Bus Rapid Transit

6 hours ago
A two-mile loop to be included in the planned Gold Line bus rapid transit route had been at risk due to political opposition. Now it's included in the preferred alternative presented for federal funding.
Pioneer Press
5 days ago
Approval of two plans to bring new transit modes to the Atlanta region, reaching into the suburbs, mark a turning point in the transit history of the Southeast.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
December 6, 2018, 7am PST
Streetfilms explores the efforts of cities in the Boston region tp redesign bus operations.
Streetsblog USA
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
November 23, 2018, 11am PST
Transit should make people's lives better, with density a key component of successful systems.
Urban Edge
November 8, 2018, 11am PST
The bus rapid transit route known as the HealthLine has been in operation in Cleveland for ten years, with a measurably positive impact on the city, measured in development investment.
The Plain Dealer
November 6, 2018, 8am PST
The first examples of bus rapid transit built int he United States, all within the last ten years, are improving speeds and outperforming ridership projections, according to analysis by Streetsblog USA.
Streetsblog USA
October 31, 2018, 10am PDT
Maryland's new FLASH bus rapid transit line will cost $31 million, with $10 million in funding from a U.S. Department of Transportation TIGER grant. It's also the first bus rapid transit line in the state.
Silver Spring Patch
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