital of and the largest 871,000 inhabitants in the city proper as of 2021. The Teresina metropolitan area comprised 1,226,578 residents as of the 2021 IBGE census estimate.
Teresina's rapid transit network consists of five bus rapid transit open busways. It also has a BRT-Lite open busway and a commuter rail service.
Opened 1991, the Teresina Metro consists of a single commuter rail service that serves the city of Teresina, Piauí and the eastern suburbs.
Line 1 (Linha 1)
Line 1 of the Teresina Metro is a commuter rail service on a East-West alignment. It runs from Engenheiro Alberto Silva in the west to Itararé in the east, serving 9 stations.
Line 1 was opened in January 1991 and the last extension to the line was to Engenheiro Alberto Silva in 2010. Line 1 is operated by the Companhia Metropolitana de Transportes do Piauí.
Opened 2018, Inthegra consists of five bus rapid transit open busways and a BRT-Lite open busway that serve the city of Teresina, Piauí. There are two other corridors with terminals but no intermediate stations.
Corredor Sul I - Henry Wall
Inthegra Corredor Sul I is a bus rapid transit open busway on a North-South alignment. It runs from Baixa do Chicão in the north to Terminal Parque Piauí in the south, serving 10 stations along Av. Barão de Gurguéia and Av. Henry Wall de Carvalho.
Inthegra Corredor Sul I was opened in March 2018.
Corredor Sul II - Wall Ferraz
Inthegra Corredor Sul II is a bus rapid transit open busway on a North-South alignment. It runs from Av. Higino Cunha in the north to Terminal Bela Vista in the south, serving 12 stations along Av. Miguel Rosa and Av. Prefeito Wall Ferraz.
Inthegra Corredor Sul II was opened in March 2018 and the last extension was to Terminal Bela Vista in June 2019.
Corredor Leste - João XXIII/Presidente Kennedy
Inthegra Corredor Leste is a bus rapid transit open busway on an southwest-northeast alignment. It runs from Universal in the southwest to Terminal Zoobotânico in the northeast, serving 11 stations along Av. João XXIII and Av. Presidente Kennedy.
Inthegra Corredor Leste was opened in November 2018 and the last extension was to Terminal Zoobotânico in April 2019.
Corredor Sudeste - Gil Martins
Inthegra Corredor Sudeste is a bus rapid transit open busway on an east-west alignment. It runs from Samu in the west to Três Andares in the east, serving 4 stations along Av. Gil Martins. Service continues in mixed traffic to Terminal Itararé. Technically the corridor length is under 3 km but we are considering it BRT on this website.
Inthegra Corredor Sudeste was opened in April 2019.
Corredor Norte I - Rui Barbosa
Inthegra Corredor Norte I is a BRT-Lite open busway on a north-south alignment. It runs from Matadouro in the south to Terminal Rui Barbosa in the north, serving 3 stations along R. Rui Barbosa. We are unable to confirm final names of stations.
Inthegra Corredor Norte I was opened in February 2020.
Corredor Norte II - Duque de Caxias
Inthegra Corredor Norte II is a bus rapid transit open busway on a north-south alignment. It runs from Igreja da Trindade in the south to Terminal Buenos Aires in the north, serving 5 stations along Av. Duque de Caxias. Technically the corridor length is under 3 km but we are considering it BRT on this website. We are unable to confirm final names of stations.
Inthegra Corredor Norte II was opened in February 2020.
References & Helpful Links
Official Website for Inthegra: STRANS
The Teresina Metro color was taken from the map on Wikipedia as of September 2022.