High Frequency Transit
‘Forward Together’ Bus System Redesign Rolling Out in Portland
Portland is redesigning its bus system to respond to the changing patterns of the post-pandemic world—with twin goals of increasing ridership and improving equity.
MBTA Announces Improved Bus Frequencies, Redesigned Route Map in Boston
A large system redesign is nearing implementation in and around Boston, but the new system map will require more drivers than the MBTA currently employs.
IndyGo Revisits the Bus System Redesign it Paused for the Pandemic
The IndyGo board of directors scrapped a bus system redesign planned for launch in June 2020 as part of its Covid-19 emergency response. The transit agency is now seeking public feedback on a new map with similar changes.
Bus System Redesign Paired With New Light Rail Service Near Seattle
Community Transit, the public transit authority for Snohomish County, Washington, is redesigning its bus system to plan ahead for the Lynwood Link Extension, currently more than halfway done with construction.
DARTzoom System Redesign Launched for Dallas and Surrounding Cities
The Dallas region is the latest to update its transit system on a high-frequency grid with on-demand transit service to fill in the gaps.
Denver's Regional Transit District to Overhaul Bus System
The Regional Transportation District will focus on providing improved service on its most popular lines while eliminating underused routes and replacing them with on-demand microtransit.
New High-Frequency Bus Service Dubbed 'Go Lines' in Duluth
The city of Duluth's reimagined bus transit system will go into effect in Summer 2022 along green and blue "Go Lines."
Duluth Bus Transit Service Getting the High Frequency Treatment
Transit planners in Duluth, Minnesota have released the details of a new plan to concentrate bus transit service on high frequency corridors.
Next Up for Bus System Redesign: Norfolk, Virginia
The Norfolk City Council will vote in February on a draft transit system redesign organized around the principle of a high frequency grid, similar to system redesigns in other cities in recent years.
Service Redesign Proposed by Utah Transit Authority
The Utah Transit Authority is proposing a new approach to transit service design for the counties on the Wasatch Front, focusing changes on a "core route network" of frequent service.
Draft RideKC Bus System Redesign Announced
The RideKC bus system is being redesigned on a high frequency grid.
NextGen Bus Plan Approved in Los Angeles
Major changes are coming to the Metro bus system in the nation's second largest city. After three years of planning and public feedback, the Metro board has approved the NextGen bus plan.
Video Explainer: Why Public Transit Doesn't Work for Most Americans
Vox's popular video explainer production team explains the consequences of U.S. auto dependency, and how to make transit work in the world we live in.
Bus System Redesign Coming to the Cleveland Region
The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) revealed a draft system redesign this week.
Metro L.A. Drafts Frequent Bus Service Plan
Late last week, Los Angeles transit riders got a first peak at the proposed NextGen Bus Plan, a system redesign that promises to completely redefine transit access in the county.
The Case for Better Bus System Design in Miami-Dade
The Miami-Dade Transit system includes only five routes with headways at 15 minutes or less during midday and only six percent of residents live near frequent bus service, according to a recent study.
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.
Bus System Redesign Revealed in Philadelphia
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority is tackling a redesign of the bus system serving the city of Philadelphia.
Anchorage Buses Switch to a High Frequency Grid
Anchorage's People Mover bus system is the latest in a string of U.S. bus systems to reroute onto a high frequency grid.
Providence Ditches Streetcar Plans; Goes With High-Frequency Buses Instead
A decade ago, Providence considered a streetcar for land that once moved cars along the former path of Route 195. Now transit planners have once again shifted gears, targeting a high-frequency bus corridor for the area.
HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research
HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research
Chaddick Institute at DePaul University
Park City Municipal Corporation
National Capital Planning Commission
City of Santa Fe, New Mexico
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