Good overview of Honolulu’s rail transit project, which will be the longest driverless transit system in the US. Honolulu is already one of the most transit intensive cities in the US, ranking sixth, just below Boston, in terms of annual per capita ridership (88.4 in 2012).
It is very cool that the agency itself produced these videos. CTA sees them as a tool to help riders familiarize themselves with the system and as a historical record. If you a lot of free time, check out the full-length (real time) videos!
It’s best viewed in HD, which unfortunately means you have to see it on Vimeo. Buses and streetcars are red. Subways are in their respective color. The city of Toronto is about 25 miles across and 12 miles from downtown to the northern boundary. If you are curious about the service levels on all those […]
Our neighbors to the north are having a transportation referendum that could significantly expand transit options across all of Metro Vancouver. This video shows why it matters. Vancouver is a model for transit that Seattle should look up to.
Observant readers may have noticed a section on Metro’s Link Connections project website called “For Transit Geeks”. The title certainly caught my attention. Click on it and you’ll find a wealth of information that Metro provided to its community sounding board members during the alternatives development process: a background report analyzing existing service and market […]
This June and September, transit riders in Seattle will see exciting improvements to their bus service, with better frequency and reliability, day and night, on weekdays and weekends. I have created maps that show the frequent transit network (PDF) as of this September. The improvements are sourced from the Prop 1 service contract which David […]