Amarillo HS architecture students design new city transit system
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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:

 

 

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