Public Engagement

Public engagement is a priority of the environmental analysis phase of the Rush Line BRT Project. There are three goals for public engagement during the environmental analysis phase:

  • Inform a diverse public.
  • Collect input from a diverse public.
  • Use public input to shape the project.

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The Rush Line BRT Project team is participating in a wide variety of events throughout the environmental analysis phase to achieve these three goals. These include walk-and-engage efforts, presentations to stakeholders and community groups, pop-up meetings, community events and open houses. In addition to these events, there is a Community Advisory Committee consisting of local residents and business owners.

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The Rush Line BRT Project seeks public input on:

  • Locating station platforms to best serve transit users and the surrounding neighborhood.
  • Maintaining cultural, historic and natural resources within the project area.
  • How communities along the route will benefit from this investment.
  • How BRT will operate alongside people walking, rolling, biking and driving.
  • What kind of development and pedestrian, bicycle and transit connections are appropriate at and near stations.

View the Communication and Public Engagement Plan for the Rush Line BRT Project (PDF).