Bus Rapid Transit

A tool from EMRARQ Brasil allows users to compile and compare data on the use and growth of bus rapid transit around the world, including in the United States, where 18 cities now use BRT or bus priority corridors.
6 hours ago   The City Fix
The London bus network carries over twice the number of people as the underground network. "But with Britain's new coalition government preparing comprehensive budget cuts, the future of London's transport network is uncertain."
Jul 29, 2010   The Global Urbanist
A new bus rapid transit project has begun construction in Amman, Jordan -- a first for the country.
Jul 26, 2010   Treehugger
Chicago and New York City have secured funds form the Federal Transportation Administration to build bus rapid transit systems.
Jul 13, 2010   The Architect's Newspaper
Opinion
Jul 12, 2010   By Todd Litman
This feature from <em>New York</em> magazine looks at the increasingly attractive option of introducing more bus rapid transit lines into New York City.
Jul 6, 2010   New York
All summer long the newly installed BRT in Bangkok will offer free rides to passengers as the kinks are worked out of the system.
Jul 1, 2010   TheCityFix
More changes are coming to Manhattan as auto-space yields to bus-space on First and Second Aves. Will transit users comply with the honor system as boarding will take place from all three doors? The lanes will be 'terra-cotta brown' without barrier.
Jun 8, 2010   The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
This post from <em>The City Fix</em> looks at some of the new public transit systems that have been built in South Africa ahead of this year's World Cup.
Jun 4, 2010   The City Fix
<em>Los Angeles Times</em> columnist David Lazarus offers broad suggestions for fixing public transit in L.A.
May 20, 2010   Los Angeles Times
With a plan to distribute $775 million in federal funding for urban bus projects, <em>Next American City</em>'s Yonah Freemark suggests using it to fund projects like Cleveland's Healthline BRT.
May 6, 2010   Next American City