BRT

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In the '90s, Keanu Reeves was hurtling down the roads and freeways of L.A. in a bus; 25 years later, city officials ponder ways to bring the city’s average bus speed above 10 mph.
Curbed Los Angeles
June 17, 2019, 2pm PDT
City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly intends to debut a plan to install several miles of bus-only lanes in the city.
Willamette Week
April 23, 2019, 1pm PDT
Two projects on the table in Glendale, California, a BRT line and a streetcar, would increase mobility options in the city.
Glendale News-Press
March 19, 2019, 9am PDT
Anyone hoping for rail transit down one of Los Angeles' busiest transit corridors will have to wait awhile.
Urbanize.LA
March 8, 2019, 7am PST
The bus lanes can be installed quickly, requiring minimal time and resources and offering a good return on investment, says a new report.
CityLab
January 11, 2019, 9am PST
Richmond, Virginia has achieved a big ridership bump, without a big investment.
Streetsblog
January 10, 2019, 12pm PST
The MAX Purple Line has begun service on 17 Avenue SE.
Roads and Bridges
December 22, 2018, 5am PST
Wisconsin’s growing capital is hoping to add bus only transit to accommodate its new residents.
The Cap Times
November 28, 2018, 7am PST
Milwaukee intends to move forward with bus lanes and electric buses. Officials hope a nine-mile route will start service in 2020.
Wisconsin Public Radio
October 2, 2018, 2pm PDT
The St. Petersburg Bus Rapid Transit is waiting for funding promised by Congress but yet to be paid out by the Federal Transit Administration.
Tampa Bay Times
September 25, 2018, 1pm PDT
Tacoma is growing, so the city is expanding light rail and introducing bus rapid transit.
The Urbanist
September 19, 2018, 1pm PDT
Pulse BRT, the second BRT system in the state of Virginia, runs down Broad Street and offers a mix of best practices and practicality to push the mode beyond what many cities are able to realize.
Greater Greater Washington
August 20, 2018, 12pm PDT
The Boston suburb will choose between five different bus routes, all of which will run in bus-only lanes.
Wicked Local
August 14, 2018, 1pm PDT
A federal grant meant to reduce congestion will make bus travel from Provo to Orem free until 2021.
The Salt Lake City Tribune
May 18, 2018, 6am PDT
The Omaha Bus Rapid Transit (ORBT) system will feature prepaid fares, 60-foot buses, level boarding, and bus lanes.
Omaha World Herald
April 25, 2018, 9am PDT
The Miami suburb of Pinecrest, Florida would benefit greatly from a Bus Rapid Transit line on U.S. 1, argues City Councilmember James McDonald
Cities Speak
April 24, 2018, 10am PDT
Oakland created a fund of $4 million dollars to aid small businesses affected by the construction of a new BRT line on International Blvd. So far, none of that money has been spent, though some of the funding was supposed to be spent by 2017.
KALW
March 23, 2018, 9am PDT
The 19 is one of the city's most popular bus routes, but a new plan will reduce wait times and speed up buses with pre-pay, signal priority, bump outs, and other improvements. Also, the 19 bus will become the C Line.
MinnPost
August 20, 2017, 11am PDT
The Orange Line, a bus rapid transit line running through Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley, has been a success. To those calling for an expensive conversion to rail, several experts say, why bother?
Curbed Los Angeles
August 18, 2017, 5am PDT
Changes to the BRTData.org criteria means fewer systems and corridors are considered to bus rapid transit.
The City Fix