Bus Rapid Transit: An Overview

  title={Bus Rapid Transit: An Overview},
  author={Herbert S. Levinson and Samuel L. Zimmerman and Jennifer Clinger and G. Scott Rutherford},
  journal={The Journal of Public Transportation},
The Federal Transit Administration defines bus rapid transit (BRT) as a "rapid mode of transportation that can combine the quality of train transit and the flexibility of buses. The following 7 components 'make' BRT: running ways; stations; vehicles; services; route structure; fare collection; and intelligent transportation systems. This article continues to describe BRT concepts and components; traces BRT's evolution; gives its current status; and outlines some of the findings to date of the… 
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