Bus Stops

July 14, 2019
How Transit Agencies Can Launch — and Win! — Campaigns for Better Bus Stop Spacing

Reducing the number of stops reduces the time buses spend decelerating, standing still, and accelerating, making it one of the most effective ways for transit agencies to speed up bus service.

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February 11, 2019
Gimme Shelter: San Antonio Takes Its Bus Stops From Sorry to Superb

Via, San Antonio's transit agency, has installed the most bus shelters in the shortest amount of time of any US city.

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October 11, 2018
Why Bus Stops Matter

As TransitCenter’s latest report, “From Sorry to Superb: Everything You Need to Know About Better Bus Stops” chronicles, nearly half of all public transit rides in the US begin at a bus stop. Yet our bus stops are woefully underfunded.

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September 10, 2018
Bunching is for Bananas, Not Buses: Dispatches from Austin

This week, we’re in Austin working with Capital Metro to test a new bus dispatching method in hopes of reducing bunching and improving reliability along the MetroRapid lines.

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August 27, 2018
Your Bus Is On Time. What Does That Even Mean?

We were curious: if we held all transit agencies to the same “On Time Performance” metric, how would they stack up against each other?  

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