Community Meeting: Oakland BRT

Oakland needs your input on the proposed plan for BRT. Come to one of seven planned community meetings to make sure City Council hears your voice.

Similar to light rail without tracks, BRT features bus-only lanes, level boarding and fare payment at stations to achieve faster and more reliable service.

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Bay Area’s First BRT System Coming to the East Bay By 2016

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Transit riders in the East Bay will get a boost in 2016 with the arrival of the region’s first Bus Rapid Transit corridor, connecting San Leandro and Oakland. The project recently reached a major milestone with the release of its final environmental impact report (EIR). AC Transit will begin fielding public feedback on the EIR […]

Oakland City Council Endorses BRT Routing for Further Study

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Image: AC Transit Bus Rapid Transit in the East Bay cleared an important hurdle yesterday as the Oakland City Council cast a unanimous vote in support of adopting a "locally preferred alternative" route. The route through Oakland would travel primarily on International Boulevard and Telegraph Avenue as part of a future AC Transit BRT corridor […]

Community Meeting: Oakland BRT (Bus Rapid Transit)

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Oakland needs your input on the proposed plan for BRT. Come to one of seven planned community meetings to make sure City Council hears your voice. Similar to light rail without tracks, BRT features bus-only lanes, level boarding and fare payment at stations to achieve faster and more reliable service. East Bay BRT is proposed […]

Oakland City Council Meeting: EB Bus Rapid Tranist (BRT)

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"After several years of studying various alternatives for BRT in Oakland, the City is proposing a revised alignment in Oakland and is previewing this along with community input from Committee and City Council meetings. Now is the time to let your elected officials know how you feel about implementing BRT in Oakland!" Also, check out […]

Advocates Rebuff Merchant’s Absurd Argument Against East Bay BRT

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In an op-ed in the Oakland Tribune yesterday, local business owner Randy Reed laid down a whopping piece of misinformation: For businesses, he wrote, enhancing East Bay transportation options with Bus Rapid Transit will be no different than when construction removes all of the car parking on a street. Reed, who led the charge in killing the Telegraph Avenue […]

Community Meeting: Oakland BRT (Bus Rapid Transit)

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Oakland needs your input on the proposed plan for BRT. Come to one of seven planned community meetings to make sure City Council hears your voice. Similar to light rail without tracks, BRT features bus-only lanes, level boarding and fare payment at stations to achieve faster and more reliable service. East Bay BRT is proposed […]