30 Jul '18, 2pm

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Transit agencies are faced with declining operating speeds in increasingly congested environments. It is not just cars causing the congestion –pedestrians, bicyclists, ridesharing and delivery vehicles also contribute to the problem as everyone is vying for space in a limited right-of-way. Slower operating speeds result in unreliable and unattractive service and can lead to service reductions if resources are not available to add time to maintain headways.The “toolbox” of options to improve bus speed and reliability includes bus bulbs, restricted lanes, transit signal priority (TSP), queue bypass lanes, and stop consolidation. Has your organization implemented one or more of these tools? How have you partnered with local transportation departments that control the right-of-way and how have these partnerships improved speed and reliability? How is right-of-way, including cu...

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