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BRT Report
Recently I was in Gothenburg for a transport conference. I had been there 16 years ago (in connection with the then looming rail privatisation), but... continue
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Media Monitor
Bus Rapid Transit program may roll out in nine locations in Queens Bus Rapid Transit - a system that allows buses... continue
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Letters to the Editor
Simon Posner,Chief Executive, Confederation of Passenger Transport UK, London
I was disappointed to read a reference to “competing light rail alternatives” in Transit’s review of the Bus as Rapid Transit... continue
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Business Comment Lead Story
Once again the fact was reinforced last week at the Bus as Rapid Transit conference in London. Yes 2009 promises to be the year that bus-based rapid... continue
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Bus News
If the UK wishes to improve public transport in major towns and cities, there needs to be a wholesale change in thinking. Speaking at the... continue
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Bus News
The optIcal guidance system on Las Vegas’ fleet of 10 Irisbus Civis trambuses has now been switched off as a result of reliability issues with... continue
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Bus News
The introduction of a Bus Rapid Transit scheme in Lagos, the largest city in Nigeria, last year has been such a success that its level of use means... continue
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Bus News
Andrew Garnett
Bus rapid transit can be an effective tool for encouraging modal shift at much lower cost than competing light rail alternatives. That was one of the... continue
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Bus News
The first public trials along the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway took place today in a preview event that saw 500 local residents board busway vehicles... continue
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Other Columnist
Paul Turner
2009 will be a landmark year in the development of Bus Rapid Transit in the UK. The 40km Cambridgeshire Guided Busway, which will link Cambridge to... continue
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Bus News
Plans for a bus-based rapid transit network in west London have taken a step forward with the news that London mayor Boris Johnson expressed interest... continue
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Bus News
Stagecoach has taken delivery of the first vehicles that will be introduced on the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway when services commence later this... continue
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Bus News
Meera Rambissoon
Find out what BRT means in the North America, France and Africa at Transit's fifth annual Bus as Rapid Transit conference on April 22 in London. The... continue
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Bus News
Construction of a bus-based rapid transit scheme in Gosport has moved a step further with the news that the scheme had secured a £20m bid for... continue
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In brief
Transport for London has scrapped the Greenwich Waterfront Transit scheme as part of its drive to cut costs. It follows the cancellation last year of... continue
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Bus News
Hampshire County Council heard yesterday that its £20m bid to the government's Community Infrastructure Fund to fund the first phase of the Bus... continue
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Bus News
Plans to introduce a new bus-based rapid transit network in south Essex have taken a step forward with the news that Essex County Council has... continue
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Regular News
Delegates at a conference in London next month will hear how bus rapid transit is transforming cities and communities... continue
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Bus News
Residents of South Essex are being asked to give their views on visionary plans that will see around half a million people with better access to... continue
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Bus News
Metro, the West Yorkshire PTE, has welcomed the news that transport secretary Geoff Hoon has publicly committed to backing the PTE’s planned... continue
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