Transit Mode Alternatives

Dedicated roadway for operations  checkmark checkmark
Off vehicle fare purchase checkmark checkmark
Low-floor vehicles with level boarding checkmark checkmark
Traffic signal priority or preemption checkmark checkmark
Operates on roadway with no rail or overhead catenary checkmark  
Operates on rail, powered by electric overhead catenary wires   checkmark
Frequent service at substantial transit stations checkmark checkmark
Separately branded vehicles checkmark checkmark
Maximum cars per configuration 2 4
Maximum passengers  per train/bus 150 220
Travel Speed 55mph 55mph
Construction Cost (2009$) $1.0B $1.4B