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BRT: an opportunity for ‘Big Society’?

30 June 2010 | By John Carr, Events Coordinator, BRTuk

“BRT: the time is right” was the opening heading for my previous contribution on Bus Rapid Transit to Intelligent Transport (Issue 4 2008) at a time when most developed economies were reaping the fruits of prosperity, even if urban public transport in the UK continued to experience the pains of…


BRT: the time is right

18 August 2008 | By John Carr, Secretary, BRTuk

In Runcorn in the UK and Almere in the Netherlands, new towns have been functioning for several decades with their transport needs based around largely segregated, highly reliable bus services. In common with other public transport the fortunes of these systems may have fluctuated with investment levels and institutional changes,…