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The Importance of Running True BRT Through Downtown

Anything less reinforces negative public perception of the entire mode.

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Nashville's Revised BRT Isn't Actually BRT at All

Without dedicated center lanes, the Amp project needs a new title.

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How Design Can Help Build a 'Transit Culture'

Transit "branding," from a system's logos to its stations, can have a real impact on riders.

Bobby Allyn

Inside Nashville's Oddly Ugly Bus-Rapid Transit Debate

In Music City, it's the rich vs. the working class vs. the tourists.

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Chicago's Big Bet on the Bus

The Ashland BRT line has become a referendum on the city's evolution.

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Why More U.S. Cities Need to Embrace Bus-Rapid Transit

BRT plays to the advantages of density, allows transit to thrive, and connects people to jobs.

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What Will Happen to Public Transit in a World Full of Autonomous Cars?

It's not too soon to start asking.

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Seeing Bike-Share as an Alternative to Streetcars

It's a cost-effective, high-return option, says Chicago's transportation commissioner.

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The Surprising Key to Making Transit-Oriented Development Work

Turns out quality matters less than government support.

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When It Comes to Streetcars and Economic Development, There's So Much We Don't Know

Both BRT and streetcars are championed as tools for development. But only one has evidence to back that up.

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Finally, a Plan to Pay for Public Transit With Highway Tolls

In Tampa, an innovative idea called "bus toll lanes" could pad the farebox with road revenue.

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Do We Really Need 'Sexy' Mass Transit Vehicles?

All else being equal, riders prefer good service to any particular mode.

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Ho Chi Minh City Scrambling to Put Transit in Place Before People Start Buying Cars

"Once people get into a car, it's hard to get them out."

5 Sustainable Infrastructure Projects Other Cities Might Want to Copy

BRT-Lite in Lagos, zero-carbon in Masdar, recycling in Curitiba, and more.

NHTSA

Why Talking Cars Will Be Good for Buses

Technology is poised to help us better share the roadway.

The 'Confusing and Nonsensical Grandeur' of Dublin Transport

Aris Venetikidis has mapped out a better mass transit system. He's still waiting for the city to embrace it.

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Using BRT as a Transit Band-Aid

As Istanbul awaits the completion of its trunk subway line, the Metrobus has performed admirably.

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What We Can Learn From City Busways

A look at the successes and failures of some prominent American systems

Transportation Agency for Monterey County

5 Small City Transit Projects in Progress

A look at some of the best projects in America's less well-known cities