Trainspotter 0 Posted October 31, 2007 Share #1 Posted October 31, 2007 MTA New York City Transit Working to Speed up Bus Service MTA New York City Transit bus customers could soon benefit from a series of initiatives aimed at making city bus service faster and more dependable than it has ever been. Combining technological advances with methods of bus operation new to the region, the era of slow bus service could eventually be left behind. A major cause of slow and uneven bus service is the increasing amount of traffic generated by the city's booming economy. Traffic congestion combined with a number of other factors can work to throw buses off schedule. Some routes must negotiate narrow streets while others serve heavily-traveled shopping areas. Also, some major routes run past bridge and tunnel approaches, which are prone to traffic back-ups. Full press release: MTA.info - October 31, 2007 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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