An examination of public transportation ridership during the 1918 Flu Pandemic.
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I recently sat down with senior bus operations managers at the MBTA to get an update on their efforts to keep service properly spaced.
Setting Priorities for Rail
After reliability, the next priority has to be supporting mode-shift. We need to get people out of cars into commuter trains, capturing trips that people are already making.
Congestion at Rush Hour
The public is crying out for congestion reduction at rush hour and public transportation can respond to that call. It is time for the deliberations about rail service expansion to zero-in on the one challenge that rail is most likely to be able to meet.
Better Bus Changes
Changes are coming to the 64, 71, 72, 74, 75 and 78.
Regional Rail — All Aboard
Over the next few months, the board will need to make some more definitive decisions about where, when and how to roll out improvements.