Local Bus Networks A First Step To Transit

Traditional local bus systems are in use throughout the world, and providing significant benefit to the community. Local buses serve the most extensive network and offer more frequent stops, as opposed to BRTs or light-rail systems that must limit stops to offer longer-range mobility.

Local buses are still plagued by the single biggest complaint of motorists: traffic. Buses travel in the same lanes as cars, result- ing in potentially sluggish transit and reducing the number of people willing to use buses. Despite this, buses are still one of the most popular modes of transportation worldwide will be a part of every widespread transit system, especially for underserved markets.

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