Bus Rapid Transit

October 3, 2018, 11am PDT
A looping in Downtown St. Paul is at risk after Ramsey County commissioners threaten to scuttle the project.
Pioneer Press
October 3, 2018, 9am PDT
UTA's Bus Rapid Transit Line is yet to be completed but, by removing fares, the service has quintupled its ridership.
The Salt Lake City Tribune
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
October 2, 2018, 1pm PDT
More details have emerged for yet another large transit project in Los Angeles County.
Urbanize LA
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
September 16, 2018, 11am PDT
The city of Pittsburgh and the Port Authority of Allegheny County are working together on a proposal to build dedicated bus lanes between Downtown Pittsburgh and the suburb of Oakland. A federal partner is still necessary.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
September 12, 2018, 1pm PDT
Measure M, approved by L.A. County voters in 2016, is enabling a slew of transit projects in the San Fernando Valley.
Urbanize LA
September 11, 2018, 2pm PDT
A major road-widening project will begin construction next year. The project is a long time coming for a fast-growing region, but the final product will reflect a new approach to highway funding.
The Seattle Times
August 24, 2018, 1pm PDT
The city of Albuquerque has finally received the $75 million it needed to complete an ambitious plan for electric bus rapid transit along Central Avenue.
KOB4
August 21, 2018, 2pm PDT
The Division Transit Project recently received some badly needed funding from the city of Portland, finally reversing a streak of bad news. The project will still need a substantial allocation from the federal government.
The Oregonian
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
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
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