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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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The Rapid awards smart card and mobile ticketing contract to INIT

The Rapid recently awarded INIT Innovations in Transportation, Inc., a contract for the implementation of an electronic fare collection system. The Rapid operates the public transit bus service for the metropolitan area of Grand Rapids, Michigan and beyond. The contract between INIT and The Rapid calls for the execution of an account-based smart card and […]

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Midwest Transit

Since 1976 Midwest Transit has been meeting the needs of companies like yours that need to provide transportation as part of their business.  We offer sales; leasing; parts; service; and even a body shop.  As the #1 volume bus/van distributor in America our goal is long-term relationships with satisfied customers. You work hard so that […]

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Martz Group seeking Maintenance Director for Gold Line

MAINTENANCE DIRECTOR Gold Line, a nationally recognized Motor Coach Transportation Company located in southern Maryland, and member of the Martz Group, is seeking candidates for the position of Maintenance Director.  The successful candidate will possess: 10 plus years experience within a  heavy equipment shop (truck/bus) with emphasis on preventative maintenance Minimum of 5 years supervisory/leadership […]

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FOCUS ON: CNG

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FUEL SAVINGS BUSRide spoke with George Kalet, CNG applications and key account manager for Atlas Copco, Gas and Process Group, this month to discuss compressed natural gas (CNG) for transit buses. In this issue, we discuss the fuel savings benefits of CNG, as well as the current price of diesel and sustainability considerations associated with […]

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TRANSIT

TRANS IT

Personnel management By Mark Anderson On first thought, bus transportation management commonly has to do with operating and maintaining equipment. But the fact is, the first concern is with the people doing the work in every area of the the business. Management begins in personnel. As the company relies on employees’ quality work, their fair […]

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SECURITY AND SURVEILLANCE

Hybrid video recorders, such as Safety Vision’s Observer™ 4112 and 4120 models, combine both analog and network technology.

Hybrid video recorders: a new solution By Steven Winnefeld The technology for onboard mobile surveillance systems continues to evolve.  Robust analog technology has been employed for many years, and now recently network IP cameras and recorders have gained momentum in transit industry vehicles, promoting enhanced video resolution and many new features.  However this transition in […]

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