Tag Archives: Bus Rapid Transit

Rapid Bus Isn’t as Rapid as Everyone Hoped

The Mid-City Rapid 215 bus stops at El Cajon Boulevard and 43rd Street. | Photo Credit: Jamie Scott Lytle By Zoe Schaver El Cajon Boulevard has a ways to go before it becomes the transit corridor planners envision. Now close … Continue reading

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Six Months In, Mid-City Rapid Bus Line Boosts Ridership But Not Speed

Bus wait times are displayed at a new Mid-City Rapid bus station on 43rd Street and El Cajon Boulevard April 6, 2015. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks By Megan Burks Transit riders who wanted another trolley fought the Metropolitan Transit … Continue reading

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Mid-City Rapid Bus To Start Running Sunday

By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh and Peggy Pico After years of planning and construction, a new rapid transit bus service is about to get up and running in San Diego. The Mid-City Rapid will run between San Diego State University … Continue reading

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Linea de autobuses comenzara Oct. 12

Una estación de autobuses Mid-City rápida en la calle 43 y El Cajon Boulevard en City Heights servirá una nueva línea de transporte de 10 km de la Universidad Estatal de San Diego al centro de la ciudad . | … Continue reading

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Mid-City Rapid Bus Line Launches Oct. 12

A Mid-City Rapid bus station at 43rd Street and El Cajon Boulevard in City Heights will serve a new 10-mile transit line from San Diego State University to downtown. | Photo Courtesy of City Heights Life By Staff An improved … Continue reading

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Rapid Bus Service Launches on I-15

By Alison St John A new rapid bus service began over the weekend between Escondido and downtown San Diego, using Interstate 15 express lanes. Rapid 235 began service on Sunday from Escondido through Rancho Bernardo, Kearny Mesa, City Heights, City … Continue reading

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Mid-City Rapid Explained

By Ana Ceballos There’s a new transit option coming to mid-city neighborhoods at the end of the summer. It’s expected to be cheaper than the trolley and a touch faster than the bus. It’s called “bus rapid transit,” but the … Continue reading

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New Bus Line Distinction Under ‘Rapid’ Fire

Construction on the Mid-City Rapid bus line begins at El Cajon Boulevard and Fairmount Avenue in City Heights. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks By Andrew Keatts San Diego’s mid-city neighborhoods are getting a new, faster bus service this year. The … Continue reading

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Mid-City Rapid vs. the Clock

Construction on the Mid-City Rapid bus line begins at El Cajon Boulevard and Fairmount Avenue in City Heights. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks By Andrew Keatts San Diego has invested heavily in a new transit service, meant to be more … Continue reading

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Meet Mid-City’s New ‘Diet Trolley’

By Andrew Keatts By the end of the year, San Diegans will have a new way to get around the city without driving. The Mid-City Rapid will be the first of a new type of public transit line that’ll figure … Continue reading

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