Buses going too fast
August 28, 2009
I hope someone will talk to Roaring Fork Transportation Authority bus drivers about slowing down. I was on my way to Glenwood at 9:30 Tuesday morning going the 65 mph speed limit. The RFTA bus No. 431 passed me going around 75 or more. When I reached the McDonald’s turnoff the bus was sitting at the stop. Was the driver having a biscuit?!
Why should the bus speed to get to a destination to sit? Why should he speed at all?
Riding a bus that is going 10 to 15 miles over the speed limit is not for me and shouldn’t be for others. It is dangerous for those who ride. A bus going at that speed cannot stop quickly if necessary.
Please, buses, slow down!
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