Monday, November 17, 2014

It Isn't A Taxi

I have no idea if this project could be made better, but it's also the case that people seem to have an inability to comprehend distances. It takes 10 minutes to walk one half mile. Sure, closer is always better, but it's...10 minutes.
If the bus rapid transit stops are not within a short walking distance of people's jobs, they'll forgo the service and drive, he said. The preferred option in the study has the two stops up to a half mile from major employers.

"We need to get people to the door of their office," said Anderson, who was part of the team that created the feasibility study for the M-1 Rail streetcar project now under construction on Woodward Avenue. He now works for the U.S. Patent Office in Virginia.