TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Riders of Tucson's new streetcar will soon see a change in the frequency of pickup. According to a release from Sun Link, the new modified schedule is due to an evaluation of the streetcar's riders.
The change in pickups is due to increased rider ship during peak hours, which were determined to be Friday and Saturday and during the evening hours Monday to Thursday. Due to this finding, the streetcar will decrease the frequency at the start of service during the week and on weekends, and will increase the frequency, from 20 minutes to every 15 minutes in the evenings and on Saturdays. According to the findings, Sunday has the lowest level of riders and the schedule has been adjusted to fit this need.
According to Sun Link the modifications to the schedule will not affect the times the streetcar operates, it will still run from 7 a.m.. to 10 p.m. Monday to Wednesday and 7 a.m.. to 2 a.m. Thursday and Friday and 8 a.m.. to 2 a.m.. Saturday, with Sunday at 8 a.m.. to 8 p.m.
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