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A temporary bus/bike lane experiment could lead to permanent additions around the city.
January 24, 2019, 9am PST
Bus lanes along a primary transit corridor have sped up travel times and point to the potential for major citywide improvements.
January 15, 2019, 5am PST
New York City has the slowest buses of any big American city, and Mayor Bill de Blasio aims to speed them up with better bus lane enforcement.
October 8, 2018, 7am PDT
According to a bus advocacy coalition's progress report, New York City hasn't yet delivered on promises to get buses moving faster with comprehensive and well-enforced bus lanes.
June 14, 2018, 8am PDT
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh embraces the bus lane and makes the change to Washington Street permanent.
July 6, 2017, 11am PDT
The Federal Highway Administration approved 50 applications of red transit-only lanes to be painted throughout San Francisco. Already used on four streets in a pilot program, the lanes have proven effective but are opposed by some business owners.
June 29, 2017, 11am PDT
The Portland Bureau of Transportation unveiled their plan for "Enhanced Transit Corridors" including dedicated bus lanes and coordinated signals.
April 13, 2017, 9am PDT
The curious and, at times, dangerous design of bus lanes that move against the flow of traffic in Mexico city will be expensive and time-consuming to take out, so the city looks for ways to work with what it has.
February 24, 2017, 11am PST
Vietnam's capital is internationally known for pollution and traffic, the government is trying to take on both with a rapid transit bus system, but many remain skeptical.
February 19, 2017, 11am PST
A $32 million infrastructure project in downtown Chicago to create dedicated bus lanes and improve bus shelters is done, but the city of Chicago and its police are not enforcing the laws they made to make that system run.
February 10, 2017, 10am PST
Twenty-four stations and a new dedicated bus lane have been approved in Canada's capital city.
January 9, 2017, 8am PST
The Geary bus corridor was the #1 pick for a subway according to a Muni survey, but commuters will have to settle for bus rapid transit. A milestone was reached when the San Francisco County Transportation Authority approved the design and EIR.
January 7, 2017, 7am PST
The semi-legal world of quick, informal city improvements called tactical urbanism is finding a home inside transit departments.
December 30, 2016, 8am PST
San Francisco's red, transit-only lanes are a demonstration project. The lanes first appeared in 2013 and were supposed to last two years, with state and federal regulators to determine whether they would continue. The state evaluation began Dec. 6.
November 25, 2016, 11am PST
As the MTA repairs Hurricane Sandy-related damage to train transit, advocates look for solution to a coming transit crunch.
April 12, 2016, 6am PDT
A speedy approval process will have popular buses moving at a speedy pace down Georgia Avenue in Washington, D.C.
September 15, 2015, 11am PDT
Where pedestrian-only streets have failed to draw business, the problem may be a failure to think big enough.
March 17, 2015, 8am PDT
Research suggests that transit subsidies produce minimal social value when combined with congestion pricing and dedicated bus lanes.
London School of Economics and Political Science - American Politics and Policy Blog
December 18, 2010, 11am PST
In an interview with Arlington County Board Vice-Chairman Christopher Zimmerman, Jonna McKone asks the local official about current and future transit-oriented development (TOD) and managed growth in the Washington, D.C. region.
October 21, 2008, 9am PDT
As a new 2.7 mile dedicated bus lane opens in Austin, transportation planner Ralph Trapani of Parsons Transportation Group says to watch for 'empty-lane syndrome': the tendency of drivers to use open lanes illegally when in bad traffic.