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Councilmembers Worried Eliminating El Camino Lanes For Rapid Bus Could Congest Downtown Palo Alto

Parking could be getting even harder to find in downtown Palo Alto. Valley Transit Authority (VTA) is proposing that one lane in each direction on busy El Camino Real be dedicated for rapid buses.

01/13/2015

Bay Area Transit Workers Go On Strike

Oakland Merchants Concerned AC Transit’s Rapid Bus Plans Will Hurt Local Business

A number of East Oakland merchants want to put a detour in the path of AC Transit’s proposed Bus Rapid Transit along a stretch of International Blvd., because they’re concerned with how it will affect their businesses.

04/29/2014

Artist's drawing of a VTA Bus Rapid Transit or BRT line in San Jose. (CBS)

San Jose Residents Upset Over Tree Cutting To Make Way For New Bus Line

A new bus rapid transit (BRT) line is supposed to be a major step forward for mass transit in the South Bay. But residents who live near the line are fuming, after dozens of trees were cut down.

04/15/2014

Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco. (CBS)

SFMTA Board Approves Bus Rapid Transit On Van Ness Avenue

Plans to make over San Francisco’s Van Ness Avenue with a bus rapid transit project were approved Tuesday afternoon, a transportation agency spokesman said.

09/18/2013

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Bus System Gets Green Light For SF’s Van Ness Avenue

One of San Francisco’s most congested streets may soon have a new feature that could dramatically improve mass transit on the roadway.

05/16/2012

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