"First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win." ~Mahatma Gandhi
Saturday, April 21, 2012
Good Bus Stop Design - in Eugene
Here is a standard service (not EmX) bus stop near Valley River Center. Nice, large bus shelter, clean and well-maintained, and even some artistic detail in the station design.
A minor complaint, the bus stop sign is somewhat plain, but the bus route that serves the stop is very clearly marked. The stop ID used for bus arrivals by phone is in very small print on the sign.
Close-up of the shelter design. Four benches, some artistic detail, a maintained garbage can - no overflowing garbage, no litter on the ground, no grafitti. Minor complaint - there is a height mis-match between the lighter colored concrete (added by the adjoining business) and the bus stop creating a trip hazard.
Plenty of seating, and plenty of lighting. Notice the well marked crosswalk providing access to Valley River Center.
Lots of lights, and none of those crappy, worthless solar powered LED ones.
A full bus schedule. Not that generic "Buses serve this stop weekdays, Saturdays and Sundays", but an actual posted timetable.
The Stop ID is also painted on the shelter itself.