Bus Rapid Transit

3 days ago
A federal grant meant to reduce congestion will make bus travel from Provo to Orem free until 2021.
The Salt Lake City Tribune
July 16, 2018, 12pm PDT
Pierce Transit has committed to bus rapid transit to replace convention bus service on Route 1 between the two cities in Pierce County, Washington.
The Urbanist
July 12, 2018, 5am PDT
A new network of buses, designed with the bus priority features, has been proposed in Miami. The catch: it would come at the expense of a promised rail extension program.
Miami Herald
June 11, 2018, 1pm PDT
The Urbanist details on of the big bus rapid transit routes on the table in Seattle.
The Urbanist
May 30, 2018, 6am PDT
The Port Authority of Allegheny County is expected to submit a proposal for a $199.5 million electric bus rapid transit system for federal funding.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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
May 5, 2018, 1pm PDT
Here's another entry in the ongoing debate over which public transit mode reigns supreme.
YouTube
May 3, 2018, 9am PDT
Bus Rapid Transit along I-405 and SR-522 will b completed by 2024 if plan is approved and built on schedule.
Bothell Kenmore Reporter
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
April 18, 2018, 10am PDT
CapMetro's plan calls for high-capacity transit but does not specify whether that will mean a train or bus rapid transit.
The Daily Texan
April 17, 2018, 1pm PDT
On April 9, FTA awarded $43 million for a new, 12-mile bus rapid transit line in Everett; $30 million to extend BRT 10 miles in Kansas City and $22.5 million to extend a North Bay commuter rail line two miles to a ferry terminal on San Francisco Bay.
AASHTO Journal
March 9, 2018, 5am PST
The Summerhill Bus Rapid Transit Project—on track to become the first bus rapid transit line in the state of Georgia—received a critical bath of funding from the federal government this week in the form of a $12.6 million TIGER grant.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 19, 2018, 7am PST
A highly congested route in Houston is getting new, dedicated bus lanes. Metro looks ready to build the kind of high-quality BRT line that has been a tough sell in the United States.
Houston Chronicle
February 16, 2018, 1pm PST
Expect more cities and transit agencies around the country to wrestle with funding quandaries if the Trump Administration gets its way with existing capital investment grants.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
February 8, 2018, 7am PST
To close a $14 million budget shortfall, TriMet may scale back aspects of the planned bus line.
Oregon Live
February 6, 2018, 8am PST
Local politicians and the public had years to review a proposal that would create dedicated lanes for bus service along El Camino as it cuts through the region. The project found very little support.
Mountain View Voice
February 3, 2018, 11am PST
All of Fulton County, Georgia except Atlanta (which has its own transit plans) is moving forward with a new transit agenda.
Reporter Newspapers
January 24, 2018, 10am PST
As the second busiest bus corridor in the area, Vermont Avenue is currently a candidate for bus rapid transit. But would rail be a better choice?
Urbanize LA
January 1, 2018, 1pm PST
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is pitching local governments on the idea of restricting lanes for use by buses during peak hours on a major inter-city thoroughfare. One city, at least, doesn't like the idea.
The Mercury News