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January 8, 2013

Officials seek name for Canadian rapid transit project

Holding three public consultation session to name the $818-million project.


December 13, 2012

King County Metro BRT ‘bulbs’ save time, but danger to drivers

Stops protrude toward the street, to help buses quickly board riders. Some are located close to the intersection and occupy the only lane of traffic, causing drivers behind the bus to block the intersection.


October 24, 2012

UCLA expert weighs in on Hawaii rail debate

Said that based on the size of Honolulu and the number of projected riders, bus rapid transit would be a better investment than rail.


October 18, 2012

FTA releases $32M for Mich. bus rapid transit

The new Silver Line will be operated by Interurban Transit Partnership, known as The Rapid. The 9.6-mile route will serve major employers, including St. Mary’s Medical campus, the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, and the Cook-DeVos School of Nursing, which together employ about 29,000 area residents.


July 24, 2012

Colo. begins BRT station construction

The system, which will be called VelociRFTA, will be officially put into service in the fall of 2013.


December 19, 2011

Bus service should take the 'Apple approach'

Minimalist clean design, high quality customer assistance and distinctive product branding are similar principles that bus rapid transit systems can follow for success.


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