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Frequency – Frequency equals Freedom
High-frequency service means buses arrive at stops more often leading to shorter waits at every point on your transit trip, including transfer points. Frequent and reliable service makes spontaneous trips on transit easier. Simple direct routes with ease of connections to your destination.
Research shows that higher frequency service has the largest impact on ridership. For this reason, cities in North America are increasingly turning to create high-frequency routes within their transit networks.
Accessibility – Near homes and amenities
To be useful, transit must make it easy for riders to access bus routes from their homes and provide convenient service to the destination riders want to go. To be accessible, sidewalks to bus stops and stations must be a high priority for snow clearing, and stops should have proper amenities such as shelters and lighting.
Affordability – Makes it Fare
An Affordable System makes it fair which increases ridership, protects the environment, enhances the quality of life, supports economic development, builds a healthier community, and accommodates future growth.
In order for transit to compete with other modes of transportation, it must be appropriately priced for the level of service it provides.