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
Leading the ridership spurt, is the Red Line rapid, which is largely because of an increase in workers riding downtown from the West Side, he said. Passenger counts also continue to build on the $200 million HealthLine BRT system, that is celebrating its fifth anniversary this week.
October 25, 2013
Company will build up to 192 diesel 60-foot Xcelsior heavy-duty transit buses. This is the first time the company will build buses for RTD.
October 23, 2013
The system provides station-to-station BRT service along Cedar Avenue and Highway 77 in the southeast metro to five stations between Apple Valley Transit Station and the Mall of America.
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.
October 8, 2013
The study team led by HNTB was contracted by RTD to provide an objective analysis of transit options for the northwest area which include commuter rail and bus rapid transit.
October 7, 2013
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 30, 2013
The agency operates the nation’s second largest public transportation system. On an average weekday, 1.6 million rides are taken on the system.
September 25, 2013
In the second quarter, some cities saw ridership increases due to economic recovery, including Birmingham, Ala.; Los Angeles; San Francisco; Miami; Denver; Champaign-Urbana, Ill.; Chapel Hill, N.C.; Ithaca, N.Y.; Houston; Hampton Roads, Va; and Seattle.
September 24, 2013
Research demonstrates that true BRT systems can leverage as much, or more development, as light rail.
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