Local Shuttles Connecting Neighborhoods - Boulder, Colorado, Community Transit System

An Effective Practice

Description

Boulder, Colorado, developed new transit alternatives to better serve local communities. The HOP and SKIP shuttles provide frequent service connecting the city's major activity centers, community destinations, and regional transportation district bus system.

Goal / Mission

GO Boulder's mission is to develop a sustainable and balanced transportation system supporting the quality of life valued by Boulder's residents, employees, and visitors.

Results / Accomplishments

Between 1990 and 2002, transit ridership increased 500%. In 1990, transit ridership was about 5,000 riders daily for all local and regional routes in and out of Boulder; in 2002, ridership was at a daily average of about 26,000.

About this Promising Practice

Primary Contact
City of Boulder
Transportation Division
1739 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 441-3266
publicworks@ci.boulder.co.us
http://www.ci.boulder.co.us/goboulder/index.html
Categories
Transportation / Public Transportation
Organization(s)
City of Boulder, Transportation Division
Source
National Governor's Association Center for Best Practices
Date of publication
6/1/2001
Location
Boulder, CO
For more details
http://www.bouldercolorado.gov/index.php?option=co...

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