POST Online Media Lite Edition


$75 million for Bus Rapid Transit Project in San Francisco

Staff Writer |
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced the award of $75 million in federal grant funds for construction of the Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project.

Article continues below

It will significantly improve transit service in one of the busiest bus corridors in San Francisco.

The two-mile BRT line will operate in dedicated lanes along U.S. Highway 101/Van Ness Avenue, a key route for commuters traveling between the Golden Gate Bridge and downtown San Francisco.

The project includes nine side-platform stations with low-floor bus boarding and passenger shelters, as well as traffic signal priority, pedestrian improvements, and the purchase of new buses.

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) is receiving approximately $45 million through the FTA’s Capital Investment Grant (CIG) program, as well as $30 million in FTA Bus and Bus Facilities funds toward the $223 million project.

The remaining cost is being covered by other federal, state, and local sources.

What to read next

UAE biggest market for mobile phones from Vietnam
Detroit to get $52.3 million for blight removal
South Korea's imports of Iranian crude oil plunged 50.3%