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
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
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
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
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
Research demonstrates that true BRT systems can leverage as much, or more development, as light rail.
September 5, 2013
Roaring Fork Transportation Authority’s VelociRFTA is the first rural BRT line in the nation.
The Institute of Transportation Engineers recognized VIA Metropolitan Transit’s VIA Primo service with its Transportation Achievement award. VIA Primo, which began operations in December 2012, is the San Antonio region’s first bus rapid transit line.
August 6, 2013
Diverting from the current 7.1-mile route would reduce efficiency and increase travel times, according to the agency's CEO Paul Ballard.
July 25, 2013
A survey of 500 registered voters shows 77% of respondents support the project, compared with 13% who oppose it. The survey was funded with a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation, which is trying to increase support for BRT in Nashville and three other cities.
Join the Metro E-Newsletters and receive the latest news in your e-mail inbox once a week. SIGN UP NOW!
View the latest eNews
Express Tuesday | Express Thursday | University Transit
Mass transit mobile Wi-Fi & the public sector case study How Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority successfully implemented Wi-Fi on its light rail and bus lines
More white papers
The full contents of Metro Magazine on your computer! The digital edition is an exact replica of the print magazine with enhanced search, multimedia and hyperlink features. View the current issue
Copyright © 2013 Metro Magazine. All Rights Reserved.