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October 31, 2014

Sun Metro celebrates grand opening of BRT

The 8.6-mile Rapid Transit System provides a high-capacity transit service to El Paso, Texas for the first time.


September 30, 2014

NYU imagines future of transportation

The four include in automated highway in Atlanta, “tiny Google pods” in Los Angeles, on-demand BRT in New Jersey and autonomous bikes in Boston.


July 21, 2014

New CapMetro BRT route to serve UT campus

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

Pittsburgh Port Authority diverts funds to study BRT

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

Nashville BRT survives test after funding eligibility oversight

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

11 Simple Ways to Speed Up Your City's Buses

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

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.


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