The Downtown-Oakland-East End corridor has plenty of public transportation, with more than a dozen routes traversing its streets daily.
But while the service in the corridor serving the region’s two largest employment centers is plentiful, it isn’t optimal. It’s challenged by traffic, signal timing and other issues often resulting in “bunching” — or several buses arriving at a stop at once — and high demand, leading to overcrowding. (Pittsburgh Bus Bunching h/t Mark Egge)
Allegheny County and Port Authority leaders believe Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) could be one solution.