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April 2014

Colo. BRT project controls growth, cultivates development

In addition to improving mobility in the region, Fort Collins, Colo.-based Transfort’s new BRT route, the MAX, will help manage growth and spur economic development.

April 2013

Policy Expert Highlights BRT Advantages

What makes BRT projects stand out as a popular transit choice right now in the U.S., Art Guzzetti, VP, policy, American Public Transportation Association says, is its versatility.

January 2013

Northern Calif. BRT line begins service

Monterey-Salinas Transit contracted Argentinian artist Pablo Lobato — who also designs for the Monterey Jazz Festival — to design bus wraps for its new BRT line.

September 2012

2012 Women In Transportation: Tina Quigley

GM Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada Las Vegas

May 2012

Nonprofit's interest in public transit could break gridlock

While no substitute, this nongovernment, non-federal approach could be a welcome alternative strategy to the slow progress of reauthorization of federal policy on Capitol Hill.

April 2012

BRT Survey: Funding Levels Higher, Yet Still a Concern

Cited as the top challenge experienced by one-fifth of participating operators. Coming in second was land use coordination, at 17%, down by slightly more than 10% from last year, when it was listed as the top challenge.

September 2011

NABI Chief Steering Bus Manufacturing to the U.S.

With a three-phase plan to move manufacturing of bus structures to its Anniston, Ala. plant, company CEO/President Jim Marcotuli believes the removal of some freight and duty from its current cost structure will position NABI to be more cost and lead-time competitive.

April 2011

BRT Survey: Land Use is Top Hurdle for Projects

Funding did run a close second, at 23 percent. Several survey respondents cited difficulties of complying with regulations across multiple municipalities and jurisdictions, including traffic signal priority agreements.

November 2010

Brampton, Ontario 'Züms' toward boosting ridership with BRT service

The Züm service will be completely integrated into Brampton's existing transit system. Passengers will be able to ride the buses at no extra cost and transfer quickly and easily between lines.

September 2010

Mississauga rebrands transit system, focuses on growing ridership

A new citywide strategic plan is playing a major role in changes being made at the Ontario-based Mississauga Transit. The transit system is rebranding its services, and adding a BRT line and 15 new hybrid vehicles to its fleet.

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