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PlanIt


Jun 3, 2019

By 2040, the population of the Twin Cities metropolitan area is forecasted to increase by more than 500,000 people. As the region grows and additional households move into denser areas, the need for a sustainable public transportation system becomes even more evident. Twin Cities transit system has been expanding and providing a variety of options for users. One of the newer system expansions are Arterial Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) lines. In this episode, Katie Roth, Manager of Arterial BRT with MetroTransit, talks about the impacts of a BRT line and the roles that Cities play to make the most advantage of such investments.