Amarillo HS architecture students design new city transit system

Posted by Mike Smith on

Using architectural techniques they've learned in three years of study at Amarillo High School, students in the third-year architecture class have a plan for one of the city's most vexing issues: transit.

In their redesign of the Amarillo's system, students said they tried to address three major themes: connecting far-flung regions of the sprawling city, designing routes that better connect heavily visited spaces, and reconciling how to more efficiently move buses with as minimal a traffic disruption as possible.

Students explain their design:

 

 

Mike Smith is a digital content producer for Panhandle PBS. Contact him at mike.smith@actx.edu, on Twitter at @newsmithm and on Facebook.

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