Tag Archives: bus rapid transit

One dandy TOD presentation

This morning, I had the privilege of hearing an excellent presentation by Ms. Dena Belzer, President of Strategic Economics entitled, An Introduction to TOD and the Relationship Between Transit and Economic Development.  During her presentation Ms. Belzer made the following … Continue reading

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Where mass transit matters – BRTs in Bogota: el mejor en autobuses de tránsito rápido

In the past decade or so, bus rapid transit (BRT) has become a popular mass transit option for a number of cities in the United States and around the world. The first such system opening Curitiba, Brazil in 1974. However, … Continue reading

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