Are you a transit advocate in need of data to support your case for a bus network redesign in your city? A journalist looking to compare regional transit spending and service provision? Transit data enthusiast and/or map nerd?
If so, check out this tutorial for our new National Ridership map, presented by our graduate fellow, Mary Buchanan. It uses Census and National Transit Database data to explore changes in transit ridership, for the largest metropolitan areas in the US, from 2006 to 2015.
Let’s get mapping!
In June of 2018, Austin launched a redesign of its bus network. Since then, ridership has increased 4.5%, making Capital Metro one of the few transit systems in the U.S. where ridership is on the rise.Read More
In June, the MTA released a draft plan to redesign the Bronx bus network. There’s no doubt that the proposals will improve trips for bus riders. But given the gap between the current state of Bronx bus service and what Bronx bus service can be, is this plan as ambitious as it should be?Read More