Who Knew? If you're on the fence about getting on board, the 'bendy bus' might be just the ticket

CINCINNATI - The Tri-State is home to many fascinating facts, offbeat oddities, and "I did not know that," moments. With that in mind, WCPO asks "Who Knew?"

Dump the Pump Day is June 19, but Cincinnati Metro is not waiting to thank current users of public transit and try to convince others to get on board. It has activities planned throughout the month.

 The so-called "bendy bus" might be just the ticket to win over new converts.

Known on the streets as “the bendy bus,” Cincinnati’s most eye-catching mode of transportation is also a favorite of Metro passengers. With the best places to sit located inside the pivoting joint, how does one find an accordion-style bus with one of these coveted seats? 

Q&A with Dave Dave Etienne, Director of Marketing & Communications for Metro

1. How does Metro assign routes for the articulated buses?

Articulated buses are assigned based on ridership. The articulated buses are assigned to routes/trips with high ridership. Only routes which operate from the Bond Hill division are eligible for articulated buses.

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