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Reliable and Accessible Infrastructure

Increase the number of accessible bus stops by 50% by 2025

278 

FY19 Actual


FY18 Actual
253

Objective Description

This metric measures the number of bus stops along RTA routes with a sidewalk access. Safe and efficient connections to bus stops is a key factor in supporting public transit ridership as well as ensuring equitable access to transit services.

Trend Analysis

During the development of the draft pedestrian master plan, WalkHoward, all bus stops in the RTA service were surveyed and evaluated for a variety of attributes, including access to the sidewalk. Improvements to bus stops are delivered as part of larger street or intersection projects, specific sidewalk projects or as part of a private development project. Increasing the number of stops with sidewalk access is one of the key strategies in enhancing the customer experience and improving ridership. The number of stops is expected to increase as projects are completed. The baseline year for target completion is FY 2018.

Strategies

  • Adopt WalkHoward.
  • Review ridership counts at bus stop locations to make appropriate improvements.
  • Pursue pedestrian and public transit improvements on development applications.
  • Continue to advance pedestrian and public transit improvements as part of the Capital Improvement Plan.

Source: Office of Transportation

References

Target = 380

Detailed Analysis


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