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Bus Rapid Transit (BRT): CHICAGO'S NEW ROUTE TO OPPORTUNITY

NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT
 

How is Bus Rapid Transit working across the country and around the world?

Check out these links that put this new mode of transportation into context.

BRT AS AN ECONOMIC AND EFFICIENT ALTERNATIVE TO LIGHT RAIL
What are the main tenets of BRT and how does it look in other cities?
Watch "Moving Beyond the Automobile: Bus Rapid Transit" by StreetFilms

REBRANDING THE BUS
Why is it that people avoid riding buses? This piece uncovers those motives and demonstrates how BRT can help.
Read or listen to "Hate the Bus? It's Time to Reconsider" from NPR's Talk of the Nation.

CURRENT DATA ON BRT WORLDWIDE
Did you know that more than 134 cities around the world have some form of BRT? See the stats here.
Visit "Global BRT Data"

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