waiting for transit should be welcoming and enjoyable
lets figure out how to empower/incentivize communities & property owners to enhance bus stop infrastructure across the city
If we are serious about reducing congestion and preparing for growth (among other issues), we need our streets and surrounding infrastructure to prioritize transit. This doesn't always mean dedicated lanes and a large budget. At the very least, waiting for the bus needs to be more convenient and attractive. Bus stops that are fun/interesting and include seating, shelter, and real-time information can go a long way! Local leaders need to embrace this concept and figure out how to make the stops in their communities more welcoming for transit riders. A grant program that engages the community to develop locally relevant solutions while embracing public art could help build a culture where bus stops are treated as community assets.