Bus numbers being changed

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Bus numbers being changed

Postby flyingember » Wed Sep 14, 2016 11:19 am

http://ridekc.org/blog/new-route-numbers

Center city 1-99
Wyandotte 100s
northland 200s
Independence 300s
JoCo 400s
Suburban express 500s

57 routes will be renumbered.

Decent change. If you hop on a certain number you will know generally where it's heading with this setup.

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Re: Bus numbers being changed

Postby earthling » Wed Sep 14, 2016 12:09 pm

Not a fan of change that significant unless the benefit is also significant, not sure it would be. Hopefully the metadata that feeds the bus tracking/mapping apps will be immediately updated when going live. Would be big mistake if not.

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Re: Bus numbers being changed

Postby DaveKCMO » Wed Sep 14, 2016 12:40 pm

if they were smart, the head signs on the buses will show both numbers for awhile. i think this is a good change. it make the system more legible for casual users.

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Re: Bus numbers being changed

Postby DaveKCMO » Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:59 pm

the method:

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Re: Bus numbers being changed

Postby grovester » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:33 pm

I love this, except for the express routes.


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