Bus Stop Improvement Program

Program Overview

Lawrence Transit’s Bus Stop Improvement Program includes efforts through multiple processes to improve bus stops on an ongoing basis. In a given year, bus stops may be improved through:

  • Annual operational budget
  • In coordination with the MSO Street Maintenance Program
  • In coordination with discrete MSO street or sidewalk projects
  • In coordination with private development
  • As part of a competitive state or federal grant award

There are currently 376 bus stops, with stats shown below for the percent of stops with ADA-compliant boarding pads, shelters, benches, and bike racks.

376 Total Stops

181 ADA Boarding Pads (48%)
65 Shelters (17%)
54 Benches (14%)
24 Bike Racks (6%)

Status + Timeline + Next Steps



Upcoming Milestones

2023 Fruit Trees at Bus Stops: 9 Fruit Trees planted (Estimated Complete Q1 2023) – Complete
2023 ADA boarding pad addition at stop 482 – 11th @ Haskell (Estimated Complete Q1 2023) – Complete 
2022-23 Street Maintenance Program: 11 stops to be improved (Estimated Complete Q4 2023) – In Progress
2023 Bus Stop Improvement Program: 13 bus stops to be improved (Estimated Complete Q4 2023) – In Progress
2022 East 19th Street Project: 4 stops to be improved (Estimated Complete Q3 2023) – In Progress
2023 23rd Street Project: 6 stops to be improved (Estimated Complete Q1 2024) – In Progress
2024 AIC Program Bus Stop Improvements: 19 stops to be improved (Estimated Complete Q4 2024) – Not Started

Next Steps

Improvements to 28 bus stops through multiple projects are currently underway in 2023. These improvements will add 29 ADA boarding pads, 15 shelters, 4 benches ,and 13 bike racks.

Completed + Supporting Documentation

Documents + Background Information

Annual Progress