Switching their power source to a fuel cell allows the engine to be shut off at bus
stops and at traffic lights, making the bus quieter, cleaner, and more efficient compared to a conventional diesel bus.
By banning cars from key surface streets, your buses could show up at bus
stops throughout the city every five minutes.
Passengers pay in advance at bus
stops, making boarding and exiting faster, thereby further reducing travel times.
Bus riders told of repeated breakdowns that make them late for work or late picking up children from day care, of overcrowded buses leaving them stranded at bus
stops, of uncleaned chemical toilets and malfunctioning air conditioners that turn buses into sweatboxes.
Proctor said most assaults on buses or at bus
stops are misdemeanors ``with no serious injury.