BLUE STREAK BUS RAPID TRANSIT DEMONSTRATION PROJECT

THE BLUE STREAK PROJECT PROVIDES PEAK PERIOD EXPRESS BUS SERVICE FOR THE I-5 CORRIDOR NORTH OF SEATTLE, WASHINGTON. SEVEN EXISTING BUS ROUTES WERE REROUTED TO USE THE I-5 FREEWAY AND ONE NEW ROUTE WAS ESTABLISHED FROM A PARK-RIDE LOT EIGHT MILES NORTH OF THE SEATTLE CBD. THE BUSES OPERATE IN MIXED TRAFFIC ON THE FREEWAY AND ARE GRANTED THE EXCLUSIVE USE OF THE LAST EXIT RAMP ON THE FREEWAY. THE BUSES CIRCULATE IN THE CBD ON A CLOCKWISE LOOP IN THE AM PEAK AND A COUNTERCLOCKWISE LOOP IN THE PM PEAK. /FHWA/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20590

    Washington State Highway Commission

    Department of Highways, Highway Administration Building
    Olympia, WA  USA  98504
  • Authors:
    • Voorhees, A M
  • Publication Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00240822
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-UT-130
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 27 1972 12:00AM