Tumblr Icon RSS Icon

New Express Bus Proposal

By Matthew Yglesias on September 13, 2008 at 12:03 pm

"New Express Bus Proposal"

Share:

google plus icon

Ward One council member Jim Graham is circulating the following proposed map for a new specially-branded, limited service bus along the lines of the existing Circulator or Metro Express lines. I’m having a hard time evaluating it, because this proposed route involves a very small number of stops, one of which is very close to my house and another of which is very close to my office, so obviously I have a strong personal interest in seeing it adopted:

circgraham.jpg

Dave Alpert has further ideas. Whether or not this route is adopted, I think there’s a very strong case for painting (and enforcing!) dedicated bus/bike lanes down the bulk of 14th street. Bus service on that corridor is already fairly frequent and popular, and adding bus lanes would allow us to increase the speed and frequency of bus service at low cost and turn the service into something that’s more useful and appealing to the burgeoning population along the corridor.

‹ PREVIOUS
Pants (and books!) on Fire

NEXT ›
McCain and FCS

By clicking and submitting a comment I acknowledge the ThinkProgress Privacy Policy and agree to the ThinkProgress Terms of Use. I understand that my comments are also being governed by Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, or Hotmail’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policies as applicable, which can be found here.