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Feds recommend $140 million in funding for Chapel Hill bus rapid transit route

Posted on AllSides March 13th, 2024
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Buses used by the Chapel Hill transit system. Photo: Chris Seward/Raleigh News & Observer/Tribune News Service via Getty Images Bus rapid transit momentum is building across the Triangle after Chapel Hill's North-South Bus Rapid Transit Project was recommended to receive nearly $140 million in federal money. Why it matters: As dreams of commuter rail fade due to high costs, the region is increasingly turning to bus rapid transit, which provides bus-only lanes as well as faster and more frequent service. State of play: Construction is underway on the first of...

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