Dedicated Bus Lanes
Seattle To Expand Traffic Camera Program
The new cameras are designed to reduce travel time for buses and limit speeding at dangerous intersections.
Strategies for Speeding Up Bus Service
A new report will highlight solutions for making bus service faster, more reliable, and thus more attractive to riders.
What Is Bus Rapid Transit?
Combining elements of rapid transit with buses, BRT systems can provide faster, more reliable service at lower cost than rail-based transit.
New York DOT Backs Out on Bronx Busway
Bowing to pressure from business interests, the agency says it won’t build a full busway on Fordham Road.
Milwaukee’s First BRT Line Celebrates Grand Opening
The nine-mile route covers the city’s busiest east-west corridor and will offer free rides through the summer.
D.C. Fare-Free Transit Program Could Come at the Expense of the K Street Transitway
When presented with a choice between investing in improved service or funding a fare-free program, the D.C. Council is choosing fare-free transit, and potentially overriding the wishes of the mayor.
Opinion: Save Culver City’s Bus and Bike Lanes
The small Los Angeles County city could remove 1.3-miles of protected bike and bus lanes installed during the Covid-19 pandemic.
D.C. Bus Cameras Will Ticket Drivers Blocking Bus Lanes, Bus Stops
The program will mark the first use of automated enforcement to ticket vehicles blocking access to bus stops.
Minneapolis Leans Into Bus Rapid Transit
The city wants to become North America’s ‘bus rapid transit capital.’
Chicago Makes ‘Pop-Up’ Bus Lanes Permanent
Even with the addition of 3.5 miles of permanent bus-only lanes, Chicago trails other cities in miles of dedicated bus lanes.
Opinion: Give Every Seattle Bus Dedicated Lanes
Painting red dedicated bus lanes can improve travel times for bus riders, encourage more people to use public transit, and reduce emissions from transportation.
New York To Crack Down on Bus Lane Blocking Violations
The city hopes to improve the speed of its notoriously slow buses by using traffic cameras to ticket drivers who drive or park in dedicated bus lanes.
Editorial: Why Houston’s University Line BRT Is a ‘Crucial’ Project
The Houston Chronicle editorial board comes out in support of a proposed 25-mile bus rapid transit line, arguing it would provide essential service to transit-dependent residents.
Oklahoma City Begins Work on its First Bus Rapid Transit System
The BRT line has been in the works since 2005, when the city created a plan to focus on regional transit solutions.
San Francisco's First BRT Line Closer to Opening
The Van Ness Avenue Bus Rapid Transit project will bring the first dedicated BRT corridor to San Francisco, nearly two decades after voters approved the project.
State Bill Could Kill Indy BRT Line
A law proposed in the Indiana state legislature would ban dedicated bus lanes and force IndyGo to cancel a planned bus rapid transit line to the city's airport.
D.C. Bus Priority Plan To Expand Bus Lanes and Improve Service
A new plan from DDOT describes 51 bus priority projects aimed at improving service and making transit accessible to more D.C. commuters and residents.
Study: Montgomery County Needs Dedicated Bus Lanes, Rail Extension
A report from Montgomery County planners prioritizes the need for a robust network of bus lanes and the extension of the Red Line to accommodate the region's growing population and reduce car trips and congestion.
How to Improve Bus Service and Performance on Busy Corridors
A new report collects the lessons and best practices of several years of bus priority projects in the Boston region.
Plans to Speed Up Buses Slowed as the City Gets Set to Reopen
An ambitious plan hatched during the pandemic in New York City would have copied the success of the 14th Street Busway. The city has slowly retreated from the plan's original scope since the announcement of the plan in June 2020.
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