Category Archives: Did Albuquerque Follow FTA Guidelines?

How is Cleveland doing after rapid transit?

Does a bus project really change a whole city?. Cleveland has lost significant population over the past 40 years. population heyday was between 1930 and 1960 when the population was between 876,050 to 914,808 people. Cleveland's population has steadily dropped since 2960. By the year 2000 Cleveland's population was 478,403. Bus rapid transit in Cleveland…
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Bus Shopping

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Parsons Brinkerhoff (the agency that advises the FTA and regional planners) recommends upgrading the "old" Rapid Ride buses.

Watch their slideshow of new Rapid Transit buses.  Henke

Center Lanes

Do Center Lanes Matter? Planners argue that center bus lanes are required for the A.R.T. project. The go to model -- Cleveland -- does not have center lanes on the whole route. Countries where center lanes dominate usually have very wide roadways. Some board the passengers from a walkway above the roadway like the picture.…
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