Posts tagged "CTA bus bunching"

Using data to help the CTA fight bus bunching

A team of data geeks is using bus GPS and passenger count data to “simulate future demand at every stop in Chicago, and predict how well transit service is likely to perform under a particular schedule change.” In a blog post on Data Science for Social Good, Juan-Pablo Velez and Andres Akle Carranza note that... Read more »

Bus Tracker info puts drivers at forefront of war on bus bunching

In this second report from my chat with CTA President Richard Rodriguez, he emphasizes the key role bus drivers play in reducing bus bunching “Bus Tracker is a great tool for us,” Rodriguez said. “Managers are using the information from Tracker to monitor and manage bunching. “And now we’re looking at drivers differently — they... Read more »