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Bus on Shoulder

January 18, 2019, 1pm PST
In a city where bus ridership has been declining for years, Pace has found success on the expressway.
Chicago Tribune
December 17, 2017, 9am PST
Soon, Sound Transit buses will start traveling on the shoulder to skip a perpetually congested stretch of I-5. Over a dozen Sound Transit and Community Transit express routes operate on the 2.5-mile stretch.
The Urbanist
November 5, 2015, 9am PST
Allowing buses to drive on the shoulder of highways when traffic slows has been shown to increase ridership, thus proving an important point: people will ride transit when it's a reasonable option.
Metropolitan Planning Council - The Connector