Transystems – Utilizing Existing Assets for Transit in Kansas City
With the rising costs of infrastructure, creative avenues must be pursued in order to
provide efficient and economical transit solutions. Existing infrastructure such as city
thoroughfares can be viewed as potential transit corridors.
This animation illustrates the possibilities of various modes of transit in city streets.
Depending on existing capacity and demand, underutilized assets can be partially
repurposed for transit applications. Notice that in these scenarios, all modes from
Express Bus to Commuter or Regional Rail maintain proper standards for automobile
travel lanes while offering transportation alternatives and corridor improvements and