San Francisco Speeds Up Buses with Opticom™ GPS Transit Signal Priority

Buses on San Francisco’s Mission Street corridor are running a bit faster thanks to a pilot signal priority program. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (CA) has seen measurable improvements after installing devices on buses that extend green time as the vehicles approach intersections. Since the system was activated on March 26, average travel time…

Smart Growth Expert Says Bus Rapid Transit Fits New Development Trends

Cities are developing differently, and bus rapid transit systems fit into these new development patterns, said Roger Millar, vice president of Smart Growth America, a Washington, D.C.-based organization that advocates for planned growth. Millar addressed a symposium this week “Mason & Our Housing Future,” sponsored by the Fort Collins Board of Realtors. The event focused…