Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico
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Overview - Querétaro
Querétaro (Santiago de Querétaro) is the capital and the largest city by population in Querétaro. It has approximately 1,050,000 inhabitants in the city proper as of 2020. The Querétaro metropolitan area comprised 1,594,212 residents as of the 2020 INEGI census.
Querétaro's rapid transit network consists of four bus rapid transit open busways.
Opened 2017, Qrobús consists of four bus rapid transit open busways that serve the city of Querétaro, Querétaro and the surrounding suburbs.
Eje Constitución de 1917
Qrobús Eje Constitución de 1917 is a bus rapid transit open busway on a Southwest-Northeast alignment. It runs from Zona Industrial Balvanera in the southwest to Mirador in the northeast along Av Constituyentes and Highway 45, serving 23 stations of which two are in a single direction only. It runs in the median of Av Constituyentes between Tecnológico and Carretas, east of Mirador, and at the Mirador terminus. It runs in dedicated curb lanes elsewhere.
Eje Constitución de 1917 was opened in October 2017 and the last extension was to Mirador sometime around March 2020. A new station at Citadina may or may not exist.
Eje Avenida de la Luz
Qrobús Eje Avenida de la Luz is a bus rapid transit open busway on an East-West alignment. It runs from Las Torres in the west to Vesubio in the east via Avenida de la Luz, serving 7 stations entirely on a dedicated median guideway. Service through operates into Eje Menchaca to the east.
Eje Avenida de la Luz was opened in October 2017 .
Qrobús Eje Menchaca is a bus rapid transit open busway on an East-West alignment. It runs from Vesubio in the west to De La Patria in the east via Avenida Cerro Sombrerete, Calle Calzada de Belén, De La Patria, and Calle Santiago Tlatelolco, serving 13 stations of which two are served in a single direction only. Service through operates into Eje Av. de la Luz to the west and Eje Pie de la Cuesta in the middle of the corridor. Most of the corridor runs in dedicated median lanes, though the portion between Vesubio and San Pablo is curbside or mixed traffic as is the portion on Portal de Samaniego. There is a one directional loop to the east that includes Belén; we cannot verify if this portion is BRT standard or not due to lack of adequate streetview or satellite view coverage.
Eje Menchaca was opened sometime in early 2020, likely at the end of January or start of February .
Eje Pie de la Cuesta
Qrobús Eje Pie de la Cuesta is a bus rapid transit open busway on a North-South alignment. It runs from Fray Junípero in the north to Rio Tuxpan in the south, serving 17 stations of which 9 are served in a single direction only. Service through operates into Eje Menchaca in the middle of the corridor. The entire corridor runs in dedicated median lanes.
Eje Pie de la Cuesta was opened sometime in 2021.
References & Helpful Links
Official Website for Qrobús: Instituto Queretano del Transporte
Official Line Map - Qrobús [PDF] [Last Accessed Feb 02, 2021]
Colors for Eje Constitución de 1917 and Eje Av. de la Luz taken from official line maps as of February 2021. Colors for Eje Menchaca, Eje Pie de la Cuesta, and Eje 5 de Febrero taken from MRTM's unofficial system map due to lack of official online resources.