TransForum: How Bus Rapid Transit can transform public transportation
- October 22, 2011 9:00 am
- Palo Alto Transit Center El Camino Real & Quarry Road, Palo Alto, CA
Bus tour and talk on how Bus Rapid Transit can transform public transportation
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, and Stevens Creek corridorsand you have an opportunity to help shape them.
What: Come see what this new service will mean for local businesses, pedestrians, cyclists, bus riders, and the people who live near the future Bus Rapid Transit stops in a free bus tour along El Camino Real. The tour will feature a range of speakers (including me) and is hosted by VTA.
Afterwards, join me and other TransForm staff for lunch and a lively discussion about Bus Rapid Transit’s potential in the South Bay and elsewhere as we work to bring world-class public transportation to the Bay Area and all of California. Light refreshments will be provided.
When: Saturday, October 22. Bus tour runs promptly from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The lunch discussion starts immediately after the tour.