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ENTERPRISE ASSET MANAGEMENT

Assess transit inefficiencies with GPS tracking and live video monitoring By Diego Capelluto With many different forms of public transportation, buses play a significant role in carrying a large percentage of our public population on a daily basis. In an effort to ensure efficiency and productivity, data collection is an essential tool for entities to […]

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OFFICIAL BUSRide Field Test: The Enviro500

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OFFICIAL BUSRide Field Test: The Enviro500 by Alexander Dennis Inc. brings a new dimension to transit in Seattle By Richard Tackett When the “Double Tall” buses – otherwise known as the Enviro500 by Alexander Dennis Inc. (ADI) – pull up to their earliest morning and afternoon stops, it’s surprising to see how many passengers come […]

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ENTERPRISE ASSET MANAGEMENT

Data collection and analysis – The journey has just begun By Marsha Moore The explosion of data available across all enterprise touchpoints means big things for the future of public transit. It used to be that historical reporting was enough. But as the amount of data being captured grows, so does the desire to improve […]

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OFFICIAL BUSRide Field Test: ARBOC Specialty Vehicles

ARBOC’s small low-floor bus provides all passengers faster, safer easy-on, easy-off access.

OFFICIAL BUSRide Field Test: ARBOC Specialty Vehicles solidifies its partnership with DART By David Hubbard Seven years ago, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), Dallas, TX, moved on two major initiatives to expand its fleet, transition to compressed natural gas (CNG) and introduce more convenient, passenger-friendly services to smaller outlying neighborhoods.  A unique working relationship was […]

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McAllen Metro recognized for innovative technology

Complete Coach Works announced that the agency received the Transit Innovation Award from the Texas Transit Association during its 2016 Conference and Expo held in Waco, TX.

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Honolulu taps INIT for smart card, mobile ticket system

The initial phase will include outfitting all 550 of the agency’s bus fleet to facilitate the validation of smart cards and electronic tickets. The proceeding phase will include equipping HART’s rail stations with more than 100 ticket vending machines and nearly 140 fare gates.

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CCW completes rebranding project for Foothill Transit

Complete Coach Works (CCW) is pleased to announce it has finished the repainting of 56 of Foothill Transit’s buses. The San Gabriel Valley based transit agency engaged the services of CCW in rebranding 56 of their older buses with their new livery to showcase the agency’s commitment to the environment and sustainable operations. Kevin O’Brien, […]

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New York City Transit Qualified Products List

Notice to potential suppliers: NYCT will make available to potential vendors copies of the following Qualified Products List (QPL).

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TransIT launches five electric buses into fleet

TransIT Services of Frederick County is pleased to announce that they will hold an official ribbon cutting ceremony and afternoon public celebration to launch five new fully electric refurbished buses into service on Thursday, May 5th. The buses were remanufactured by Complete Coach Works (CCW) from Riverside, CA and were made possible thanks to the […]

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Trailways launches Trailways Business Council

Five independently owned motorcoach operators founded the Trailways system in 1936, so that all of them could succeed by helping one another. The Trailways Board of Directors has approved formation of a Trailways Business Council, scheduled to launch this summer (2016) based on that same principle of peers, helping peers, to improve their respective companies’ […]

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