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ABA names its Top 100 list

ABA released its 34th annual Top 100 Events list for 2015 in September.

The list for 2015 showcases the favorites and hidden gems.


Official BUSRide Road Test: The Winnebago Metro Link

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Winnebago has entered public transit with a cutaway that tests quiet and responsive By David Hubbard All considered, the Metro Link bus is hardly a stretch for Winnebago, Forest City, IA, the premier builder of body-on-chassis RVs and motorhomes. In full production this past year and now making its way into the small and midsize […]


Touchless washing reduces costs

Today’s brushes can perform abrasion and lubricity to ensure there are no issues with scratching.

Improved brush technology means less wasted resources One of the most common bus washing questions today is, “Do my brushes scratch paint?”  We have been washing vehicles for over 23 years and brush technology has progressively improved.  At Awash Systems we are washing some of the most expensive paint and advertising wraps in the market […]


Eight seconds to find the way

In New Orleans, at-stop panels provide riders with simple, clear information to help them reach their destinations without frustration or anxiety.

CHK America responds to the psychology of transit mapping.


BYD expands and moves forward

The first California-made, all-electric, long-range, 40-foot rapid transit bus.

As AVTA’s new bus outperforms expectations, BYD turns its attention to disadvantaged businesses BYD Motors, Lancaster, CA, one of China’s largest companies, is making waves in California – both with their battery-electric buses and community outreach. ————————————————————————————————————————————— YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: Alex Clifford appointed as CEO/general manager of Santa Cruz Metro COTA plans for future […]


Open architecture welcomes everyone


Accenture’s Michael J. Wilson explains how new technology creates competitive choices.


San Diego public transit comes of age

MTS’ first Bus Rapid Transit service opened last summer and ridership is already exceeding expectations.

Necessity has definitely made all of us inventive in the transit industry.


Electrical systems can confuse techs

Despite the sophisticated control systems found on today’s coaches, we still rely on wires, connectors, and a few relays to achieve an output.

Understanding the basics of electricity is key for electrical technicians.


The search for business intelligence is over


By Mary Sue O’Melia Transit agencies are overwhelmed with data but have very little business intelligence. This is the first in a series of articles exploring business intelligence for the transit industry. ————————————————————————————————————————————— YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: Safety through information delivery Get onboard with security Vix Technology: EasyandOpen ————————————————————————————————————————————— Data overload Collecting and maintaining data […]


Stagecoach chief talks

A Scania Irizar coach on demonstration with Note the wheelchair lift that fits inside the front entrance. It is stored under the staircase when not in use.

Martin Griffiths explains how and why the system has succeeded in the U.S.

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