March 21, 2013
The "Simme" is a good solution that maximizes space by offering seating for two customers, as well as incorporating the bus stop sign and route schedule.
February 19, 2013
Expects the addition of the shelters to help further improve passengers’ transit experiences. Recently, Sun Metro completed the addition or replacement of about 175 shelters.
November 27, 2012
An energy company replaced advertising boards in bus shelters with light therapy lamps that provide light in an area that only gets about four hours of daylight in the winter, helping riders fight off fatigue and depression.
September 6, 2012
Following complaints waged by the man, the city plans to install a bus shelter within the next fiscal year, although a specific timetable has not been set. In the meantime, he has also begun a PayPal account people can contribute to for a temporary bench.
July 12, 2012
In 2006, the city inked a 20-year deal privatizing city bus shelters, sidewalk sheds, city benches and even sidewalk newsstands.
April 27, 2012
Looking to voters to decide whether more of a current 1% sales tax should go toward transit or continue diverting part of it for road projects. The agency could use the full tax for projects such as new bus shelters and light rail lines.
April 2, 2012
The solar lighting system was created to provide illumination to poorly lit bus stops in the El Paso area. Thirteen solar lighting units have been installed across the city.
August 9, 2011
The two-year, $5 million project will cover 11 percent (210 shelters) of the city's bus stops. Twenty-eight shelters were destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.
June 17, 2011
Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein is calling for installing video screens in Chicago’s 2,200 lighted bus shelters. The technology would feature Bus Tracker information, car- and bike-sharing inventory and how long it would take to walk to popular destinations.
NRG Thermal LLC is building a system that uses solar power and the company’s downtown district cooling system to provide cooling to the seating areas of the popular 3rd Street/Washington Valley Metro light rail station. Will design and build the system by July 5, the week before the Major League Baseball All-Star game is held in Phoenix.
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