Friday, January 30, 2015

BRT lite coming to Charlotte Ave this March

The BRT lite line that was promised in Dean's budget for this year is becoming a reality. MTA officials have started holding public meetings to discuss the new service which is said to be online by March of this year.

The service will follow the same general path of the existing #10 route except that it won't divert from Charlotte at all. The current #10 route does a loop through the Charlotte Park neighborhood off of Annex and then another loop through the hospital district in midtown.

The aim of BRT lite is that there are fewer stops and more frequent service. The BRT lite service will run every 15 minutes on the weekdays and every 30 minutes on weekends. Stations have not been set yet, but there are proposed stations in the presentation that is available online here.

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