Plans For Bus Rapid Transit Along Wilshire Under Debate

October 19, 2009

Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials introduced alternative proposals to a $31.5 million Bus Rapid Transit project at a public meeting Monday night in West Los Angeles. The Bus Rapid Transit project would…

…create dedicated bus lanes on Wilshire Boulevard during morning and evening rush hours to encourage increased ridership and raise average bus speeds on the crowded corridor. The bus lanes would operate on 9.6 miles of Wilshire Blvd. from near downtown to the east edge of Beverly Hills and from the west edge of Beverly Hills to the Santa Monica/Los Angeles border.

To read the rest of this story click through to Neon Tommy.

This is an issue we’ve covered before.  Click here to read a story about the issue from May 2009 with maps and a video.


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