TransForm: TransForay: South Bay Bus Rapid Transit Tour

"Our TransForay in the South Bay will look at what’s happening with public transportation in San Jose.  Experts will lead participants on a walking and transit tour to see firsthand how future Bus Rapid Transit service will better connect some of the County’s most transit dependent communities with jobs and services. We’ll also see how local businesses have gotten actively involved in improving public transportation."

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TransForum: How Bus Rapid Transit can transform public transportation

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From TransForm: Bus tour and talk on how Bus Rapid Transit can transform public transportation RSVP online by Friday, October 7 Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is revolutionizing bus service around the world with its dedicated lanes, state-of-the-art buses, and frequent service.  Now, Bus Rapid Transit is coming to Santa Clara County! VTA is planning for BRT lines along the Alum Rock, El Camino, […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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There are plenty of urban issues to sink your teeth into this week. From learning about the potential boons of urban farming in San Francisco and Bus Rapid Transit in San Jose to the discovery of greywater best practices that may reside in your own back yard. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: […]

SPUR: Implementing Bus Rapid Transit in the Region

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From spur.org: Image credit: Flickr user ACTransit.org Cities throughout the world are implementing Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) projects — a less costly form of transit service that can mimic the benefits of light rail. San Francisco has finished the planning for Van Ness BRT and continues planning for Geary BRT, while Santa Clara County will begin […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week, get an update on the F-Line extension to Fort Mason, speak up at the final hearing on the JFK Bikeway, and enjoy Sunday Streets in the Mission. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar:  Monday: PUBLIC Book Talk: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom. Join author Sue Macy at PUBLIC Bikes for a […]

This Week: A Deluge of Transportation Planning Meetings

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It’s the week before Thanksgiving, which means it’s time for city agencies to pack in a last-minute flood of community meetings before the holiday season. The SFMTA will host meetings on Market Street car restrictions and transit lanes, upgrades for the Muni 8X-Bayshore Express, and another public workshop about designs for a protected bikeway on […]

East Bay Bus Rapid Transit Public Workshop

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From EBBC: After many years of waiting, the public can finally take a close look at the much anticipated environmental report for the East Bay Bus Rapid Transit Project. The report includes designs for bike lanes on Telegraph Avenue in Oakland and on E. 12 St in the East Lake District and we are happy to report […]