Downtown Bus Corridor LCI Study - Courtland Street Bus Lane
CAP/ADID, in partnership with the City of Atlanta, is advancing a dedicated transit lane on Courtland Street between John Portman Boulevard and M.L. King Jr. Drive. The lane will:
- improve transit reliability and the overall efficiency of the Downtown transportation network
- decrease bus run times
- enable CobbLinc, Gwinnett County Transit, Xpress, MARTA, and Georgia State University's Panther Express bus lines to provide faster, more reliable service to its riders
- support the growth, connectivity, and accessibility of public transportation in Downtown
The addition of bus only lanes in Downtown is consistent with recommendations of the Downtown Atlanta Master Plan, the Downtown Commuter Bus Routing & Infrastructure Study, and the City of Atlanta's One Atlanta: Strategic Transportation Plan.
In 2020, the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) awarded a Livable Centers Initiative (LCI) grant to CAP/ADID to advance the planning and early design of the Courtland Street bus only lane. A consultant team developed the conceptual design for the corridor and its associated transit stops at Auburn Avenue, Ellis Street, and Gilmer Street. A summary report is available here. To date, much of the design has been informed by close consultation with the regional bus operators and area stakeholders. CAP/ADID is currently seeking funding to advance construction of the lane, which is anticipated to occur in 2024.
For more information, please contact:
Shayna Pollock, firstname.lastname@example.org or 404-658-5984.