December 9, 2011

Bus Stop Evaluation Program: #40 Broadway and #34 Earth City

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The MetroBus stop evaluation program continues with the #40 Broadway and the #34 Earth City MetroBus routes.

Please note: These routes are not being eliminated, but your feedback on specific stops is encouraged and greatly appreciated. Below is the new list of proposed bus stops under consideration for removal from the following routes:

#40 Broadway

#34 Earth City

These stops are being proposed for elimination as part of Metro’s Bus Stop Evaluation Program to make the system more efficient, faster and allow for more improvements to existing bus stops.

Please submit your comments for the #40 Broadway and the #34 Earth City before Tuesday, January 3, 2012.

Please submit your comments for the #98 Chesterfield Hanley and the #174X Halls Ferry Express before Tuesday, January 3, 2012.

Please submit your comments for the #35 Rock Road and the #58X Twin Oaks Express by Monday, December 26, 2011.

NS – Nearside of the street-before you cross the street
FS – Farside of the street-after you cross the street
MB – Midblock after the street midway down

#40 Broadway Bus Stop Evaluation Program

#34 Earth City Bus Stop Evaluation Program

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8 thoughts on “Bus Stop Evaluation Program: #40 Broadway and #34 Earth City”

  1. aaron says:

    the salena/broadway stop on the 40 is extremely convenient for me (.5 block away), but nonetheless, i agree with it’s elimination. i have NEVER seen anyone else get on/off there, and it’s only a block or so down to the stop at Lemp.

    up next…please eliminate at least 1/2 of the stops on the #30 on arsenal between Jefferson and Lemp.

  2. TIA says:

    I’ve just started catching the bus after 5 years and I was so grateful to find out that the #40 Broadwat bus let’s me off right by my job. There aren’t any other busses even near my job, only the Broadway. I also have 2 more co-workers that needs this bus as well. We would be totally out of a job if something happens to the Broadway bus. SERIOUSLY!!! Please reconsider eliminating the #40 Broadway bus for my livelihood sake. Thank You

    1. Courtney says:

      Tia, we are definitely not eliminating the #40 Broadway, just evaluating some of the stops on the route. Do any of the stops listed affect you or your coworkers? I will send this to your email as well.

  3. Jesse says:

    I just moved my house & non-profit organization to the community. There are three people in my household to which the #40 Broadway stop would hurt. The organization will also be attracting people from all over, specifically for neighborhood events, so it has the possibility of hurting more people. I’ve come to enjoy how the Jefferson/Broadway/Chippewa intersection has become a center for bus routes in all directions (#70, #11, #40, etc.)

  4. Ashley Wise says:

    I catch the #34 Earth City bus to work (and sometimes from work). I like the fact that it drops me off almost right outside of the building that I work in. Does eliminating the stop on lakefront affect the stops on Rider trail north? This is where I get on/off the bus for work.

  5. Sasha says:

    I feel like the bus stops on the #40 Broadway were already to far especially between the Meramac and keokuk its like they are to far apart it needs to be a stop somewhere in the middle. It use to be one at Osage. I have 2 small kids age 1 and 2 and i hate having to walk all the way from one of those stop to go to Grace Hill and to the kids daycare at Mary Margret. Going north and south.

    1. Courtney says:

      Thanks for your feedback Sasha. Let me talk to the planning department and see what we can do.

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