Bus Rapid Transit

Faster, More Convenient Transit:
An exciting new way to get around town

What is BRT?

• BRT operates 50% of its route in designated bus-only-lanes.
• Frequent, regular service (every 12-15 minutes)
• Stops spaced further apart for faster travel times
• Designated shelters and stations
• Traffic signal priority
• Larger vehicles
• Off board fare payment
• More amenities: comfortable seats, Wi-Fi, real-time screens

Where would Cincinnati BRT go?

Cincinnati Metro will engage with the community to determine corridors best served by BRT service. 

Where does BRT already exist?

Examples can be found nearby in Cleveland, Indianapolis and Pittsburgh, as well as in Boston, Houston, Minneapolis, Hartford and Las Vegas and many others. A new BRT system will soon debut in Milwaukee.

How does BRT benefit the economy?

These systems are proven drivers of economic development with Cleveland's HealthLine responsible for $6.3 billion in economic development.