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Safe Fleet Acquires Rear View Safety

Read the full release here.

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Seon brings 360° vision to school bus and transit fleets

Seon has launched its inView 360 Around Vehicle Monitoring (AVM) System.

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Transit Maintenance Forum for senior professionals to take place in Indianapolis this fall

The inaugural event for senior transit maintenance professionals will take place on September 20-21 at the Indiana Convention Center during BusCon 2016. The forum is supported by METRO and BUSRide magazines.

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MAXIMA displays battery-operated mobile column lift at ACT Expo

The lift’s configuration can vary from being used as a single, as a pair, as one set of four or six and has 16,500 lbs. or 18,500 lbs. lifting capacity per column.

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TRANSIT

TRANS IT

Actionable business intelligence and your team of data managers By Mary Sue O’Melia Transit Information Technology produces volumes of data. The real challenge is to turn this data into information that is useful in developing strategies to improve performance and influence outcomes. This is “Actionable Business Intelligence.” This same information is then used to determine […]

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SECURITY AND SURVEILLANCE

SECURITY & SURVEILLANCE

Hybrid DVRs: Preserving your security investment By Lori Jetha Keeping up with the latest technology is hard. New mobile security products are being developed every year with more bells and whistles. It seems the only constant is change. So how does a transit agency ensure that their mobile surveillance system is up to date while […]

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SAFETY SOLUTIONS

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Customer care and passenger safety By Todd Carrier The public transportation industry carries the most valuable cargo — people. Customer service and unwavering commitment to safety gives your company an edge over the competition. In today’s world, it seems threats are numerous. There are the news reports on shootings, violence on the bus and horrific […]

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SCIENCE BEHIND THE SEAT

American Seating’s flagship product, InSight, was conceived, engineered, tested and tooled by American Seating to meet the needs of the North American heavy-duty transit market.

ERGONOMIC DESIGN By Doug Oswald Why are there so many different seating designs on the market today – with such drastically different levels of comfort? Most transportation seating solutions are designed for unique purposes. But even within the same application, why does Company A’s seat “sit” differently than Company B’s seat? The root reason is […]

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THE BISC REPORT

By Stephen Evans
Chairman, Bus Industry Safety Council (BISC)

The BUS INDUSTRY SAFETY COUNCIL Report presented by The Pacific Western Group of Companies Are we ready for the Rise of the Robots?   When I was a kid, emerging technologies were just the stuff of Sci-Fi movies. Robby the Robot ruled Forbidden Planet and later on the TV series Lost in Space. Such futuristic […]

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FOCUS ON: CNG

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Environmental benefits of CNG By George Kalet Compressed natural gas (CNG) is often called the cleanest burning natural source of fossil fuel propulsion; much more environmentally friendly than conventional gasoline and diesel fuels. The combustion of natural gas produces negligible amounts of sulfur, mercury and particulates. This mostly has to do with its chemical composition. […]

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