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Surrealplaces

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8th Ave cycle track improvements. Moving to permanent separation

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The part of 11th I'm concerned about is between 12 Ave and the River. The portion they are ripping up is the part closer to 17th that really doesn't need it lol
 

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Hardly that impressive for a crosstown BRT route. A few intersections here and there doesn't come close to priority infrastructure throughout the route. And that's what is needed if you want people to start switching to MAX as an alternative to driving. That 19th street intersection isn't even a queue jump lane.
 

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Hardly that impressive for a crosstown BRT route. A few intersections here and there doesn't come close to priority infrastructure throughout the route. And that's what is needed if you want people to start switching to MAX as an alternative to driving. That 19th street intersection isn't even a queue jump lane.
This is what happens when transit gets capital money but is starved for operating money.

A 10 minute frequency on 16th Avenue for 16 hours a day for a decade would yield far greater ridership than this kind of thing.
 

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This is what happens when transit gets capital money but is starved for operating money.

A 10 minute frequency on 16th Avenue for 16 hours a day for a decade would yield far greater ridership than this kind of thing.
Well they didn't get enough capital either. The City got a big lump sum from the Notley Government and decided to put it into building quantity over quality. So we ended up with some really good infrastructure in parts of the network, and pretty patchy infrastructure elsewhere. That's fine, but MAX will eventually need to be improved if they want it to be a consistently "rapid" network and integral to city transportation like the LRT network is which is the ultimate goal of BRT
 

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Well they didn't get enough capital either. The City got a big lump sum from the Notley Government and decided to put it into building quantity over quality. So we ended up with some really good infrastructure in parts of the network, and pretty patchy infrastructure elsewhere. That's fine, but MAX will eventually need to be improved if they want it to be a consistently "rapid" network and integral to city transportation like the LRT network is which is the ultimate goal of BRT
MAX Orange runs at 26.6 kph. That is faster than the two dedicated corridor streetcar corridors in Toronto which run at 15 kph and 11 kph. The biggest fail with the MAX Orange is not connecting at Lions Park
 

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Schedules and maps?
I was thinking more along the lines of what Translink does: https://www.translink.ca/-/media/tr...sit-network/tspr/tspr_2019_summary_tables.pdf . You can get all the dis-aggregated data as well for any route, station etc. https://www.translink.ca/plans-and-...-service-performance-review-covid-19-snapshot

I am sure Calgary Transit does a bunch of stuff internally, but I don't recall much ever getting to the public at either the aggregated or disaggregated level as it related to routes, service hours, ridership, travel times etc. I would be curious to see the impacts of these capital improvements to the ridership/travel times etc.
 

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