New York City-based TransitCenter is promoting bus stop balancing, or what some call bus stop consolidation, in New York and beyond to speed up buses, improve ridership experience, and enhance overall system performance. The video short highlights how this should be done and the data how too many stops can lead to poor performance. TransitCenter is also urging other operational standards such as all-door boarding and off-board payment.

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