Tag Archive 'Transit'

Congress Disses Bus Riders; Drivers Rewarded

Chapin

Posted by on Dec 22 2011
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As of January 1, bus commuters will lose half of their transit benefit while drivers will keep getting theirs. It’s even worse for bike commuters who get less than 10% of what drivers get. It’s a depressing reality as Congress failed to keep the transit benefit from being slashed at the end of the year.  […]

Future LINK Buses to Double Bike Capacity!

Chapin

Posted by on Nov 21 2011
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Listening to the needs of cyclists, CCTA’s next generation of the popular LINK commuter buses will accommodate 4 bikes per bus — much better than the current two-bike limit. I’ve served on the CCTA Board for 10 years and I’ve been pleased with the Authority’s increasing attention to multi-modal transportation.  This 4-bike capacity is another […]

Burlington Has a Lot to Learn from Boulder

Chapin

Posted by on May 16 2010
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I am in Boulder with 14 diverse Burlington stakeholders looking at how to keep our downtown vibrant.  Like Burlington, Boulder has a great 4-block pedestrian mall. Boulder has a good transit center a block and a half off of the pedestrian mall that features: A heated indoor waiting area Public bathrooms A little store Ticket […]