If you take the 77 bus to Harvard Square, your morning commute could shorten in 2018. Thanks to a new grant from Boston’s Barr Foundation announced on Dec. 5, Arlington will be launching a bus rapid transit (BRT) pilot program on Massachusetts Avenue in 2018.
In partnership with the MBTA, the pilot program seeks to demonstrate the potential benefits of BRT in high-ridership, high-traffic areas.
According to a press release from the Barr Foundation announcing the grant award, the goal is to improve the transit experience for the most people. The released noted during peak commute times, there can be twice as many people in buses than cars. (read more)
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