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January 28, 2014

Texas transit rolls out BRT, mobile ticketing app

The two new MetroRapid lines connect several neighborhoods in Austin with major business, medical, education, and entertainment hubs along a 21-mile corridor. CapMetroApp, the agency’s free new app, will let riders purchase passes with their smart device, then use the device as their pass as well as provide trip planning.


May 16, 2011

Report offers Congress cost-effective transit solutions

Outlines seven tools that would significantly improve the nation’s transportation system by reducing future congestion, planning for the future, better utilizing existing capacity and increasing the safety of roads and bridges.


October 4, 2010

B.C. Transit to roll out BRT system

Will display a 60-foot “articulated rubber tire vehicle,” brought in from Las Vegas for public events Agency has selected an “at grade” rapid transit system.


July 8, 2010

Livability initiative grant winners receive $293M

Six new streetcar and bus rapid transit projects will be funded with $130 million from the FTA's Urban Circulator Program, and 47 additional projects aimed at upgrading bus services and facilities are slated to receive more than $163 million from the FTA's Bus and Bus Livability Program.


July 1, 2010

Michigan approves new transit plan

The Rapid’s board of directors greenlighted the construction of modern streetcar and bus rapid transit lines. May require renewal or increase of a dedicated property tax.


May 25, 2010

Minnesota Valley demos Xcelsior bus

Will operate on a variety of routes from June 3-11, ensuring that passengers, drivers and maintenance personnel have the opportunity to provide comments about the bus.


April 22, 2010

Oakland, Calif. approves BRT route

AC Transit given the green light to designate a local preference for the route.


April 8, 2010

Las Vegas' RTC launches new BRT line

The ACE Green Line is one of several new rapid transit lines that the RTC is providing to connect Southern Nevada. The line will be funded by American Recovery and Reinvestment Act transit stimulus funding. Service is anticipated to begin in 2011.


February 22, 2010

Minnesota Valley demos articulated Nova bus

Will operate on several MVTA routes, ensuring that passengers, drivers and maintenance personnel have the opportunity to provide comments about the bus.


January 19, 2010

Miami-Dade launches new BRT service

Fully funded by the Federal Transit Administration and the Florida Department of Transportation, the express buses will offer cross-county commuters rapid transit service between Broward County and downtown Miami beginning Jan. 25.


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