Challenges of Urban Transit
There are several challenges the transit system of a city may face.
Decentralization and suburbanization have created an urban space
of lower density that cannot be efficiently serviced by mass transit
systems outside specific corridors. Under such circumstances, transit
is limited to a part of the city and a city-wide service becomes prohibitive.
Access to urban transit systems can also be a challenge, notably when
connectivity between the transit city and its suburbs is complex.
The goal is to offer enough incentives, such as park-and-ride facilities,
so that the interface between the transit and non-transit transport
system is improved. Even within the transit city, the fixity
of main transit lines creates challenges which are extremely difficult
to overcome as new travel patterns that are not supported by urban transit