The Traffic Group

Bus Rapid Transit Systems: A Viable Transit Solution (Industry Perspective)

Government Technology – With budget deficits plaguing states across the country and traffic congestion and population on the rise, state and local governments are searching for economically feasible transit alternatives. Wes Guckert explains that Bus Rapid Transit can serve the transportation needs of a growing populous much like light rail, but at a fraction of the cost. He cites examples of successful BRT systems from around the country and internationally, many of which he has personally visited.