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FOCUS ON: FARE COLLECTION: SPX

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Revenue management best practices By The SPX Genfare Team Being a responsible transit agency takes focus, resiliency and determination. There are so many facets of the business that must run efficiently and that fall within fiduciary responsibilities. One of the most important areas for an agency is revenue management. How does an agency ensure an […]

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OFFICIAL BUSRide Road Test: 2015 Prevost H3-45

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The new vehicle from Prevost passes muster on the Arrow Stage Lines training route Earlier this year, Prevost delivered a 2015 model H3-45 to Phoenix, AZ, for an Official BUSRide Road Test. While the noticeable differences from previous year models are few, new technology to advance driving safety as well as heightened operating efficiency were […]

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Jefferson Lines RFP: Over the Road Diesel Powered Buses (Proposal No. 04062 – 2015)

NOTICE JEFFERSON LINES REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) FOR OVER THE ROAD DIESEL POWERED BUSES Proposal No. 04062 – 2015 Jefferson Partners L. P. (dba) Jefferson Lines with administrative offices located at 2100 East 26th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404, is requesting proposals for retrofit/refurbishment of up to five buses as identified in the RFP, Section D: […]

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Jefferson Lines RFP: Over-the-Road Diesel-Powered Buses (Proposal No. 1865 – 2015)

Jefferson Partners L. P. (dba) Jefferson Lines with administrative offices located at 2100 East 26th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404, is requesting proposals for retrofit/refurbishment of one over the road bus as identified in the RFP.

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RFP: Diesel buses for Jefferson Lines

Jefferson Partners L. P. (dba) Jefferson Lines with administrative offices located at 2100 East 26th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404, is requesting proposals for retrofit/refurbishment of up to two buses as identified in the RFP.

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FLEET MANANGEMENT SYSTEMS

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Enhancing service with fleet monitoring solutions Avail Technologies, State College, PA, is an intelligent transportation systems (ITS) solutions provider for transit operators in the United States, specializing in CAD/AVL solutions for fixed route and paratransit. In an interview with BUSRide, Rick Spangler, vice president of Customer Relations at Avail Technologies, answers a few critical questions […]

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DRIVER SAFETY

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Four steps for success By Jeff Cassell This is the third article in the Driver Safety series by Jeff Cassell. For the full series, visit www.busride.com/ebooks. Ryan is a new supervisor for the Moston Public Transit Agency. George, the executive director, challenged Ryan to prepare an implementation plan to greatly improve the safety NORMS in […]

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FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

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Getting your financial house in order No house stands without a sturdy foundation, and the same can be said of a motorcoach operator’s “financial house.” Without basic fundamentals in recordkeeping, accurate financial information and benchmarking, no motorcoach operator can grow their business or have a successful and profitable business. Charabanc, Atlanta, GA, is a diversified […]

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EQUAL ACCESS

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Raising expectations with a low-floor By Ken Becker We all know the commercial bus industry can be both challenging and rewarding. However, the challenges we experience are trivial in comparison to what people with disabilities face every day of their lives. One friend who is faced with real challenges is Kristina Rhoades. She is a […]

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FLEET MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

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How to get the most out of fleet inspection data By Kevin Price Monitoring and ensuring the health of the fleet: it can be a well-managed, efficient process or something much more haphazard. Having vehicles out of service when least expected and possibly when needed most creates safety, cost and potentially legal issues. How can […]

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