Bus Transit Authority is an architecturally nimble bus rapid transit strategy designed to co-evolve with Chicago’s dynamic urban ecosystem.
It is a multiscalar flexible framework plan operating at the metropolitan scale, the neighborhood scale, and manifested architecturally using modular units deployable as local conditions demand. TEAM Aneesha Dharwadker, Conor O'Shea AWARDS Third Place, Burnham Prize (2013)
The bus stop module is made of a cast fiberglass base, shaped like the letter “L,” into which accessories are embedded.
Location and scale of BRT shelters based on volume of usage across Chicago.
High-volume site design example along Madison Street.
New street section and stormwater management proposal.
Lighting is provided through embedded fiber optic cables that are activated on a timer each night.