Jan 09, 2010
Analysis, Just For Fun, Thoughts, Urban Planning & Design

Capitol Metro, Austin

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post titled What Do You Hate About Your City’s Transit System? The post was meant to get people thinking about their own local transit system and to contemplate why they just accept what their transit is rather than what it could be. I encouraged people to email...

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Nov 25, 2009
Analysis, Thoughts

Time Is A Non-Renewable Resource…

. . . and that’s true for each and every one of us. Sure, it’s possible that time is infinite in the macro scale, but for our individual selves that’s just not so (despite what Aubrey de Grey might have us believe). Time is the most precious thing we have and yet our current transit...

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Nov 24, 2009
Analysis, Thoughts, Urban Planning & Design

LT1M Wait Times

Less-Than-One-Minute (LT1M) wait times should be the goal of every transit planner because it is a principle that focuses on the user rather than the operator. What the user wants is simple:  to be able to travel whenever they want regardless of schedule. Imagine . . . . . . if your front door only...

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