July 21, 2014
The fleet underwent a full-scale system test earlier this month, where all 15 MetroRapid 803 buses operated like a regular service day, to make sure the technology and route timing works.
July 17, 2014
Approved shifting $1.56 million dollars from its capital budget to add to the amount needed to study a BRT line between downtown Pittsburgh and Oakland.
June 12, 2014
After the MTA failed to put $51.5 million for the 7.1-mile Amp line in the city’s five-year capital improvements budget — a “wish list” of potential building projects — an amendment was necessary to put the money in.
April 29, 2014
The average city bus route gets 0.45% slower every single year. That’s especially discouraging given how slowly buses already move, with a typical bus averaging only 13.5 mph.
March 20, 2014
Santa Clara VTA will begin construction on the Santa Clara-Alum Rock project on Friday. The line will be the first of three BRT projects planned for Santa Clara County.
March 13, 2014
Mayor Richard Berry and other supporters are proposing a bus rapid transit line, with the City Hall and the Mid-Region Council of Governments mapping out potential routes. The city is designing a 17-mile route that may open in 2017.
February 14, 2014
Shared information about a future BRT route and a campaign to encourage bicycling for students. Meanwhile, New Jersey Public Interest Research Group recommended free transit services, programs to promote bicycle use, and car sharing initiatives.
November 14, 2013
Nearly one-half (48%) of Americans say they would require an area to have good public transportation before they would consider moving there, according to a survey.
November 12, 2013
The project expands service along Queen Street and Steeles Avenue and will introduce service on Bovaird Drive. Completion is expected by the end of 2017.
October 22, 2013
BusPlus service has resulted in 20% ridership gains and prompted CDTA to pursue BRT routes on two of the region’s busiest transit corridors: Washington-Western Avenues and on Routes 4 and 32 along the Hudson River.
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