ACTION ALERT: Tell Chicago aldermen to prioritize transit with bus-only lanes!

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is a new mode of public transit that reinvents the bus. It offers a faster transit option that runs on existing streets, but with the convenience and reliability of a train. Cities around the world are using bus-only lanes, full-service transit stations, and high-tech traffic signals to create high-quality BRT systems–and it could be coming to your neighborhood!


There are many reasons BRT will improve the quality of life in our neighborhoods, from providing better access to jobs and services, to reducing traffic congestion and making our streets safer. Chicago is currently considering BRT projects for the Western/Ashland corridor and the Loop. But these transit improvements may be threatened by streets that prioritize car drivers over all other road users.

Tell Chicago aldermen to make transit a priority with these new BRT projects. Send the message that you want a truly world-class BRT system in Chicago that includes bus-only lanes and state-of-the-art transit facilities.

TAKE ACTION: Tell your alderman to prioritize transit with bus-only lanes!


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A Bus Rapid Transit is really

A Bus Rapid Transit is really a huge help to control traffic congestion in the area. Apart from that, one this project is being acted, commuters will now have an easy access to work and its cheaper than paying for your gasoline. Debt management of Chicago should also be taken into consideration before any decision will be made. Nevertheless, i am very much in favor of creating BRT.

Please make BUS LANES ONLY!

On many of time people park or stand in the bus area. WHY? Who knows! I was at a bus stop the other day, a wheel chair person was trying to get on the bus. But a car was just seating in the Bus Stop and won"t move. The bus driver had to tell that preson to move to another spot in order for him to pick that person. SHAME! If we have bus Stop Only lines the traffic would flow much faster especially on the Main Streets. The Subway Bus Stops are always blocked my standing cars waiting on peoples. The City Authority are support to please the tax paying people. Please HELP the PEOPLES who are Bus Rider ALDERMAN! THANKS!

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