I frequently get asked questions about the relative count of buses on the routes 71 and 73. Often riders on one line suspect that riders on the other are getting better service.
The MBTA is holding a number of meetings to support the better bus project.
Helpful presentation from the T on what to expect when in the way of capacity and reliability improvements. Bottom line: Improvement will be steady and will reach their maximum level …
Predicting bus arrival times in traffic is not an exact science, but real improvements in MBTA predications can be expected as of today and further improvements over the next few months.
Offering graphics with actual density numbers by census tract.
Comments are due on the MBTA’s long term plan on Friday, September 21. It is a provocative document that is well worth a read.