June 8, 2016, 12pm PDT
The proposed East-West Bus Rapid Transit project has already built the political support that doomed a previous attempt at light rail along the corridor.
June 5, 2016, 9am PDT
Construction is set to begin on a $28 million, 15.7-mile bus rapid transit route in the city of Fresno.
May 18, 2016, 1pm PDT
The cities of Oakdale and Lake Elmo made their opposition to a proposed busway connecting to St. Paul known by withdrawing their support for the project. Now Gold Line transit planners are refocusing their efforts on station location decisions.
April 20, 2016, 1pm PDT
The newly opened section of the Metroway—already D.C. Metro's "premium bus service"—includes the region's first stretch of bus rapid transit.
Greater Greater Washington
March 31, 2016, 5am PDT
A new website and a pair of public meetings kick off the planning process for an East-West bus rapid transit (BRT) route in Milwaukee County.
March 29, 2016, 2pm PDT
Residents of suburbs located east of St. Paul in Minnesota have coalesced to oppose the Gateway Corridor Gold Line project, which would connect 12 stops along a bus rapid transit line.
March 24, 2016, 7am PDT
Now that the Albuquerque City Council has approved a plan to create bus-only lanes on Central Avenue, the city will seek federal funding for the project.
March 21, 2016, 10am PDT
San Diego's diverse urban North Park Community, once a victim of suburban flight, is now dealing with urban remigration. Urban planner Howard Blackson and community activist Don Leichtling collaborate on community plan update recommendations.
February 14, 2016, 9am PST
Metro Transit officials announced the opening date for the A Line—the first of potentially many more rapid bus routes featuring platform level boarding and signal priority.
February 3, 2016, 7am PST
Duncan McLaren and Julian Agyeman launch a withering critique of the sharing economy as we know it, and envision "sharing cities" built around technologies that put community before commerce.
January 29, 2016, 11am PST
Nashville residents are being asked to choose their preference among a menu of transit planning options. The most expensive version of the plan would cost $5.4 billion, the least $800 million.
December 28, 2015, 6am PST
A car-dependent city is undertaking one of the most ambitious build-outs of bus rapid transit found anywhere in the United States.
U.S. Department Of Transportation
October 2, 2015, 2pm PDT
A case study of media coverage in Connecticut finds a double standard between the CTFastrak and Interstate 84 projects.
Tri-State Transportation Campaign
August 26, 2015, 12pm PDT
But not to Portland, nor even in Oregon for that matter. The Vine will service downtown Vancouver, Washington and be operated by Vancouver's public transit agency, C-TRAN. It broke ground in downtown Vancouver on Monday.
Oregon Public Broadcasting
July 27, 2015, 11am PDT
San Diego's bus rapid transit line, open for nine months, hasn't improved transit service along El Cajon Boulevard. Critics blame cuts to the original plan.
July 13, 2015, 7am PDT
Richmond, Virginia is launching a planning study aimed at maximizing the benefits of a proposed bus rapid transit system connecting the city and its surrounding metropolitan area.
June 24, 2015, 9am PDT
Gold Standard is the term used by the Institute for Transportation & Development Policy to define world-class BRT service. A recently released ITDP study, underwritten by the Barr Foundation, argues for more Gold Standard service.
June 4, 2015, 7am PDT
That's how two San Francisco Chronicle reporters are painting the loss of 591 parking spaces to bike lanes, parklets, and bus rapid transit this year, after losing 180 downtown spaces last year. Streetsblog's Aaron Bialick responds.
May 21, 2015, 10am PDT
Omaha sets out to prove that strong transit isn't just "a Portland thing or a New York thing."
May 10, 2015, 9am PDT
The public is getting a chance to respond to the idea of building a bus rapid transit line along a heavily traveled corridor between Pittsburgh and Oakland to the east.