Bus Rapid Transit Pilot

A faster and more reliable commute is the goal and if you head east during morning rush hour on Massachusetts Avenue there may be a solution: a bus rapid transit. Seventeen percent of Arlington residents take the bus to work. Massachusetts Ave is the main artery for bus travel, and in the last thirty day the 77, 79 and 350 buses along the avenue were running on time only seventy percent of the time, according to pilot project managers. In order to improve those numbers and prepare for an expected increase in bus ridership over the next few years,...

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Arlington Public News: May 24, 2018

In this edition of APN, soliciting feedback on a nearly three-hundred million-dollar high school, how you can have your say on a plan. Plus a faster way to travel east on Mass Ave? It could be coming in the form of an express bus lane. Plus Arlington Public Schools win a national award for going green and a look at this year’s Memorial Day...

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Transportation Planning and Waze

The Waze traffic app is changing the way we drive. As a consequence of the app directing drivers off crowded main roads, residential neighborhoods are seeing a dramatic increase in cut through traffic. The town of Arlington is hoping adding a Traffic Planner can make Waze work for...

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Arlington Public News: March 1, 2018

  In this edition of APN, the town is facing a deficit– when and how much taxes could go up. Also, Arlington Police are out in front in dealing with mental health calls, we take a closer look. Plus, there is a push to bring new life to the Mill Brook and surrounding corridor. We’ll tell you about that and more in this edition of Arlington Public...

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