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Transit Service Design 101

In this course, we will review the principles of transit service design, how resources are allocated and accounted for, and using the Remix software platform, we will design and evaluate a new transit route.

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Course Info

  • Duration 7 video lessons (52 Mins)
  • Published Published
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Browse Course Chapters

  • 1. Introduction (1 min)
  • 2. Transit Service Design Overview (3 mins)
  • 3. Understanding Resource Allocation (7 mins)
  • 4. Service Design Principles: Trip Generators and Routing (5 mins)
  • 5. Service Design Principles: Legibility and Usefulness (7 mins)
  • 6. Designing a New Transit Route (16 mins)
  • 7. Tradeoff/Conclusion (9 mins)

Course Description

Service and operations planning for transit is not typically taught in planning school, so it tends to be somewhat of a black box for trained planners and members of the public alike. While transit planners all over the world have developed sophisticated methods of planning and evaluating transit, the principles of service design remain relatively simple.

In this course, we will review the principles of transit service design and how to allocate and account resources. We will also use the Remix software platform to design and evaluate a new transit route.

Learn these skills

  • Data Visualization
  • Land Use
  • Mapping
  • Modeling & Simulation
  • Pedestrian Planning
  • Transportation
  • Walkability


This course is approved for .75 AICP CM credit.


This course is approved for 1 SACPLAN CPD point.

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Emily Yasukochi

Emily Yasukochi

Emily Yasukochi is a Customer Success Manager at Remix, where she provides training and consultation services to Remix’s large transit agency partners around the world.

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