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

Bus Rapid Transit becomes a consideration at the .9% Sales Tax funding option.





Where would Cincinnati BRT go?


BRT corridors could be created along the Glenway Ave., Hamilton Ave., Reading Rd. and Montgomery Rd. corridors.



BRT Routes Map



Where does BRT already exist?


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






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.