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Rerouting Houston Buses: A Closer Look at Metro’s New Bus Routes

On Sunday (Aug. 16, 2015), METRO is launching a major redesign to its bus routes. The intention is to boost ridership and remove vehicles from already crowded roads. But for some riders, it could mean a longer walk to get on a bus and more time to get to their destinations. This week on News […]

Rerouting Houston Buses Bus Metro BANNEROn Sunday (Aug. 16, 2015), METRO is launching a major redesign to its bus routes. The intention is to boost ridership and remove vehicles from already crowded roads.

But for some riders, it could mean a longer walk to get on a bus and more time to get to their destinations.

This week on News 88.7, transportation reporter Gail Delaughter’s been examining the impact on people who rely on transit and the effort to attract new passengers in her series Rerouting Houston Buses.

MORE:
Rerouting Houston Buses (Full Series)
Part 1: The Tale Of Two Bus Routes (News 88.7, Aug. 10, 2015)
Part 2: Why Metro Is Making Big Changes (News 88.7, Aug. 11, 2015)
Part 3: When Public Transit Is Your Only Way To Get Around (News 88.7, Aug. 12, 2015)
Part 4: Will Metro’s Plan Get More People To Ride? (News 88.7, Aug. 13, 2015)
Video: One Metro Bus Driver’s Simulated Training

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