As fewer people ride transit — in Denver and across the country — local governments and transit agencies blame a number of factors without discussing speed of service. But slow buses, combined with other elements of poor service, are a critical factor in declining transit ridership across the country.
Editor’s note: To tell the city that you want a more progressive transit plan for East Colfax, get heard by submitting your comments to Denver Public Works. The plan to build “bus rapid transit” on East Colfax is a step in the right direction that will make transit faster and more appealing on Denver’s busiest bus […]
We know that Denver is in desperate need of a transit revolution. We also know that bus rapid transit, or BRT, on East Colfax can help spark it. What we don’t know is whether Denver Public Works and city transportation planners will have the guts to implement true BRT or if they’ll settle for a meeker version […]