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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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 […]

Geneva-Harney BRT Community Workshop

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From SFCTA: The San Francisco County Transportation Authority (SFCTA) is working with San Francisco and Daly City to plan for Bus Rapid Transit service in the Geneva-Harney corridor, and will host public workshops on the project. The vision for  the Geneva-Harney BRT Feasibility Study is to connect existing and future neighborhoods along the San Mateo-San Francisco County border with […]
The County Transportation Authority board in 2017. Remember in-person meetings? Advocates want a virtual option to remain for public comments. Photo: Streetsblog/Rudick

Geary Bus Rapid Transit Study Approved by County Transportation Authority

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Yesterday evening at San Francisco City Hall, the County Transportation Authority Board unanimously approved the Geary Bus Rapid Transit project’s design and Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR). The approval brings the $300 million project, which has been a decade in the making, one step closer to fruition. For any readers just getting up to speed on […]

SFMTA Board Meeting: Van Ness BRT, Muni 71 Signal Approvals

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Agenda From SFMTA: The Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project is a package of transit and pedestrian safety improvements. To implement the full benefits of the project, sidewalk and roadway reconfigurations will be necessary, including parking changes and left turn restrictions.   The parking is proposed to be removed to accommodate the BRT design elements […]

SFTRU Forum: Van Ness BRT

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From SFTRU: It’s finally happening! “Bus Rapid Transit” is coming to San Francisco! After many years in the making, the SF County Transportation Authority and SF Municipal Transportation Agency staff are recommending an innovative project for center-running buses on Van Ness Avenue that will speed up travel times on the 47 and 49 by as […]