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BRT Spreads Across North America

<p>This report from <em>Metro Magazine</em> outlines 25 North American cities currently planning bus rapid transit lines.</p>
April 4, 2008, 8am PDT | Nate Berg
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"The results of METRO's BRT 25 survey highlight 30 projects in 25 cities across the U.S., as well as in Canada, where the bus rapid transit (BRT) systems of two cities are covered."

"Billions of dollars in new BRT projects are sprouting up all over the country, particularly on the West Coast, which reported 11 new BRTs in the planning stages, totaling approximately $1.8 billion - one-third of the estimated total of all surveyed projects that provided a dollar amount ($3.6 billion). Of the projects surveyed, 27 provided capital costs or an estimate."

Cities covered in this report include Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, San Antonio and Winnipeg.

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Published on Thursday, April 3, 2008 in Metro Magazine
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