VTA’s Vision for Bus Rapid Transit on El Camino Real

A new video from the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) lays out the vision for transforming El Camino Real into a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor connecting the Palo Alto Transit Center and Downtown San Jose.

It’s part of VTA’s Valley Rapid project, a set of three BRT routes planned in Santa Clara County. The El Camino project will speed up the 522 bus line with transit-priority features as the Grand Boulevard Initiative revamps the corridor into a more walkable environment.

The project is expected to begin service in July 2016, the same year San Francisco’s first BRT route is set to open on Van Ness Avenue.

Check out the website for more details.

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From TransForm: Attend the Palo Alto City Council meeting and speak out in support of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on El Camino Real! This topic is on the agenda for 9:20pm, so it is advised to show up around 8:30pm in case the agenda moves quickly. We will have handouts about BRT available before and […]