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Reliable and Accessible Infrastructure

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


FY23 Actual

FY22 Actual

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 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. Ensuring bus stops have sidewalk access and other amenities is a key strategy in enhancing the customer experience and improving ridership. The number of stops with sidewalk access is expected to increase as projects are completed, but at a slower pace based on both CIP funding and as the overall number of bus stops that already have sidewalk access continues to increase and project complexity increases.


  • 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


Target = 380

Detailed Analysis

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