STIB (Brussels, Belgium)

STIB is the largest Belgian urban public transport company and serves the 19 municipalities of the Brussels-Capital Region as well as 11 other outlying municipalities. It provides transport for a population of over 1,150,000 inhabitants and thousands of commuters. The STIB network has four metro lines, 19 tram lines, 50 bus lines and 11 night bus lines.

In 2012, the Brussels public transport company provided 349 million journeys. This represents a 6% increase and 19 million additional journeys over the year before. According to forecasts, STIB must be able to handle 415 million journeys by 2017, a 20% increase in ridership.