BUREAU OF ROADS ALLOTS FUNDS FOR BUS RAPID TRANSIT STUDY

A TWO-YEAR STUDY WILL BE CONDUCTED ON A 4-MILE HIGHWAY TO BE CONSTRUCTED FOR THE EXCLUSIVE USE OF BUSES AS PART OF A RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEM IN MILWAUKEE COUNTY, WISCONSIN. SPECIAL ATTENTION WILL BE PAID TO URBAN DESIGN AND LANDSCAPING FOR THE SYSTEM ITSELF AND FOR AREAS ADJACENT TO IT. THE STUDY IS EXPECTED TO DETERMINE ESTIMATED USAGE, CAPACITY REQUIREMENTS, EQUIPMENT NEEDS, CAPITAL AND OPERATING COSTS, AND ANTICIPATED REVENUES. IT WILL DEVELOP PRELIMINARY DESIGNS FOR THE EXCLUSIVE BUS ROADWAY WHICH WILL PARALLEL INTERSTATE 94, FRINGE PARKING FACILITIES, TERMINALS, AND WHATEVER OTHER STRUCTURES MAY BE NEEDED FOR THE SYSTEM. A NETWORK OF FREEWAYS WILL FEED BUSES INTO THE EXCLUSIVE BUS HIGHWAY WHICH WILL CARRY THEM TO THE MILWAUKEE CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Fhwa-174, pP 1-2
  • Corporate Authors:

    Federal Highway Administration

    Department of Transportation News, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1968-5-24

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00240991
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 24 1994 12:00AM