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March 20, 2014

Calif. transit begins BRT construction

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

New Mexico considers BRT

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

Rutgers U., mayor talk transit changes at meeting

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

More than 7 in 10 say public transportation is reliable

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

Canada's Züm BRT project enters expansion phase

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

CDTA unveils new BRT routes

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.


October 8, 2013

Jacksonville's CEO transforms agency in first year

In addition to streamlining management, Nathaniel Ford is also working on a route restructure, a bus rapid transit system and preserving the six-cent gas tax.


October 7, 2013

New Mexico university area looking into BRT

The Mid-Region Council of Governments discussed a proposal to develop a route that would run through the University of New Mexico and Central New Mexico Community College. The proposal is based on a study that identified areas with limited bus access.


September 24, 2013

BRT a cost-effective catalyst for urban development, study says

Research demonstrates that true BRT systems can leverage as much, or more development, as light rail.


September 5, 2013

Rural Colo. BRT line opens

Roaring Fork Transportation Authority’s VelociRFTA is the first rural BRT line in the nation.


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