BRT Money Heads to Chicago and New York

Chicago and New York City have secured funds form the Federal Transportation Administration to build bus rapid transit systems.

"In Chicago $24.6 million will go to fund a new downtown circulator, linking major transit and tourism hubs. The Central Area Transitway will connect Union Station to Navy Pier with several stops along the way. The would be extended to include the West Loop, the Museum Campus, and McCormick Place. $11 million will go to create express bus service on Jeffrey Boulevard from 103 Street and Story Avenue to Jefferson and Washington."

Chicago is pulling in $35 million total, while New York has been awarded $18 million.

Full Story: Chicago and New York Score Big Bucks for BRT

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