Bus Rapid Transit

Artist's rendering looking west on Washington Street, after the Loop Link bus rapid transit project is complete. (Credit: Chicago Department of Transportation)

City Begins Work On Bus Rapid Transit Lanes In The Loop

City officials were warning of increased traffic delays in the Loop beginning Monday, as work begins on the so-called “Loop Link” project to provide faster bus service from Union Station to Millennium Station.


The new bus stations will feature larger canopies and bus tracker screens. (Credit: CTA and CDOT)

Construction Of CTA’s Loop Link Bus Express Lanes To Start March 16

The Chicago Department of Transportation and the Chicago Transit Authority announced the start date for construction of a new Loop bus transit project Monday.


Conceptual rendering of a CTA "Bus Rapid Transit" station at Ashland and Chicago avenues. (Credit: CTA)

Ashland To Get CTA’s First ‘Bus Rapid Transit’ Route

A 16-mile stretch of Ashland Avenue will be the city’s first target for bus rapid transit, with a plan for high-speed buses from 95th Street to Irving Park Road announced Friday at a cost of about $10 million per mile.


A rendering of the proposed bus lane on Madison in the Loop. (Credit: CTA)

New Loop Rapid Transit Bus Lanes Unveiled

Faster bus service is coming to the heavily-traveled corridor linking Navy Pier and Michigan Avenue with the West Loop Metra terminals. Wednesday, CTA and the Chicago Dept. of Transportation unveiled plans for the service, which is expected to shave as much as nine minutes off the commuting time.


CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA Moving Forward With Bus Rapid Transit Line

The CTA is ready to move ahead with construction on its first experimental Bus Rapid Transit line, on Jeffrey Boulevard.


(Photo Credit: Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

Plan For Bus Rapid Transit To Be Unveiled

An ambitious plan to bring rapid transit bus service to Chicago will be unveiled later Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011