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FOCUS ON: CNG

CNG presents cost, fuel and operational savings for transit agencies switching from diesel. Photo: Atlas Copco.

WHY CNG? BUSRide met with George Kalet, CNG applications and key account manager for Atlas Copco, Gas and Process Group, to discuss compressed natural gas (CNG) for transit buses. We compare CNG to diesel fuel and discuss the environmental benefits of natural gas. Furthermore, Kalet provides methods for overcoming the barriers to CNG conversion. Why […]

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2016 SAFE DRIVER HALL OF FAME Presented by: PREVOST

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Russ Lippincott and Lee Roy Weems were chasing 3 million miles when they retired from Village Charters and Tours Retired coach drivers and 2012 inductees Russ Lippincott and Lee Roy Weems recap their careers as friends and colleagues in this installment of the BUSRide Safe Driver Hall of Fame, presented by Prevost.  Both started out […]

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Security & Surveillance

Mobile video surveillance: more than just hardware By Steven Winnefeld As technology development continues to progress, more transit agencies are closely evaluating their new choices in hardware. The more perceptive agencies have come to realize software has become just as important to their overall surveillance solution. An efficient and properly operating digital video recorder (DVR) […]

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WAVE Technology install completed for McAllen electric buses

WAVE has completed a project with The City of McAllen’s Transit Department, Metro McAllen, to install WAVE technology on two buses that include an all-electric ZEPS provided by Complete Coach Works.

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Post, Hire, Sell with BUSRide

By communicating your message in a display ad in BUSRide Magazine, as well as a 300×250 Digital Classified Banner on www.busride.com and a Product Spotlight in the twice-monthly BUSRide Up to Speed eNewsletter, you maximize your reach through an effective use of print and digital media.

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CCW conducting major project with OCTA to repower CNG buses

Complete Coach Works is about one-third of the way through a project with Orange County Transportation Authority to install new CNG engines, and cooling systems along with upgrading the transmissions in 199 buses.

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CCW delivers final ZEPS bus to IndyGo

Complete Coach Works (CCW) is pleased to announce it has delivered the last of the 21 rehabilitated Zero Emission Propulsion System (ZEPS) powered electric buses to Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IndyGo).

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REV Group names John Walsh president REV Bus Division

REV Group, Inc. (REV), a leading manufacturer of motor vehicles for commercial, fire & emergency and recreation markets, announced today that John Walsh has been named President of REV Bus Division (REV Bus).

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Stertil-Koni: Fed rate hike likely to spur spending on infrastructure and maintenance projects

According to Dr. Jean DellAmore, president of Stertil-Koni, a major player in the field of providing heavy duty vehicle lifting systems, “It’s apparent that the Fed is telegraphing that it will be patient with future rate increases. After all, the recovery is far from robust.”

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Then and now: an historical overview of transit technology

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BUSRide recently sat down with Brandon Curtis, executive managing director at Aesys, and Darryl Curtis, vice president – technology, at Clever Devices, for an interview dissecting the last decade of transit technology.

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