Tag Archives: Bus Rapid Transit Project

Fruitvale District merchants and supporters protest on International Boulevard on Friday, June 6. Above: Signs read, "Our Vote Counts" and "Noel: Fight for Fruitvale, not BRT. Your time to speak for us now!" Photo by Ken Epstein.

Merchants Say New International Blvd. Buses Will Damage Businesses

A coalition of merchants with businesses in the Fruitvale, San Antonio, and Eastlake districts along International Boulevard are calling for the city and AC Transit to offset what they see as negative impacts of the [...]
The planned BRT station at International Boulevard in Oakland  would use dedicated center lanes. Rendering by FMG Architects, courtesy of AC Transit.

Small Businesses Protest AC Transit International Blvd. Project

Small business owners on International Boulevard held a rally this week calling on AC Transit and city officials to mitigate the negative impacts of the new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project, which utilize dedicated bus [...]