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Downtown St. Paul Buses and Bikes

Does Downtown St. Paul Need Bus Lanes? Bus-only lanes have recently been rejected for Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis. This street can get congested, which causes buses to move very slowly. Of course, the point of bus lanes is to help transit vehicles bypass the congestion, so it makes sense to add them on a street […]

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Chart of the Day: Weekday On Time Transit Performance, US Systems

Via Planetizen, here’s a recent study out of a New York transit foundation complied a rankings of on-time performance using the exact same on-time standards, as opposed to the self-reported on-time stats, which can vary a lot between agencies. It turns out that Metro Transit does very well! Here’s the resulting chart: The report’s authors […]

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Chart of the Day: Speed of Dedicated Bus Lanes in New York City

New York City dragged their crosstown buses kicking and screaming into the 21st century last year with dedicated bus lanes on the East Side. For anyone who hasn’t experienced it, New York City generally has great north-south travel, but horribly slow east-west travel. Anyway, via Streetsblog, here’s a chart showing the time differential that having […]

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