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Posted on January 14, 2009

Arizona launches BRT

Mesa, Ariz. — Valley Metro debuted its new bus rapid transit system during the same week that light rail was introduced in Phoenix. Despite low initial ridership, the city thinks it will grow as more people become aware of the service. For the full story, click here.

Bus-only lane benefits outweigh parking woes

SAN FRANCISCO — Creating bus-only lanes along a major east-west thoroughfare in San Francisco will only impact about 40 parking spots, much less than originally anticipated. For the full story, click here.

Gov. Doyle seeking high-speed rail stimulus funding

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — A proposed high-speed rail system traveling from Chicago to Minneapolis, with stops in Wisconsin, may benefit from federal economic stimulus funds. Gov. Doyle is making the project a priority. For the full story, click here.

 

 

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