Experts say BRT could boost Detroit region

Posted on February 28, 2012

DETROIT — At a forum recently held in Detroit, experts from across the nation said that creating a regional agency to operate a bus rapid transit system would force coordination and efficiency on overlapping city and suburban bus providers, as well as build the foundation for an improved public transportation system connecting Detroit to key suburbs, Metro Airport and Ann Arbor, Detroit Free Press reported.

Representatives from transportation agencies in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Cleveland shared how modern rapid transit buses helped improve service, increase ridership and attract redevelopment in their cities. For the full story, click here.

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