Archive for April, 2015

Broadway Corridor Design; No Bus Lanes

Screen shot 2015-04-12 at 9.13.47 PMGas, is $2.03 a gallon and the Broadway Corridor moves into design development with no bus lanes. The Mayor and Council appointed, Broadway Corridor Task Force (CTF), recommended 6 lanes, two of which shall be for transit.  What is wrong with this picture.  Why have a CTF?  RTA officials explain it away saying its a  misunderstanding of sorts, depending on who you talk to.  Next City provides daily online coverage of the leaders, policies and innovations driving progress in metropolitan regions across the world.  Tucson Bus Rider’s Union, Suzanne, found this article in their online publication that talks about one of Tucson’s premier arterials; the Broadway Corridor.  It puts a perspective on the topic:  Tucson and the Case of the Missing Bus Lanes – Next City.

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