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Dedicated Bus Lanes Are Making Commutes Faster In And Around Boston, Data Show

Dedicated Bus Lanes Are Making Commutes Faster In And Around Boston, Data Show

An MBTA 73 bus bound for Harvard Square travels through the red painted lane restricted for buses and bicycles on Mt. Auburn Street at the Cambridge/Watertown line. (Jesse Costa/WBUR) Bus lanes are speeding up commutes in Greater Boston, according to newly compiled MBTA data. Several Boston-area communities have tested out bus-only lanes in recent years, including Arlington , Cambridge , Watertown and Everett . These bus lanes have made buses faster and more reliable, according to BostonBRT, an initiative focused on developing bus rapid transit in the region. BostonBRT is backed by the Barr Foundation, which funded the pilots. […]

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