The Odisha government is planning the Bhubaneswar Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) in line with the Ahmedabad BRTS. The state housing and urban development secretary, G Mathivathanan, will visit Gujarat for a study on Ahmedabad BRTS for this purpose. Started operation in 2009, Ahmedabad BRTS model has so far been accepted as the first complete BRTS in India.
The Bhubaneswar project is being planned in two phases. In the first phase, nine corridors would be created.