In the United States, many transit stops are not adequate: bus stops that are just a signpost on a busy road, bus stops with broken sidewalks and/or pathway obstructions, bus stops with a lack of seating, and bus stops clearly not accessible to people with disabilities. For many bus riders, the journey to access and the wait at the bus stop are experiences that may inhibit their ability or desire to take the bus.
The TRB Transit Cooperative Research Program's TCRP Synthesis 152 Transit Agency Relationships and Initiatives to Improve Bus Stops and Pedestrian Access summarizes the current state of practice for bus stop and pedestrian infrastructure improvement programs and processes in place at transit agencies and other public organizations.
Table of Contents
|Chapter 1 - Introduction||5-10|
|Chapter 2 - Literature Review||11-22|
|Chapter 3 - Survey||23-32|
|Chapter 4 - Five Case Examples||33-72|
|Chapter 5 - Conclusions||73-77|
|Appendix A - Survey Instrument||83-112|
|Appendix B - Survey Respondents||113-116|
|Appendix C - Survey Responses||117-172|
|Appendix D - RTA Access to Transit Program Application Form||173-176|
|Appendix E - Utah Transit Authority Interlocal Agreement||177-198|
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