View of Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, with red bus-only lanes

San Francisco Bus Rapid Transit Performing Well, One Month In

After a month of service, the Van Ness BRT line has cut travel times by roughly nine minutes and spurred increased ridership.

May 5, 2022 - Mass Transit

Houston Bus Lane

Houston Plans for More Bus Rapid Transit

The city's transit agency hopes a more comprehensive and connected rapid transit network will encourage more Houstonians to use buses.

March 27, 2022 - Houston Chronicle

San Francisco, California

Beleaguered San Francisco Bus Project To Open April 1

San Francisco's much-delayed Van Ness BRT line, expected to speed up travel along the 'grandest boulevard,' has finally received an opening date.

February 17, 2022 - The San Francisco Chronicle

Indianapolis Cityscape

New Bus Rapid Transit Line Expected To Revitalize Indianapolis Neighborhoods

In addition to connecting residents to jobs and medical facilities, city leaders hope the BRT line will boost economic development along the route.

February 16, 2022 - NBC News

Red Lynx bus in operation on Vineland Avenue in Orlando, Florida in April 2021.

Central Florida Wins $300,000 Transit-Oriented Development Grant

A federal grant designed to address climate change and environmental justice will help fund nine new bus rapid transit stations in Central Florida.

February 14, 2022 - Bungalower

Bus Priority Zones

Op-Ed: Invest More in Chicago's Buses

In addition to funding the city's roadways and trains, Chicago could use new federal infrastructure dollars to shore up its bus system and invest in bus rapid transit that would improve service for riders.

February 3, 2022 - Chicago Tribune

Rendering of Van Ness Avenue with Bus Rapid Transit

San Francisco's First BRT Line Closer to Opening

The Van Ness Avenue Bus Rapid Transit project will bring the first dedicated BRT corridor to San Francisco, nearly two decades after voters approved the project.

February 1, 2022 - Mass Transit

Indianapolis Bus Rapid Transit

State Bill Could Kill Indy BRT Line

A law proposed in the Indiana state legislature would ban dedicated bus lanes and force IndyGo to cancel a planned bus rapid transit line to the city's airport.

January 14, 2022 - Indianapolis Star

Metroway bus

Doubling Down on Bus Rapid Transit in Northern Virginia

Arlington County plans an expansion of the D.C. region's first Bus Rapid Transit line.

December 2, 2021 - ARLnow


Downtown Atlanta Association Calls for Changes to Proposed BRT Line

The group expressed concerns with changes made to a key segment, which leaves riders with fewer connections to existing transit and does not position the line for future growth.

October 27, 2021 - Urbanize Atlanta

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