Transit Signal Priority

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News February 15, 2018
The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has developed a communication system between Utah Transit Authority (UTA) buses and traffic signals that will help buses arrive on time in Salt Lake City.   The Dedicated Short Range Communications system uses software called Multi-Modal Intelligent...
NYCDOT TMC

NYCDOT is responsible for the TMC.

Article January 29, 2018
While New York City has the largest transit ridership in the U.S., it also has the slowest buses. With the number of residents, workers and tourists at record levels, average bus speeds can be less than 4 mph in some congested areas of the city. This is just slightly faster than the typical speed...
Georgia’s Fulton County floats transit plan that includes BRT service
News December 15, 2017
After a series of public forums in which county representatives engaged with residents, officials in Fulton County, Ga., have created a transit master plan that calls for extensions of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA).   The $16 billion plan also calls for light rail at the...
L.A. mayor to announce final projects for “28 by 28” transit initiative
News November 30, 2017
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is soon to announce the final projects for the city’s “28 by 28” initiative, the goal of which is to complete 28 regional transit projects prior to the city’s hosting the 2028 Summer Olympics, reported The Architect's Newspaper.   The proposal includes 16 projects...
Streetcar popularity in Cincinnati creating static
News October 10, 2016
In what might be a first for streetcar transit in the modern world, a high level of popularity is causing frustration for Cincinnati city officials, the result of delayed travel times. High streetcar demand and resulting delays in service have generated tension between the city and the transit...
Article February 19, 2016
It is not enough to keep building yesterday’s roads.    America’s transportation needs are changing, the global economy is shifting, and despite advances in automobile safety, too many people are struck and killed each year on U.S. streets. Mayors from some of the nation’s largest cities along with...
Article October 07, 2015
The METRO Green Line (formerly Central Corridor LRT) is the Twin Cities region’s second light rail transit (LRT) line.   The Green Line links five major centers of activity: downtown Minneapolis, the University of Minnesota, the Midway area, the State Capitol complex and downtown St. Paul. In...
News January 23, 2015
Chicago-area transit agency Pace sent a proposal for a $2.3 billion regional bus rapid transit (BRT) system to Congress this week in the hopes of securing federal funding for the ambitious project.   The central idea behind the Rapid Transit Network is faster, uninterrupted travel in Chicago and...
News June 25, 2014
With bus ridership down 7% since 2007, the New York City DOT and Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) have introduced a series of new Select Bus Service (SBS) lines—some of which employ signal priority technology—to improve bus service and control congestion.   The SBS lines tackle two of...
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