Bus Rapid Transit in the United States: Making Inroads

Swift and inexpensive implementation makes bus rapid transit (BRT) an attractive option for cities contending with traffic congestion and constrained budgets. The author reviews the key features of BRT, the mode’s origins, federal initiatives, and examples of U.S. successes, as well as challenges, such as collisions.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Photos; References;
  • Pagination: pp 16-21
  • Serial:
    • TR News
    • Issue Number: 303
    • Publisher: Transportation Research Board
    • ISSN: 0738-6826
  • Publication flags:

    Open Access (libre)

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01607459
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 2 2016 11:59AM