Bus System Redesign Wins Improved Ridership in Columbus

After a bus system redesign a year ago, Columbus is one of a few cities in the country where bus ridership is increasing.
August 16, 2018, 6am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"One year after the rollout of Columbus, Ohio’s completely overhauled bus system, ridership is up — a sign that the redesign is working as planned," according to an article by Angie Schmitt.

"May 2018 ridership was 1.6 percent higher than in May 2017, when the overhaul took effect. Ridership was 3.6 percent higher in June 2018 than in June 2017," adds Schmitt.

The article includes more detail about the political process that preceded the approval, as well as the lessonsCentral Ohio Transit Authority officials are drawing from the redesigns early success.

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Published on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 in Streetsblog USA
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