SF’s rapid transit network

From SPUR:

In 2003 voters passed Proposition K, containing funding for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on Geary and Van Ness to bring the quality and reliability of light rail to two of San Francisco’s busiest transit corridors. Nearly eight years later, is BRT still on the way, and where is the next stop? Join us for a joint project team presentation and discussion withTilly Chang and Rachel Hiatt from the San Francisco County Transportation Authority, and Paul Bignardi and Timothy Papandreou from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.

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SPUR: Implementing Bus Rapid Transit in the Region

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Geary BRT Community Meeting

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