Bus

Twin Cities considering BRT

Posted on June 3, 2002

Both a second light rail line and bus rapid transit are being considered in the Twin Cities. If built, the cities' second light rail line, linking downtown St. Paul, the University of Minnesota and downtown Minneapolis, would cost $840 million to build in 2008 dollars, reported the Pioneer Press. The line would carry 38,000 people daily in 2020. BRT or a dedicated busway in that same corridor would cost $241 million to build. The Central Corridor Coordinating Committee will draft an early recommendation June 13 on the option it believes will best accommodate travel demand on the line. The public will also have input during a community forum on June 6. The committee will make a final recommendation this fall.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

NJ TRANSIT awards New Flyer $65M contract for new artic buses

This purchase is a “one for one’’ replacement of NJ TRANSIT’s aging articulated bus fleet as it reaches the end of its expected service life.

METRO opens Call for Papers for BusCon 2019

The show returns to the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis Sept. 23 to 25.

Proterra names Walsh sr. VP of sales

Most recently, Walsh was president/COO of Davey Coach Sales Inc.

MBTA expands Boston’s electric hybrid footprint with New Flyer buses

Since 2002, New Flyer has delivered over 750 buses to MBTA, including diesel-electric hybrids and CNG buses.

MCI kicks off its biggest product, service year at UMA Expo

The schedule includes a smaller coach, accessibility, and battery-electric propulsion options.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation