When you separate buses from mixed traffic, you can both improve the speed of bus travel along the corridor and decrease the variability of run times, both of which make taking the bus a more competitive option with driving, and over time, you can not only improve the experience for passengers but also attract more... Continue reading Bus Lane Pilot Results
An explanation of the methodology the MBTA's Service Planning Department used to estimate the impacts on riders of the 47 Better Bus Project proposals affecting 63 bus routes.
Estimating passenger walk time impacts, transfer time impacts, stranded passengers, and impacts across the day.
Estimating ridership impacts and calculating net impacts.
Detailed data about declining MBTA bus speeds and next steps being taken to reverse this trend.