Increasing capacity on a railway is not just about running more (or longer) trains. If the associated stations can’t cope with the increased passenger numbers, then remedial action is needed. Here, we look at major upgrades at Underground stations in general and at Holborn in particular. Shut ’em out Congestion at the station – photo from consultation document If too many people are attempting to enter a station then the short-term solution is simple, if not wholly desirable. ...
The bus system is the workhorse of New York City public transit, serving residents of all ages, ethnicities, and income levels across all five boroughs. Its size and scope is unparalleled, with 5,700 buses, 330 routes, and 16,000 stops serving well over two million passengers each day—more than the combined daily ridership of LIRR, MetroNorth, PATH, and New Jersey Transit.[i] The bus system is also the future of New York City public transit, connecting emerging job hubs outside of ...
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