Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is a set of innovative bus system enhancements that can provide high quality rapid transit service similar to light rail, but at a fraction of the cost. The Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) is proposing to introduce over 30 miles of BRT service along Silicon Valley's busiest bus corridors, including El Camino Real. Thanks to dedicated bus lanes, traffic-signal... read the whole note.
With construction of the Santa Clara/Alum Rock Bus Rapid Transit project scheduled to begin in late 2012, the City of San Jose and VTA will co-host an open house to inform the community and answer questions on the project with a special focus on the Downtown San Jose segment and stations. The project will affect the streetscape of the corridor and have impacts for pedestrians, cyclists,... read the whole note.
Santa Clara County residents, get ready for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)! This modern form of public transit is coming soon to the Alum Rock/Santa Clara/El Camino Real Corridor, and could change the way the corridor looks and functions.
You can learn all about BRT in Santa Clara County in this beautiful video:
You can learn more about Valley Rapid at www.valleyrapid.org.
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