The first three listener emails came in, prompting a discussion of fares and pre-payment in more detail. Also, variable loads can make buses appear empty and cause a political problem; so what to do about it? We end with a very informative clip from a talk by Human Transit author Jarrett Walker earlier this year, focusing on the four important questions to consider before attempting to design transit service. In other words, what are we trying to achieve?
I am in Boston this week so stay tuned for some great content including on-street interviews and transit trips when I return.