Versatile Bus Stop System

2015 MV Transportation Scholarship Project by senior industrial design student Amber Hanschu

Project Goals

  • Increase bus use by creating a versatile bus stop system that focuses on comfort, usability, and community
  • Implement technology and communication to solve problems surrounding scheduling, waiting, and weather
  • Design based on Lawrence, but product could be implemented in similar sized or college towns


Object: Create a form that is adaptable, but also fun, engaging, and distinctive

Utility: Explore ways to utilize the full potential of the bus, bus stop, and overall system

Technology: Integrate current technology, but in a way that is intuitive and accessible

Community: Involve and support the community to encourage more users

Usability: Make the entire bus riding process easy to understand and enjoyable to use

Communication: Increase communication between riders and drivers to also increase efficiency

Download the process book to see the final design results (PDF)!

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