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King Street Transit Priority Project Now Permanent in Toronto

Transit has priority over cars on King Street in Toronto between Bathurst and Jarvis streets, now and in perpetuity.

April 17, 2019 - Toronto Star

King Street Streetcar

Toronto Streetcar Experiment Likely to Be Made Permanent

The city of Toronto did something radical and gave its streetcar its own lane on King Street as part of a pilot project launched in 2018. The results included improved service and increased ridership.

April 10, 2019 - The Star

Milwaukee Transit

Route Planning for Proposed Milwaukee Bus Rapid Transit Lane Intensifies

A bus rapid transit proposal is still very much in the planning stages in Milwaukee, with the question of whether the route is allowed dedicated lanes along its entire length is still very much in question.

August 6, 2017 - Urban Milwaukee

Seattle Streetcar

Has Seattle Found the Way Forward for Streetcars?

A planned streetcar line in Seattle will have its own dedicated lane, but perhaps even more interesting is that the existing South Lake Union Streetcar could also get a lane dedicated to transit. Is Seattle's leadership a way forward for streetcars?

March 23, 2015 - the transport politic

BRT on the Rise Globally

Bus rapid transit is growing in popularity throughout the world, though implementation is lacking in the U.S.

February 4, 2011 - THE DIRT


New dedicated lanes and limited-stop buses have entered the transportation picture in New York City.

January 5, 2011 - The New York Times

Cameras Aim to Keep Only Buses in Dedicated Lane

The city of New York is hoping a new set of cameras will help to catch car drivers using bus-only lanes.

November 23, 2010 - The New York Times

Dedicated Non-Motorist Lane on Vancouver Bridge Finds Public Support

Residents in Vancouver are reportedly in favor of keeping a dedicated lane for pedestrians and cyclists on a local bridge. Even some motorists are in support.

November 3, 2009 - The Vancouver Sun

Berkeley's BRT Faces Backlash

Business owners fear dedicated transit lane would discourage shopping along Telegraph Avenue, while proponents look to BRT as a cheap way to clear up traffic.

July 12, 2008 - The San Francisco Chronicle

Creating A Less Treacherous Bike Ride

New York City is trying to make life for bike commuters a little less treacherous by building dedicated bike lanes throughout the city.

May 28, 2008 - The Washington Post

New BRT Bus Lanes: Dedicated, But Dangerous

Delhi has unveiled a new bus rapid transit system, with dedicated bus lanes. The only problem is that the bus stops and dedicated lanes are located in the middle of hectic and busy streets that are dangerous to cross.

May 24, 2008 - The Wall Street Journal

Plans Unveiled for New York City's First 'Transitway'

The New York City Department of Transportation and the Metropolitan Transit Authority unveiled the city's current Bus Rapid Transit program earlier this week, including a project that would "redefine the public realm" on Manhattan's 34th Street.

April 20, 2008 - Streetsblog

The Pains of Popularity

San Diego's downtown trolley service is becoming too popular, causing officials to propose equipment upgrades to handle the rising crowds. But the bigger trolleys will take out some car lanes and affect traffic lights, and many are unhappy about it.

March 21, 2008 - San Diego City Beat

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