Install bus stop shelters

bus shelter
Hazards
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Assets
Gray Engineering vs Nature Based Solutions

Details

Provide bus stop shelters to protect riders from the elements. Consider insulated or heated shelters, especially at high-use stops.

Capital Cost

Moderate

Operations & Maintenance

Moderate – energy expense if heated

Effectiveness

Moderate – can enhance thermal comfort and reduce risks to users associated with exposure to winter conditions

Flexibility

Moderate – existing shelters can be retrofitted with heating equipment as needed

Barriers to Implementation

Prioritization of locations; security/vandalism concerns

Equity

Ensure that shelters are implemented across a range of equity areas and prioritized based on greatest need/highest usage

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