By Amy Snyder |
August 9, 2013 | Comments (2)
In 2008, the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD) increased the frequency on a popular route, focusing on the center portion that supported the largest number of boardings and alightings and branded it the GREENhopper. While MTD designs its service to satisfy many populations, this experiment was directed toward the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign campus.
By Joel Volinski |
June 26, 2013 | Comments (0)
As funding from state and federal agencies continues to be more difficult to secure, local transit systems have found a variety of new partners that not only help pay for new hours of service, but can also provide opportunities for transit agencies to restructure service in parts of the community. These partnerships can also result in improving the transit agency’s image and relevance in a community, and improved quality of service.