Rendering of proposed MARTA bus rapid transit station in Roswell, Georgia

MARTA Reveals Renderings for Bus Rapid Transit Stops

The agency released a set of plans showing proposed station infrastructure as it works to expand BRT to a larger area around Atlanta.

March 9, 2023 - Urbanize Atlanta

Metro Transit Minneapolis

Minneapolis Leans Into Bus Rapid Transit

The city wants to become North America’s ‘bus rapid transit capital.’

December 13, 2022 - Governing

Aerial view of red painted bus-only center lanes on Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco

Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit Boosts Ridership in San Francisco

The new rapid bus line has cut travel times by 35 percent and boosted ridership on the Van Ness corridor.

November 11, 2022 - San Francisco Chronicle

View of enclosed glass pedestrian bridge over street with EMORY in large letters across the glass

MARTA Narrows Clifton Corridor Transit Line to Three Options

The agency has selected three potential plans for building a light rail or bus rapid transit line that would serve Emory University and other major employment and commercial hubs.

November 10, 2022 - Saporta Report

Downtown Houston covered bus station with one parked bus

Editorial: Why Houston’s University Line BRT Is a ‘Crucial’ Project

The Houston Chronicle editorial board comes out in support of a proposed 25-mile bus rapid transit line, arguing it would provide essential service to transit-dependent residents.

August 3, 2022 - Houston Chronicle

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

Vermont BRT

To Regain Transit Ridership, Policymakers Must Address Land Use and Housing

More buses and trains alone won't bring back riders; other incentives are needed to boost ridership and encourage new users.

August 20, 2021 - Governing

Quito BRT

Bus Rapid Transit Gaining in Popularity

As cities look to rebuild their transit systems, bus rapid transit provides a cheap and effective way to expand access and boost speed.

August 2, 2021 - The Washington Post

Proposed North Hollywood-Pasadena BRT Line

Controversial BRT Plans Revised in Los Angeles

The proposed changes to plans for a bus rapid transit route on Colorado Boulevard are an attempt to compromise between competing community concerns.

April 6, 2021 - Urbanize Los Angeles

Bus Only

Richmond Seeks to Expand Bus Rapid Transit

After seeing impressive ridership growth, Richmond's transit agency wants to expand bus rapid transit to more destinations in the region.

December 31, 2020 - Greater Greater Washington

Summerhill Bus Rapid Transit Project

Atlanta Bus Rapid Transit Project, a First in Georgia, Moves Along

The first-ever Bus Rapid Transit system for the region surrounding Atlanta is making progress, and ready to hire consultants.

October 18, 2020 - SaportaReport

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