Another Perspective on Bus Rapid Transit

The post on buses in toll lanes has generated a lot of discussion.

Michael Wilson forwarded this article from Sierra magazine, containing an interview with Jamie Lerner, the former Mayor of Curitiba, Brazil.

The post on buses in toll lanes has generated a lot of discussion.

Michael Wilson forwarded this article from Sierra magazine, containing an interview with Jamie Lerner, the former Mayor of Curitiba, Brazil.

He argues that Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on dedicated lanes is much easier to implement than a subway, or even surface rail.

Would this map to the United States? Over on the earlier post, Dan argues that higher labor costs and easier sources of capital than operating funding break down the paradigm.

What do other people think?

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