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Unformatted text preview: buses. To make it more appealing, the City needs to decrease the transit time for buses and trucks, while sacrificially increasing the time of travel for personal passenger vehicles. This could be done by devoting a “Fast lane” only for buses (and maybe trucks and carpools) on 6 lane arterial roads allowing them to travel unhindered by sluggish traffic. These fast lanes would only be devoted for busses at certain times of day, specifically rush hours. To speed up bus traffic, the City could also develop an automated system that allows RTS to dictate the changing of the traffic lights, which would allow RTS to change a light to green and keep it green as a bus approaches and passes through an intersection. This would increase the speed of bus traffic significantly and make up for inherent lost time that buses lose stopping at bus stops. It would also slow down personal vehicle traffic and encourage people to take public transportation....
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- Spring '07
- Road, Truck, Automobile, Gainesville