Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)

Chris Lepe Headshot
11/10/2014
For too many years, Silicon Valley has focused on planning for automobiles, forcing most of us to depend on driving with few alternatives to sitting in traffic - and leaving everyone else in the dust...
Old Oakland Farmers Market, photo Michael Halberstadt
Joël Ramos Headshot
10/28/2014
In the past two years, Oakland has been named the "Most Exciting City in America,” the "5th Hippest City in the U.S.," and even recognized by the New York Times as #5 of their 2012 list of the "...
GreenTRIP's Jennifer West and Jean Long at Railvolution 2014
Bianca Taylor Headshot
10/01/2014
For the urban planners, transportation lovers, and policy wonks of the world, the experience of going to Rail~Volution might be a little like going to Disneyland. A four-day conference dedicated to...
Chris Lepe Headshot
09/16/2014
Last week, our event “The Future of El Camino Real is in Your Hands” drew a crowd of nearly one hundred people. Hailing from diverse backgrounds, professions, and perspectives, they shared the goal...
Chris Lepe Headshot
08/07/2014
How can public transportation thrive in the South Bay? Although it may sound like a simple enough question, the percentage of people who drive to work is higher here than Los Angeles, the poster...
Soccer Team Bus Battle - Brazil Bus Rapid Transit
Shannon Tracey Headshot
07/09/2014
Here in the United States, we often make comparisons to Europe and Asia when looking for examples of world-class public transportation. But like the World Cup, we shouldn’t overlook the...
Chris Lepe Headshot
04/02/2014
Seven-mile transit corridor, years in the making, will cut travel times and improve quality of life in the most transit-dependent area of Silicon Valley.   After more than a decade of...
Chris Lepe Headshot
09/30/2013
The El Camino corridor Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project will introduce rapid transit service between HP Pavilion in Downtown San Jose to the Palo Alto Intermodal Center along The Alameda and El...
Senior at Bus Stop in San Francisco
Joël Ramos Headshot
09/25/2013
The Bay Area’s public transportation revolution charged ahead in San Francisco this month, as agencies gave the green light for Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) to enter the final stages of...
Right Size Parking
Ann Cheng Headshot
08/09/2013
From the city center to the suburbs, there’s an oversupply of parking – and it’s costing us all a lot of money. You might find this hard to believe. We’ve all suffered in the search for...

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