Thursday, August 3, 2017

Los Angeles "buses . . . have gotten progressively slower every year since 2003"

SCPR:

buses have continued to fall behind in the last year and a half, particularly on Metro’s Rapid bus lines. The lines are intended to provide faster express service on busy routes.

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During the same period that bus performance has slipped, so has ridership. It's fallen by more than 10 percent over the last two years

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The slowdown of buses has cost Metro about $65 million over the last five years because it means the agency must add more buses into circulation