bus service http://wvxu.org en State of Metro: running well http://wvxu.org/post/state-metro-running-well <p>When it comes to making use of available resources to deliver public transportation, the Cincinnati bus system is tops compared to 11 peer cities.&nbsp; That's according to a study being released at today's <a href="http://www.go-metro.com/goforward">State of Metro</a> annual meeting.&nbsp; The research by the UC Economics Center shows Metro is number 1 in operational efficiency--getting the most bang for its buck.</p><p>But Metro ranks more middle of the pack when it comes to the level of service provided.&nbsp; (Number 7 to be exact.)</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Mark Heyne 19829 at http://wvxu.org State of Metro: running well Metro launching plan to boost ridership in Uptown http://wvxu.org/post/metro-launching-plan-boost-ridership-uptown <p>Metro is rolling out its new Plus service and Uptown Transit District plan around UC and the hospital campuses.</p><p>Four new boarding shelters are being installed. They'll feature LED displays with real-time information.</p><p>The district will also serve as a transfer point for nine routes rather than going through the main hub downtown.</p><p>President and CEO of the Uptown Consortium Beth Robinson says the newly created Uptown Transit District is important for easing congestion.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 17:32:15 +0000 Tana Weingartner 13244 at http://wvxu.org Metro launching plan to boost ridership in Uptown Metro project aims to enhance Uptown bus service http://wvxu.org/post/metro-project-aims-enhance-uptown-bus-service <p>Metro is unveiling plans Tuesday for an Uptown Transit District that will be built next year.&nbsp; The $6.9 million project will have four locations:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 17:08:23 +0000 Mark Heyne 5329 at http://wvxu.org Metro project aims to enhance Uptown bus service