METRO's BOOST Network


The METRONext Moving Forward Plan includes enhancements to 17 high-ridership bus routes.


What are the improvements?


A Better Walk

  • New or improved sidewalks along and/or near the route
  • Improved crosswalks at intersections for your safety
  • Improved accessibility along the route with safer crossings and new ramps for wheelchair and stroller access

A Better Stop

  • Bus shelter with lighting for improved safety and trash cans
  • Digital, real-time bus arrival information at most stops

A Better Ride

  • Faster and more reliable service with streamlined stops along the route
  • Traffic signal improvements at key intersections to improve bus speed and reliability by reducing the time buses spend waiting at red lights
  • Improvements designed to create easy traffic flow for buses and cars

 


Have any BOOST projects started yet?

Yes. The first routes to receive a “BOOST” will be the 54 Scott and 56 Airline / Montrose.

When

Planning in progress.

Where

11-mile stretch of service between the Downtown Transit Center and the MLK Health Center (north of Almeda-Genoa). 

What

  • Bus shelters at every stop
  • Sidewalk improvements and ramps along Scott St.
  • Pedestrian crossing improvements
  • Bikeways along McGowen and along Mainer St.

54 Scott Map

54 Scott Map


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When

Construction in progress.

Where

1.5-mile stretch of Studewood St. between White Oak Drive and Cavalcade St.

What

  • Bus shelters at every stop
  • Sidewalk improvements and ramps on:
    • Studewood St.
    • Merrill St.
    • 11th St.
    • Temple St.
    • 13th St.
    • 14th St.
  • New sidewalks connecting bus stops to:
    • Hogg Middle School
    • Proctor Plaza Park & Community Center
    • Heights High School
  • Pedestrian crossing improvements

56 Airline / Montrose Map

56 Airline / Montrose Map


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