How do you build a better regional bus network? This coalition has some ideas.
A new report offers a glimpse into how far the region has come in expanding and improving bus service.
Video: How are downtown DC’s red hot summer bus lanes working out?
What’s black and white but red all summer? DC’s H and I street pilot bus-only lanes are getting more publicity, now from a short film produced by TransitCenter and Streetfilms.
Road trip! DC Councilmembers try out the H & I pilot bus lanes
DC’s dedicated bus lanes need long-term political commitment to thrive amid the jungle of competing demands for our street space. That commitment had a visible boost Monday, as a group of DC councilmembers gamely tried out the H & I pilot bus lanes, and shared their thoughts on the value of bus priority in the District.
DC rolls out the “red carpet” for new bus lanes
In one more week, buses on H and I streets NW past the White House will have their own dedicated rush hour lanes. Over Memorial Day weekend, DC officials started painting the roadways red in preparation.
Do you hear the people signal support for bus lanes?
Fifty-six percent of Washington area residents think it’s a good idea to change some lanes on the roads into bus-only lanes at rush hour, according to a poll released Friday by the Washington Post. For DC residents, there was even stronger support, with 66%.
The K Street Transitway gets $122 million. What’s the K Street Transitway?
DC Mayor Muriel Bowser pledged $122 million to build the K Street Transitway in her State of the District address Monday evening. Residents who haven't been in DC for a decade, and probably 98% of those who have, may have been wondering: What the heck is the K Street Transitway?
Bus-only lanes on H and I streets NW could make for a faster downtown commute
Your bus ride in DC may get quicker this summer, thanks to a proposed downtown bus lane pilot. Buses on H and I Streets past the White House will get dedicated bus lanes during rush hours from early June to late September.
Here’s where bus lanes may one day speed up your ride on 16th Street
Planners from the District Department of Transportation unveiled their design for bus lanes on 16th Street, the next step from a 2016 planning study which recommended a dedicated bus lane in the peak direction during the peak period, as well as a number of other changes to make the 16th Street buses faster and more reliable.
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Image by Sam Kittner / DDOT used with permission.