Goals, Purpose & Need

The goal of the Regional Rapid Transit is to provide all-day modern mobility that provides quick, safe, reliable, frequent, and regional rapid service. The study team worked with the Citizens Advisory Committee and TBARTA Board to identify the purpose and need for the project.

The following objectives were identified:

  • Provide mobility for residents & visitors that reduces the need for a personal vehicle
  • Use advanced vehicle and fare technologies
  • Provide environmental and health benefits
  • Support local transit and provides seamless transfers
  • Provide context sensitive community stations and minimize adverse impacts to neighborhoods
  • Ensure a premium transit experience
  • Reduce congestion
  • Provide lower cost commuting options
  • Provide access to jobs and affordable and attainable workforce housing
  • Invest in first and last mile solutions
  • Encourage private sector investment and economic development