Three new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) routes are set to open this fall in Calgary that will help get transit users across the city without traveling through downtown. 410 more words
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If there was any doubt bus rapid transit would be a hot-button election issue before, that can be put to rest thanks to a delay in a key report. 294 more words
Transit improvements planned for Saskatoon are designed to meet the city’s needs, not fit into an evaluation model, the city’s growth plan manager says.
Chris Schulz, who is guiding the City of Saskatoon’s growth plan, said he rejects the definition of bus rapid transit (BRT) established by the New York-based Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP). 420 more words
Bus Rapid Transport Systems (BRT) is an innovative, high capacity, lower cost public transit solution that can significantly improve urban mobility. This permanent, integrated system uses buses or specialized vehicles on roadways or dedicated lanes to quickly and efficiently transport passengers to their destinations while offering the flexibility to meet transit demand. 202 more words
Mayor Matt Brown says he should have chosen his words differently when he implied in a media interview that London’s rapid transit plans were fully funded. 303 more words
The City of Saskatoon’s plan for a bus rapid transit (BRT) system fails to meet the standards set by an international transportation advocacy group.
Jacob Mason, the global research manager for the New York-based Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), said the absence of dedicated bus lanes for most of Saskatoon’s planned system means it would not be considered BRT. 413 more words