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Bus Rapid Transit

6 days ago
The proposed changes to plans for a bus rapid transit route on Colorado Boulevard are an attempt to compromise between competing community concerns.
Urbanize Los Angeles
February 1, 2021, 12pm PST
All the heavy rail, light rail, bus rapid transit, and commuter rail projects expected to open in North American in 2021.
January 1, 2021, 6am PST
Bus lanes are catching on in the Boston region. The city of Brookline is the latest example.
Streetsblog Mass
December 31, 2020, 11am PST
After seeing impressive ridership growth, Richmond's transit agency wants to expand bus rapid transit to more destinations in the region.
Greater Greater Washington
December 1, 2020, 7am PST
Some portions of the bus rapid transit (BRT) system planned for Madison, Wisconsin will resemble the fully realized BRT systems more common in other parts of the world.
Wisconsin State Journal
November 15, 2020, 9am PST
Still under environmental review, plans are still being made for the bus rapid transit line that would connect North Hollywood and Pasadena.
Urbanize Los Angeles
November 6, 2020, 5am PST
A new Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority program has quickly deployed bus infrastructure around the Boston area, focusing on neighborhoods where people are relying on the bus during the pandemic.
Next City
November 4, 2020, 8am PST
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority recently released a draft environmental impact report for the NoHo to Pasadena Transit Corridor.
Los Angeles Daily News
November 2, 2020, 12pm PST
Voters in Portland-area voters will decide on a transportation funding measure for the "Get Moving 2020" plan, with details of four bus rapid transit project targeted for funding announced within weeks of the election.
October 28, 2020, 8am PDT
The federal government has committed funding to two transit projects in Fort Worth, if local officials can provide matching funding. Fort Worth councilmembers are having trouble parting with the cash.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
October 18, 2020, 5am PDT
The first-ever Bus Rapid Transit system for the region surrounding Atlanta is making progress, and ready to hire consultants.
September 22, 2020, 12pm PDT
Peter Calthorpe's case study of El Camino Real in the Silicon Valley shows the potential for affordable housing development in the land surrounding side right-of-ways.
CNU Public Square
August 17, 2020, 9am PDT
The Madison Bus Rapid Transit LIne, also known as the RapidRide G Line, got a green light from federal authorities to move forward in the grant funding process.
Seattle Department of Transportation
August 6, 2020, 8am PDT
Elevated stations, level boardings, dedicated lanes, camera enforcement of lanes—AC Transit's Tempo bus rapid transit line has it all.
The Mercury News
March 3, 2020, 8am PST
The city of Phoenix is readying a public process to add several new bus rapid transit corridors to city streets, in accordance with the Phoenix Transportation 2050 plan.
February 4, 2020, 10am PST
An expansion of Interstate 405 in the Seattle region will include bus rapid transit stations that will allow vehicles to travel even faster along the new transit corridor.
The Urbanist
January 27, 2020, 6am PST
The Lee Highway is expected to face new strains, and new life, with the arrival of Amazon, so planners are planning a transformation, starting with a new bus lane.
Arl Now
December 1, 2019, 9am PST
A long-awaited bus rapid transit system has opened to the public this weekend, a cause for celebration in Albuquerque,.
Albuquerque Journal
November 29, 2019, 7am PST
Despite major opposition by residents, the Madison Common Council approved a $40 motor vehicle registration fee (aka 'wheel tax') on an 11-8 vote on Oct. 29 to help fund the city's new East-West Bus Rapid Transit system.
Wisconsin State Journal
November 19, 2019, 6am PST
The first bus rapid transit line planned in the Atlanta region relies on federal approval.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution