Engaging Young Riders is Key to Transit’s Continued Growth
With young people using public transit more often, it would be prudent for transportation organizations to seek the input from the millennial demographic. “Philadelphia is a college town, with young adults from around the world coming here to study at our region’s many academic institutions,” said SEPTA GM Joseph Casey. “Many of these students stay in the area after they graduate. SEPTA wants to make them lifelong riders of our system and has made an effort to reach out to this group, showing th
Are your bus operators square?
If you are in transit, you know this question has nothing to do with lifestyle and everything to do with left hand turns. And in transit, we prefer squares. For the sake of clarity, we are talking about the difference between taking extra care to square off a left-hand turn as opposed to simply rounding the turn. A square turn involves setting up the pivot point of the bus and by its very nature requires the operator to conduct the turn at a much slower rate of speed.